Letter – Michael Blackett to William Thompson – 11 Aug 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Aug 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Thompson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr W[illia]m Thompson    					Newcastle August the 11th: 1677


my Last to you was of the 7th present to which referrs you since I could expect none from you soe the less to Inlarge upon, this being Chiefly to advise you that here is lardge Commisions comd to towne to buy all leed possible, and I my selfe have gott one, and have this day got all the Leed that is to be had att present, soe be pleased to advise mee p[er] very first Convenience if you have occation for any, for doubtlesse others will gett Commissions within a post or two as well as my selfe, and then I am wholly p[er]swaded itt will be very deare, so w[i]th my service to your selfe Concludes remaineing


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