Letter – Michael Blackett to Michael Clipsham – 12 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Michael Clipsham
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Mich Chipsham


I have before me yours of the 6th present signed alsoe by Mr <Swynocke> w[hi]ch I shall answer in short for can say no more to it than that I sould your prunes according to your order as soon as I could & as well as I could am sory w[ha]t I did did not prove to Content I will not say but Alderman Webb gave  9 s for the same prunes: for I have wine on my hands w[hi]ch any one shall have for £20 p[er] tun & yet I <sould> a good quantity of the very same wine for £36 p[er] tun what for wine is it then that I have <let> the very refusall the outcasts of a percell such as your prunes were & can any one expect as good a price for a bad Comodity as a good one In that I did as well as I could & so remaines MB

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