Letter – Michael Blackett to George Moore – 10 May 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 May 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moore
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle May the 10th 1678

Mr Geo: Moore


I have yours of the 4th present wch Came to my hands time enough to have sold your Corne wthout Lofting, had the Commodity been marchandable I must Confesse itt has been good Corne, but Lying soe Long aboard has made itt soe very hott, that none as yett will bid mee any mony for itt, the Corne is noe other way damnifyed soe Cannot Lay any thing to the master his Chardge, therefore am to pay him his freight this day, shall deduct the 5s you mention tis all Lofted and must be turned every day for one while noe means be assured shall be neglected for the making itt good Corne againe, and then shall advise you w[ha]t the marchands bidds mee for itt, In the mean time may Expect to heare from mee every other post, my utmost Endeavours shall not be awanting, for the promoteing of your Interest being Really MB

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