Letters – Michael Blackett to Hubert Aylwyn – 7 Jun 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 7 Jun 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Hubert Aylwyn
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hurbt Aylwin                                              Newcastle    June the 7  1679


I have this day Shipt in the England of London Robt Lawrence Commander fifty Caskes of Leed Oare qty Netto 262Cw[t]:=:20  I suppose he sailed this afternoon, and I hope may be with you as Soone as this, pray Lett Immediate Enquiry be made after him, and after founde , unloaden as soone as is possible for I have promised the m[aste]r he shall not stay by any neglect of yours wch I question not but will be performed accordingly, and that rather because itt will tend to my advantadge, if possibly itt could be forwarded with the present Convoy, and though I writt you last post of what freight usually was given, yet I cannot tell you how times are att present, Soe leave itt to your discretion, desiring you to Comply upon the Reasonable Tearmes you can, not questioning but you will study my most advantidge therein, as allsoe in all other chardges as likewise for the Custome thereof, for further particulars I refer you to my Last, if in the Custome House you get <of> for <ann> tonne itt would doe very well, I question not your utmost Endeavours, Soe will acquiesce of your proceedings, pray give both me and Mr Jno. Launce an acct. in doing whereof you will oblidge    MB

Bills of Loading might be taken in Mr Thos. Smiths name of this place marchd and my owne being equally concerned, and write to Mr Thos. Smith of the proceeding as well as to mySelf.

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