Letters – William Blackett to L Sawyer – 12 Feb 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 12 Feb 1679
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: L Sawyer
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Lo: Sawyer                                              		Newcs   feb:  12: 78/9


the above written you will see what my Cousin Michaell Blackett desires, is upon Rect. of this, pray, advise him the price that you can have good Wines for, and what freight he must Expect to give per tunn from Leith to this place Stockton or Hull, I know you may get the Custome Returned since you Export the wines soe Consequently the price will be reasonable, pray act for him as iff itt were for your selfe or me and you will oblidge     

This William Blackett was son of Christopher, elder brother of the first Sir William, and from whom there is much correspondence elsewhere in ‘Dukesfield Documents’, mostly in the Standsfield papers

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