Letters – Michael Blackett to Matthew Skinner – 29 Oct 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 29 Oct 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Skinner
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Matthew Skinner						Newcst 8ber 29th 1680


      I have yors of the 19th and have according to yor order tht day shippt foure hundred <ps> of Leed for Yarm.h consigned unto mr Jno Allberton, and have further advised him the needfull wch pray Doe you aver againe, as to the disposall therof—

      next post shall have Invoyce, and yor part charged upon you wth as long time as I can procure, I have allsoe agreed for freight for the 200 ps Leed for Rouen, but I feare will not be gott shippt till Tuesday or Wednesday as I proceed you shall be advised soe remaines


In pt of the two Cargoes have ths day valewed a bill upon you for £150:  p[ayable] upon the 15th 9ber [November] next unto mr Richd Wall or order valew of himselfe—


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