Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 12 Jan 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jan 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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M[esseu]rs Cha[rles]: and Ja[mes]: Bankes      Newcastle Jan[uary]: the 12: 1676/7


      The above is Coppy of my last to w[hi]ch Referrs you my last to you was of the 6th ditto your answer unto the same I doe  not question but is dispatched ere this if not pray let it be done with all expedition

      I have att last mett w[i]th my Customers, with whome I have had soe much discurse, if I find neither there old store to be nigh gone, nor they att all willing to buy more, Especially yours that is not sette for sale, In the place (as they say) there finall Resolution is soe unreasonable In my opinion that I once thought not to have acquainted you with itt, but Recolluting my selfe if you thought itt nott convenient to keepe you from the knowledge of my proceedings and actuals In your businesse soely that you may know here your goods is esteemed In this place pray take notice that <40d> a Load for the brook £3:= a Load for the Rest of the planck, and <6d> a foot for all the timber is by oaths and protestations the very most they will give Soe wee parted. Gentlemen I desire you will a lease, if you thinke Convenient to <.....> mee to a price under w[hi]ch I must nott sell, I shall know your pleasure, and be assured as much above as <can be> procurd shall be gotten, I am


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