Letters – Michael Blackett to George Moore – 10 May 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 10 May 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moore
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo: Moore                                             Newcastle     May the 10: 1679


I have already advised you the furnishing of ma[ster] Grassingham with £50: and have valued upon you the Same, for my provision and other chardges, I shall att another time discount itt, this is Chiefly to lett you know that discoursing with some merchants this afternoon they offered me £8: per last for your Rye, tis probable I may get somew[ha]t more if itt were my owne itt should goe but use your discretion M Grassingham will informe you himselfe that he was unwilling to take any of itt in having noe orders from you In soe doeing I urged him as much as I could, but could not prevaile, I question not but he will Satisfye you more att Lardge himselfe and soe I remaine      MB

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