Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 13 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Allen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Major: Allan          Newcastle 8ber [October] : the : 13th : 1676 


I have not writt you this long time. And now itt makes mee blush to advise you of the baddnesse of our Markett for yo[u]r beanes for att this time they will nott yeild above 18d p[er] Bushell all this while you may bee certayne I am as carefull of them as of they were my owne, for they are kept in as good Loftes as any In Towne, and Constantally turned once a fortnight; w[hi]ch care shall bee continued for theire perseruation untill the order come for the disposall thereof I am


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