Letter – Michael Blackett to William Benson – 1 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Benson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Wm Benson

Sr, I have before mee yours of the 26th past, and Cannot but returne you my hearty thankes for the Same Though Can doe noe good of your friends Iron, nor your owne Anchor palmes, you needed not once to have mentioned ready mony, for w[ha]t iron I buy you may Expect itt, vizt a bill att 8 or 10 d[ays] sight. I am offered Iron att Hull of any sort, for little above  £13: -: - I wonder you Cannot sell soe Cheape as they, I Begg your pardon for the trouble I have given you and remaine MB

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