Letter – Michael Blackett to Peter Barr – 20 Sep 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Sep 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Barr
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Barr


      I heare that wheate is a good Commodity with you if you have occation of any I Can procure you tenn or twenty thousand Bus[hels] as good as England can afford for 4s 

      if you trade to Ligorne I desire you will please to send mee a letter of Recommendation to your friend, for I know you trade with none but honest and able march[an]ds, if not, if you will please to procure me one you will very much oblidge mee, and wherein I Can Serve you In this place, upon all occations you may freely Lay your Commands upon MB

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