Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Mayes – 6 Jun 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jun 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Mayes
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Nicho: Mayes            ditto [Newcastle June 6th 1676]


I have before me yo[u]rs of the 26th past; w[hi]ch I could nott answer sooner; you shall allwayes find mee ready to serve you In what I may bee able to doe for you In this place but I can nott councell you att present to send any sortt of grayne heere price (vizt)

Rye 3s2d wheate 3s6d Oates 14d beanes 2s2d beanes and pease mixt 2s3d Malt 2s4d  Bigge and Barley within a penney of the same Rate Leed £11 p[er] fodd[er]: Coales 6s6d  p[er] Chalder little or noe vent for Corne And tis <verily> thought that all sorts will Sooner Cheaper then dearer you shall find mee upon all accounts   MB:

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