Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 31 Dec 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Dec 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Allen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Stockton xber 31 75

Major Allen

I writt to you the 28th present from home since w[hi]ch doe meete with yours of the 23th w[hi]ch before I answer, lett mee Advise you <once> againe that if you will take a Reasonable price for your Rye in the hands of Mr Robert Jackson, I will be your man for that <Concern> for I have a way of sendinge the same, the truth is my Father Imployes a greate many men in his Coale Works & Leed Mynes all whome I doe furnish w[i]th Corne, & am almost out of Stock, But doe what you please for if <you> will not sell others will the man that offered mee 3s 4d for there pease is my Miller & for whome I will ingadge, but not a farthing above that price he will not give wi[hi]ch I presume you will not take, soe they are still to the fore when a better opptunity presents I shall advise you thereof & soe I remayne MB

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