Letters – Michael Blackett to John Launce – 25 Dec 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 25 Dec 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Launce
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jno. Launce                                        		Newcastle   xber the  25th 1679


I have not for these 5 weeks by past dewly answered your letters having had some extraordinary business in the Country but God willing shall doe for future next post shall give you a Copy of what my man writt you from yarmth. and write you att lardge wch now I have not time to doe, have only to advise you that Mr Hurbt. Aylwin has 100 pcs Leed to send you upon my accot.  the first opportunity and I hope to Send him 100 pcs more very shortly   I  am  


Yours of the 12th present brings me good news of the arrival of the vessel   my opinion is Clearely for Markett price upon arrival, but as before shall allwayes leave my Concernes to    your discretion, if you att any time thinke twill be for my advantidge to Sellar [ie. store – ‘cellar’] shall be Content, not doubting but you will allwayes doe for me as for yrselfe           MB

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