Letter – Michael Blackett to Pierre Porrie – 6 Sep 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Sep 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Pierre Porrie
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 7ber 6 1678

Mr Pierre P<orrie>


      I have before mee yours of the 30th past and if att any time I Can serve you in this place, none shall be more ambitious of (nor more Ready to observe) your Comands and in Answer to your sd letter Leed is now £10:- : - p[er] fodder of 21 cwt each hundred qty 112ll, and if I had your Generall order to send as I found occation, I doubt not but I Could procure you the quantity of Leed you desire at Rouen and Newhaven, for wee have Generally once in 14 daies one shipp or other goeing for one of these two places

      for kursies and draperies (wch wee Call dousins) you may have att any time upon a little notice, price of both as in goodnesse the former from 28s to 40s and as to the latter that sort wch wee Generally shipp for oversee is from 2s: 8d to 3s 6d p[er] yard I hope this will give you satisfaction soe remaines MB 

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