Letters – Michael Blackett to George Moore – 26 Aug 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 26 Aug 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moore
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo: Moore                    					Ditto  


I have yours of the 19th but wonder you should draw £100 upon me when the Corne was first sold, you know it was but Conditionally along time itt was before I gott your Answer but afterwards itt was Confirmed, but in the Country time for paymt. begins not till Corne be delivered, and of what is d[elivere]d you have had dew advice, and may Expect your mony accordingly, but tis folly for me to demand itt before. the Remainder of your Corne I due swear to you is Still In my hands, and the both Jno. and Thos. Temple and Jno <Laly> shall <lie>, but shall get itt d[elivere]d within a day or two, for will forbeare noe longer, if they will not with faire means must of necessity, and will force them and likewise may Expect your mony accordingly, never Rely of itt before Soe must begg your Excuse had you given me leave to draw upon you again your bill should have beene paid but shall not pay any mony upon acct. of your Corne till itt Come In, and I protest I have had more trouble to Carry on this businesse, and perswade them to itt than ever I had for any businesse In all my life if nor Content I cannot help itt, am sorry for it Soe remaine       


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