Letter – Michael Blackett to Tempest Rayne – 20 Sep 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Sep 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Tempest Rayne
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 7ber 20 1678

Mr Tempest Rayne


I <love> to Employ our owne Countrymen, I have a small vessell wch I Intend you with Coales and other goods, shall write you att Lardge p[er] the Shipp, w[ha]t you Receive pray Lett be disposed of att price Curr[en]t for w[ha]t they will yeild, and the nett proceed Reship mee wth nutmegg, and mace, your way is to buy mee 3 or 4 small baggs, or matts of tow, such as will vend in this place, and putt the goods desired in the midst, and before take great Care that afterwards the baggs or matts be soe well sewd up that they doe not burst, pray minde this businesse and advise mee once in 14 d[ays] how goods Rules with you I am MB

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