Letter – Michael Blackett to George Moore – 27 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moore
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo: Moore


I have before mee yours of the 23d th[e]reby takes notice your Rye comes for this place, wch I am very sorry of for I feare you will be a Looser by itt, however w[he]n please god itt Arrives, shall Receive itt and dispose thereof as if itt were my owne, payeing the freight as you mention these Collyers that Informed you itt would yeild 22s p[er] quarter were much to blame, the very best will not doe itt, w[he]n once I have had a sight of itt, shall then tell you w[ha]t itt will yeild, had you writ mee w[ha]t you mean by reasonable price, itt might have saved you the Chardge of Lofting under 22s p[er] quarter will not take wch if not to be procured, as I am Confident twill prove, and Resolved to Loft itt and soe I remaine MB

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