Letters – Michael Blackett to James Gould – 16 Nov 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 16 Nov 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Gould
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Edwd Gould and Comp[any] 			Newctl 9ber 16th 80


I have received Sev.l of yors the reason why I was silent unto thm was, because tht they required little answer being I all along found all things right just as you writt Coffee Berry I recd long since, Ive yor bill tho I thinke there was noe great neede of drawing the same upon me being you had Effects in yor hands, but soe small a matter shall never make any difference, soe I discharged the same and placed itt to yor debit I p[er]ceive by mr Smith you have not yett disposed of the small Oare, soe tis my desire tht itt wth wt we sent ths yeare, should all goe for Mars[eill]e I am not willing still to sell the round and have the small to lie still in my hands, however shall be satisfyed wth wt mr Smith hath ordered you to doe, I have shippt 400 ps small Leed for yarm.h and 200 ps Leed from ths place in the Constantinople <mr Cht> Consigned to yorselfe But how mr Nich: Skinner, mr Matthew Skinner and myselfe are concerned shall lett you know p[er] next, advise me in yoor next wt good taned calfe skinns will give in yor place and advise me once in 14/d of other occurrences, but yor last lettr you directed itt to me <….> In London by wch meanes itt lay a long time there of wch for the future have a care soe remaines


wn any thing happens about Algeir or Tangier pray lett me know of itt

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