Letters – Michael Blackett to John Ferryer – 14 Oct 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 14 Oct 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Ferryer
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr John Ferryer                             			Newcastle   8ber the  14th   79


Capt Purvice is arrived, who shall be dispatched, and shall leave roome for 6. 7. or 800 barrells of Herrings, wch I hope you, and my other friends will procure me upon freight wherein shall be as reasonable as any other whatsoever  shall freely leave itt to you to agree for wt you think fitt,  <I Enter> leave for the Coast, for feare of a Second boot with Bell, when with you  pray doe you owne the goods, <Enter> as well as you can of wch more hereafter, and take up mony of the m[aste]rs and draw upon me att Sight Pray Remember me to Capt. English, and lett him know, I hope in God he will yet be in a condition to serve me, however if not Capt. Purvice Seems to be a very civill man, I like him Extraordinary well & if thought Capable to Serve you In this place upon all occations freely Command      


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