Letter – Michael Blackett to William Benson – 12 Oct 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Oct 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Benson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Wm Benson


I have yours of the 3d present for Answer, I thinke itt of necessity to have one <take> your Iron weighed buy itt who will, for none here will take itt according to your weight, if you please to give your order to any one, I will treat wth them otherwise if you will stand to the Report of the <K>ings weigh house and give 3 m[onths] time for paym[en]t I Can procure you £13 p[er] tonn, and shall aske noe Commission for may be concerned myselfe, use your discretion I am MB

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