Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 6 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Aprill the 6 1678

Mr Walter Chaytor


I have yours of the <8>th present whereby I understand that Leo: Jeffreyson would deliver unto you twenty four Casks Leed oare upon my acct I hope you were soe wise as to pay him noe freight I suppos[e] one Robt Grainge may <dd> you 26 Caskes more wth twenty Copper plates Sweeds mony, pray pay noe freight of neither, but w[ha]t you Receive be pleased to dispose for my most advantidge wch I wholly leave to your discretion, but <p I ouerne> doubts but the oare will yeild above 4<g ll p[er] to> for to my Certaine knowledge tis as good as ever Came from this place, and am unwilling to sell itt att that rate, however leaves itt wholly to you, to dispose thereof as you thinke Convenient, write mee as much as you will of occurrences in your letter, but send noe price Currants they being Chargeable w[he]n you are In Cash for mee be pleased to Remitt the nett proceed in rodd Iron.  the keeping of accts (as I shall for ever have all my other Concerns) I really leave to your discretion and soe I remaine MB

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