Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 29 Oct 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 29 Oct 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar							Do 

I thanke you for yors of the 19th. I have gott an asnswer from Capt Milburne wch is noe way satisfactory att all a letter meerely made up of lies and stories, soe pray lett yor sevt deliver the Inclosed to him, and If he seeme any way high I desire yor servt lett me know itt, for as I have been a great means for the setting of him up I feare he will make me be a means for the pulling of him downe againe, pray <..> dispatch me a letter of creditt to an <honest> man att <Dunkirke> for I have a shipp tht I feare will be stoppt there, the being needfull I kisse yor hands & remain


I have 200 dozen tannned calfe skinns as good ware as is In England wch I Intend to shipp to morrow and consigne uno you, pray lett yor servt Enquire the price thereof If I can gett a good price will resolve to sell thm, If not I intend thm either for Mars<..> or Ligorne, or any other better markett if you will be pleased to lett me know of itt

								Newct 8ber the 29th 80

Writ Mr Edwd Milburne of his business	MB

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