Letter – Michael Blackett to William Benson – 17 Jul 1677

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


I understand by Cosin Jno Rumney that when I have occation for your Iron, you Expect to hear from mee, so which I thought good to Lett you know, that I neither have nor shall have the yearn for such sorts, haveing already very well suppelyed my selfe but I am ready to doe you all the service that lyes in my power, soe if you have a mind to sell itt pray Lett mee know your Lowest price, which if I Can procure, or above, for you, I will be well, and if not tis but my Labour Lost, which is really att your service if a parcell of square Iron from 2 ½ to 2 ¾ and I 3 Inches square Could be had reasonably, I would not <Care> to venter of 5 or Tenn Tunn for a tryall, pray your advice unto


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