Letter – Michael Blackett to George Moore – 8 Nov 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Nov 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moore
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 9ber the 8: 78

Mr Geo: Moore


      I have before mee yours of the 29th past, and shall observe your order about the Corne the price of Graine as Retailed vizt Rye 2s wheat 4s 6d oates about 12d malt 22d bly and barley 20d pease and beans 20d Leed £10 - - p[er] fodder of 21 cwt each hundred qty 112 ll Coales 8s to 9s p[er] Ch[alder] butter 14s to 15s p[er] firkin

      if you have occation for any wheate, I Could Supply you with as good and as Cheape, as any in these parts, I have of late had pretty good Commissions for that Commodity, and have shipt a good quantity, I pd not 1<.>s for any I had, wee grow as good wheate as is in England, if I Can serve you or your freinds freely Comand MB

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