Letters – Michael Blackett to George Torriano – 9 Sep 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 9 Sep 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Torriano
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo. < Torriano >						Newcastle   7ber  the 9th  79


I perceive by my friend Mr Jno. Launce of Marseilles that you shortly Intend him a ship along with good Convoy if soe I desire you would please to do me a Kindnesse as att your Leasure In a line or two to mention unto me wt Convoy and upon wt tearmes you will Carry me 4: 5 or 600 ps Leed and 100 or 150 Casks of Leed Oare In doing whereof you will very much oblidge him who if thought Capable of serving you In this place upon all occations freely Command      


Leed £10 pr fodder of 21 cwt each hundred 112lb

Coales 8s to9s p Ch.

Grindstones  15s p Ch.

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