Letters – Michael Blackett to George Torriano – 27 Sep 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 27 Sep 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Torriano
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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London Mr Geo: <Torriano>				Newcastle   7ber the 27th   1679


I have before me yours of the 18th and for Answer, In my opinion I have gott a good ship to goe along with the Herring Convoy for Marseilles, viz the yarmth Marchand of yarmth Capt. English Comander, who Dare say is a very honest man, has 10 Gunns, 14 men, I intend to ballast her with Leed, and Leed Oare, and am willing to Serve you for 5: 6: or 700 or 800 barrills of Herrings as others <pays>, lesse you cannot bid me, upon wch if you Resolve Let them Herrings be made ready, and advise given me of yr Intentions per first, that Soe I may either help upon this or take on others,  I am         M B

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