Letters – Michael Blackett to Tempest Raine – 18 Feb 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 18 Feb 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Tempest Raine
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Tempest Raine		                                            NewC     feb:  18:  78/9


by the assistance of this place Geo. Dawson ma. you will receive some Coales and Grindstones upon my accot. the quantity of each shall know per next, when pray God she arrives be pleased to Receive said goods, and dispose therof for my most advantidge dispatching the vessel backe again with all speed possible with 200 Bundells rod iron, and <100s> worth of mace and Nutmegs, In buying of which pray act for me to the best of your Judgement, for I leave itt wholly to your discretion, not doubting but you can buy as cheape and as good as another though I was informed when you sent me the last parcel that others bought for them att cheaper   Lett the rod iron be of the smallest sort Excepting 20 or 30 Bund[les] off the Roundest sort for the other goods desired lett them be as good and as cheape as you can procure them, and if by Chance you meet with a reasonable bargaine, I <value> not if you exceed my order £40: or £50 wch I leave to your discretion what mony you want draw upon me p. in the house of Mr Jno. Bolitho and Comp[an]y Goldsmiths London, Be sure you lett me have my goods as cheape as others      I am     MB
The Assistance was a ship captained by George Dawson (see also 20 Dec 1678)

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