Letter – Michael Blackett to Jacques Hayes – 19 Mar 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Mar 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Jacques Hayes
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle March the 19th 1677/8

Mr Jacques Hays


This comes purposely to Enquire after your wellfayre and now there being some liklyhood of a trad[e] betwixt this place and yours, I should be very glad that wee should make use one of another as occation offers; I have a good quantity of Oats In my hands; wch I heare is a good Commodity wth you, pray advise mee the price thereof and how your measure is to London or Winchester measure, if any probability of a little profitt, I cann upon the least notice furnish you wth good Supplyes your answer p[er] first I pray affoard unto MB

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