Letters – Michael Blackett to Thomas Colebrooke – 6 Aug 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Aug 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Colebrooke
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr <Thos> Colebrooke						Do


yors of the 18th past I received as for <Red Oaker> it is soe little used here, tht 10 tun will scarce vend in 10/y time and all our m[er]chts have soe much of itt In there Hands tht scarce any of thm will have occation for any ths yeare or two, soe tht itt will be not worth yor while to send any I should have beene glad of oppertunity of serving you, if therebye any any profitt would have redounded upon you  -- as I shall hereafter be upon all occations wherein you please to command me soe remaines


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