Letters – Michael Blackett to Gilbert Serle – 1 Aug 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 1 Aug 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Gilbert Serle
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Messieurs Gilbert Serle & John Jolliffe          	Newcastle     Aug the primo 1679


Though unknown yet by the Recommendation of my good friend Mr Tho. Smith have made bold to Consigne unto you 30 Caskes of Leed Oare by the African of London Capt. Daniel Gates Commander for the <acct>  Inclosed you have bill of Lading after good Arrivall be pleased to Receive and dispose thereof att price Curr[en]t if you think Convenient or otherwise I meane to sell itt awhile, if you think itt will turne more to our advantadge, wch we wholly Leave to your discretion being for acct. in ½ betwixt said Mr Smith and my Selfe, and as monies Comes In be pleased to Remitt itt us In good London bills, In your next pray lett mee know what goods are most in demand with you that this Country affords, for all sorts of Graine, Coales, Leed, Leed Oare and Grindstones, I can supply you as soone as any, wheat gave a good price last year pray your thoughts about sd graine this year, I have not to Enlardge att present but to desire that kindnesse of you as to lett me know once in 14 d[ays] of occurrences which you in doing whereof you will very much oblidge     MB

as to the weight of each Cask Gentlemen I refer you to my friends letter

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