Letter – Michael Blackett to George Moore – 14 May 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 May 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moore
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo: Moore


I will doe assure you your Corne is better than twas, w[he]n itt first Came In I Intend to turne itt every day as Long as I thinke needfull, be assured I will doe for you as if itt were my owne, I Received 1701 Bus[hells] but am assured there will be a great Losse In measure w[he]n itt Comes to be measured out againe, our march<and> will not as yett bid mee any mony for itt, they will Come to mee att Last, as they doe, shall Lett you know w[ha]t they bid and soe I remaine MB

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