Letters – Michael Blackett to John Ferryer – 4 Oct 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 4 Oct 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Ferryer
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mt Jno Ferryer                                     			Ditto 


I am very sorry to hear of Capt English being soe much Indisposed, if not able to Serve me in person you being one of his greatest owners, I doe heartily begg your care in procuring an honest and carefull man in his roome, Att the vessell Come wn itt will I am ready for her, and I hope you will procure me 4 or 500 Barrells of Herrings, Ma[ster] Geo. <Spilman>Sr writes me he sent a great number last year and paid 2½ freight, I fancy he has some to Send this yeare if soe pray lett him be Spoke too, I heare the Corporation has writt to the Secretary of State, to Crave that his Majestie would be pleased to afford you two Convoys for the Herring fleet wch I hope will take Effect    I am 


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