Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 21 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Allen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 7ber 21st 1675

Major Ed: Allan

Kind friend

I have before me yours of the 16th present the contents have well observed & seeing you leave the disposall of the Beanes wholly to me I doe assure you I will doe for you as if they were my owne but my opinion is they will never reach 3s 6d I wish any one would tempt me with 3s no newes as yet of your pease I pray god the vessell may be in salvo for since Sunday we have had very cruell winds and what doth yet continue but sumwhat Lessened if please God the vessell arrive I shall alsoe dispose of youre pease as I see occation w[hi]ch you may be certane shall be to the best of my knowledge & your most advantidge. Rye retayled to 3s 10d to 4s 2d Oats 18d to 20d Malt 3s beanes 2s 8d pray at your leisure advise how these are with you I am MB

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