Letter – Michael Blackett to William Benson – 25 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 May 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Benson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr W[illia]m Benson    				Newcastle May the 25th 1677


      I have before mee yours of the 19 present and according to your order have taken Care of your Iron, but for my p[ar]t I have noe occation neither of the sort, nor any other, having already very well supplyed my selfe for the yeare though if you please to sett upon itt the Lowest price, I will see what I can doe to Serve you my opinion is, if itt give w[ha]t I bid you that will be the most, but use your discretion ~

      pray advise mee If I may sell the narrow by its selfe and att what price, and another thing is wee can never sell goods heare for ready money, but Commonly gives 3/m[onths] time, lett mee have your order In every partivcular, and your Interest I will assure you shall be promoted as much as possible by him that realy is


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