Letters – Michael Blackett to James Cooke – 24 Aug 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 24 Aug 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Cooke
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Cooke						Aug 24th 80

Yours I have received the contents whereof have well observed and In answer to which may please take notice tht I never promissed to stay a month or 2 so desire of you if you cannot gett tht which to tacke pt if It be £50 a time take itt and come plaine of him sore for <not> paying of itt and be still calling of him <itt> if itt wr ever  yor owne debt, In wch I fdesire yor Complyance & remaine


Lead £9.10.8 p[er] foddr

Iron £13:= p[er] tonn

Pitch £24.8 p[er] barrell

Tarr 18/8 p[er] fodder

Butter 14/8 p[er] firkin

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