Letters – Michael Blackett to John English – 4 Oct 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 4 Oct 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John English
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Capt English                                                 			Newcastle   8ber the  4th  79

I have yours of the 16th past, and very sorry for your soe great Indisposition of health, I pray god turn itt for the best, for I am desirous to have you to serve me in person, but if itt please God to order itt otherwise I desire your Care in procuring me an honest man in your roome, and now lett your vessel come as soone as you please, for am ready for you and very desirous to see yrselfe, for I hope Mr Ferryer and you will procure me 4 or 500 Barrells of Herring upon freight wch I leave to your discretion and remaine   M B

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