Letters – Michael Blackett to George Galbraith – 13 Feb 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 13 Feb 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Galbraith
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
Mr Geo. Galbraith                                             NewC    feb: 13:  78/9


This comes to accompany Wm Raine by whom I desire you to send me two tonn of the very best French Wine your City will afford, either white or Clarett, wch I leave to your discretion, said Rayne is to buy some Oysters for me, I Intreat you will assist him, for buying of wch al mony he wants be pleased to furnish him withal, and Reimburse yourselfe according to advice per post I question not but what you will study my most advantidge and if we thought capable of Serving you In this place freely Comand on all occations      


The Wine must be putt into ten Gallon Rundletts most convenient for lading - 

Mr Geo. Galbraith                                             NewC    feb: 14:  78/9


the above is a copy of what I yesterday writt you per Wm. Raine who I hope may be with you as soone as this pray present him your assistance and advice upon all occations, and take care that the Wine be of the very best , and put into ten gallon Rundletts, if you and Wm. Raine doe think that two tonn cannot conveniently be had under the Oysters then ship only 1½  tonn or one tonn wch I wholly leave to your discretion but would willingly have two tonn, <as> you are in disburse my former of the 12:  will advise you how to Reimburse yourself    

      I am    MB

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467