Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 21 Aug 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 21 Aug 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar							Newc[astle] Aug 21st 1680

I have received yors of the 14th and have seriously considered of the p[ro]mises and In answer to wch I am soe often in the Country (where I doe Intend very shortly alltogether To reside and to leave of all trade) tht I cannot soe punctually answer yor letters as I would doe, but I doe hereby desire you to dispose of my goods as if they were yor owne and if you cannot procure me above £8:= for thm to lett thm passe att tht price but I hope you will get nigh £10:= for thm, but for tht I leave to yor discretion not doubting in the least yor most Endeavour for my most advantage In the Interim To pleasure my very good friend George <Cave> Esqr did make bold upon the 12th p[re]sent to value upon you a bill for £80: p[ayable] upon the 6th of <7 bl> next Ensueing to himselfe or ord[er] value of himselfe wch pray lett be complyed wthall, and after sale and delivery of my goods to send me my acct Currt, and In doeing whereof you will very much oblige


Mr Crispe advises me to have paid my bill £23:19.9d pray advise wt you heare from Mr Egee of Lyon

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