Letter – Michael Blackett to Thomas Western – 1 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Western
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Thomas Western

Sr, I have before mee yours of the 26th past, for wch I returne you my thankes, but Cannot accept of your motion I was all along Credibly Informed that your selfe was the onely mann for buying Iron of who had Generally the best, and Could sell Cheapest, wch made mee more ambitious to deale wth you, for your Iron It may be good, itt had need for you are the very dearest In London, I am offered itt from many hands much Cheaper, I wish itt were att £20:-:- a tonn as they may Expect ready money soe remaines MB

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