Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 7 Jan 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jan 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Allen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Jan 7th 1675

Mr Ed: Allen


Since my comeing home do meet with yours of the p[ri]mo But for answer I cannot afford to Give you your price for your Rey [Rye] In Mr Jacksons Custody but p[er] last I will Give which is 4s p[er] Bush[el] if you will take that I will take sume p[ar]t of it perhaps all but more I cannot Give since I came home I spoake againe to my Miller about y[ou]r pease but not a farthing above <.>s 4d he will Give so I tould him he Could not have them when a better offer presents I shall advise you thereof so wishing you a Good new yeare I remaine MB

offered him 3s 5d for his pease

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