Letters – Michael Blackett to George Galbraith – 12 Feb 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 12 Feb 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Galbraith
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo. Galbraith                                            	 NewC    feb: 12:  78/9


      I have occation to ship some parcels of French Wine from my place to severall ports in this Kingdom, and by Recommendation of Cousin Wm. Blackett, hereby make bold to desire that favour of you that when any such order shall come to your hands, you will please to act for my most advantadge, In buying as cheape as you can and procuring the best that hands can be Layd on, and when out of purse you may reimburse yourselfe, either upon mee att sight, otherwise shall remitt itt to whome you shall appointe att London or provided you can get mee the usuall Course of Exch: betwixt your place and London, you may att pleasure Reimburse yourselfe upon Mr Jno. Bolitho and Jno. Wilson Goldsmiths -

      I heare Wine is very cheape with you, may be had for about £18: or 20: per tonn, I desire you upon Rect. to advise mee the price In doing whereof you will oblidge         


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