Letters – Michael Blackett to James Gould – 19 Aug 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 19 Aug 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Gould
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Gould & Comp[an]y                                             Newcastle   aug the 19th 1679


My last to you was of the 12th present to wch please be referred, since none from you soe the lesse to Enlardge upon, this serves chiefly to Covert to you the Inclosed three bills of Loading for 120 Casks of Leed Oare, wch God sending well to you, be pleased to Receive, and dispose thereof for our most advantage wch we wholly leave to your prudent manadgment.  we are of opinion  the best way is to lett them goe att price Curr[en]t but if you think twill be more for our advantidge to keep them a while we are Content, and what ever you doe shall be to our Satisfaction Mr Tho: Smith will advise you the weight of each Cask  The Commanders themselves has noe bills of Loading whereby to demand there freight, Soe after you have Received your goods and they Come for there freight, doe you demand there bills of Loading, and laugh att them awhile for there great neglect and Carelessness in the matter, but lett them not Come away without itt, this is what offers att present    Soe remaines   


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