Letters – Michael Blackett to John Launce – 3 Dec 1678

Document Type: Letters
Date: 3 Dec 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Launce
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jno. Launce                                            				Newcastle    xber 3rd  78


      I have before me yours of the 15th past (addressing that Recd. of mine of the 15th and 18th  8ber) and I heartily thank you for your readiness, to use your utmost endeavours for the promoting of my interest, in what concerns soever, I shall att any time consigne unto you    one thing more I must desire of you viz: that you will please never to miss an opportunity of adressing me whensoever any Commodity is much desired or much wanting with you   Especially such as this kingdom affords - 

      I have advice from Yarmouth that my 400 pcs Small Leed are shipt for your place, per next.  Shall know in what ship and what freight you are to pay and for future will endeavour to have constantly supplies in your hands that you may be ready to Embrace any good market when it offers, but our mariners are here very fearfull none will venture without convoy, God send once peace with Algier - I take notice how your Exch[ange] goes, but time enough yet to order my mony when God sends any. per next shall give you an acct. of your sample of Read Cloth, as likewise it more needful    In the mean time remaine


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