Letters – Michael Blackett to Edmond Thaxter – 4 Sep 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 4 Sep 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edmond Thaxter
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Edmond Thackster                                      Newcastle   7ber  the 4 1679


I have writt you Severall letters, but never recd one line In Answer to any of them  I have freighted Capt. English for Marseilles if you could help me with 3 or 400 barrils of Red Herrings upon freight you would doe me a kindnesse     I am informed the usuall freight is 2 <Dlrs> per caske if soe much cannot be gott, I shall be willing to abate wt you <thincke> Convenient wch I wholly leave to your Discretion, about wch Concerne a line att your leasure would be very welcome unto  M B

5 [Sept] ditto sent a copy by post

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