Letter – Michael Blackett to William Benson – 17 Aug 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Aug 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Benson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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mr W[illia]m Benson    					Newcastle August the 17: 1677


I yesterday sold your Iron to mr Hen[ry]: Hargrave for £12l:15s:= to pay within 4/m[onths] and though I say itt I think t’is very well sold paym[en]t when dew you need not feare, I doe not question your aggremen[en]t hereof for my part I doe a Little wonder how I got him up to that price, but shall acquiesce, I hope you will be content w[hi]ch will be much to the satisfaction of


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