Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 2 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Allen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newc[astle] 8 ber 2nd

Mr Ed: Allan


 I have before me yours of the 28th past w[hi]ch requires Little answer but only to satisfie you that I p[ai]d Jno Stockesly no freight soe that you may please to do it with what more satisfaction you thinke convenient I will not say but he may be an honnest man but if he be, il est L<’>unique de son Etoffe that ever I herd of I cannot be bid a farthing above £10 p[er] last for your pease not £9 for your Beanes so am resolved to keep then awhile Longer doe not feare that I shall put you to any great Charge in keeping them more than is needfull I will assure you, Occurrences as in my Last I am MB

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