Letter – Michael Blackett to Thomas Western – 21 Apr 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Apr 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Western
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Thomas Westerne   					Newcastle Aprill the: 21th 1677


      I have before mee yo[u]r acceptable lines of the 10th present The contents have well observed I doe confesse I am very much obliged unto you for yo[u]r kindnesse therein Expressed and if ever itt lie in my power to serve you in this place; you shall see itt by deedes; what greate ambition I have to make you a Retaliation In some measure ~

      for short broades from 52: to 54 Inches longe and from 9 to 12 Inch broad w[hi]ch wee call here pann Plates I have att present noe occation haveinge hadd lately a considderable supply from Yorkshire w[hi]ch proves to content but when I want hereafter shall make bold to trouble you w[i]th my Comission not questioninge yo[u]r good usage In the least and for Moulds wee use in this place of 2 Sortes called by the name of Socke Mouldes and Coulter Mouldes; a Mould of Wood of the Exact Size desired shall God willinge send you p[er] first convenience and thereby will desire to know yo[u]r price for such goods In the meane time remaynes


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