Letters – Michael Blackett to George Moore – 13 May 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 13 May 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moore
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo: Moore                                             Newcastle     May the 13: 1679


      I have yours of the 8th present doe wonder att your mistake in my Letter you mention, but I am noe pope, wch I hope will Serve for an excuse.

      I have already advised you how that I could not prevaile with Tho: Gresingham to take in any Rye, he can advise you as much himselfe, I perceive you have hired a vessel to take yours away when Arrives shall be dispatched for will assure you not one Bush[el] sold, I advised you how that I was offered £8: per Last, in 3 m[onths] and that perhaps I might draw him a little higher, but use your discretion  Corne att present Retayled as followeth  wheat 5 ½ s to 6 s the Bush   Rye 2/s 4d  malt 2/s  <wt> pease 2s 8d  Beanes 20d  -  I never questioned you Complyance to my bill of £50:   

      I am     MB

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