Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 27 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Aprill 27th 1678

Mr Walter Chaytor


I have none of yours to answer soe the lesse to Inllardge upon, my Brother Daveson last post Received great news from you, I would have taken itt as a kindnesse if you had been pleased to have hinted the same unto mee, not one in towne but he, has that news, I hope tis not true, for if itt be I know who will be sufferers as for the saile of my Leed oare I Leave itt wholly to your discretion and as monys Comes In be pleased to remitt itt mee In fine small Rodd Iron

I will not say you are to blame, In not adviseing mee the price of Leed once in 10 or 14 d[ays] but I wish you would be pleased to doe itt, I have Constantly a parcell by me, and w[he]n ever any Encouradgem[en]t, Could supply you In a short time, and pray advise mee how that <drosse> proves my father send you, for if any profitt to be gott by itt, I Can send you enough of itt att any time and soe I remaine MB

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