Letters – John Wilkinson to George Moore – 22 Nov 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 22 Nov 1681
Correspondent: John Wilkinson
Recipient: George Moore
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr George Moore							Newcl 9ber 22nd 81


yors of the 4th p[er] Mr Tho Whithorne on the 16th Instant In my ma[sters]  absence was presented unto me to wch thn give noe answer but told the ma[ster] tht if he could suffer for 5 or 6/d <that> if the money would serve att 5 or 6/d and I could write to my ma[ster] and hence an answer in tht time and I told him I thought there was noe question tht my ma[ster]would comply wth wt you desired, soe he told me itt would serve and desired me to doe soe, wch accordingly I did, and Inclosed yor letter unto him whose answer was tht Itt would <furnish> the ma[ster] wth wt money he desired, and valew the same upon you and withall to write you tht he would not have done itt but regard of yor former correspondency and to doe you a kindeness tht is to dispatch the vessell, and for the future he desires to be excused haveing left of tradeing but but wn I came to Enquire for the ma[ster] wch was yesterday they told me he was gone downe to <Leith>, and tht he had gott creditt for wt he wanted Elswhere wch doubtless he could not want upon yor acct ths being the needfull att present I remaine for My ma[ster] MB


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