Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 30 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Aprill the 30 1678

Mr Walter Chaytor


I have before mee yours of the 28th present for Answer unto wch must write you in short and in plaine English, that for the freight p[ai]d Jeffreyson I doe not allow of if you have any order to show for the paym[en]t thereof I will very willingly allow of itt the busnesse is very <lame>, I will Refer itt to Jos Pannell and any other, very few would have done the like, w[ha]t Leed oare is unsold pray lett itt Lye till further order and shipp mee of noe Rod Iron, if not allready done tis my great desire wee should Correspond togeather, but I perceive my small Comission is not worth your trouble and soe I remaine MB 

I wonder how you Calkulate the freight to Come to £6<4>: 9: - you writt for freight and primidge I was to pay noe such thing as primidge, pray Looke the bill of Loadeing If I Can doe you any service In procureing of your mony I will doe itt wth all my heart MB

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