Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 17 Jun 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jun 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Cha: and Jam: Bankes           Newcastle June 17th :[16]76


      I have unanswred before mee yo[u]rs of the 9th 19th and 23d  past and 2d present all w[hi]ch I shall now God willinge answer att lardge upon yo[u]r advise In yo[u]r former that Leed is att 25 p[iece]s I have freighted a Vessell; by whome God willinge you shall Re<..>  [Receive] a good quantity; but more of that within a Post or two, once againe I am Satisfied w[i]th Mr Jno Strotheres honesty and ability; soe pray lett his Bill bee accepted for all hee shall draw upon you to the Value of one thousand pounds St[erlin]g as I formerly writt you and as you reimbursse yo[u]r selfe as I ordered; yo[u]r bills shall be discharged when due God willinge

      My Renish Wine I have Rec[eive]d pray advise what itt cost that I may give you Creditt for the same ~

      In your last have advise of RD [rijksdaalder] 1800 drawne upon you all w[hi]ch I have advise of from Mr Strother and of RD 600 all hono[u]r shall bee given to yo[u]r Bill or Billes for the vallue of the same as you reimbursse yo[u]r selfe upon     M:B:
Rhenish – relating to the Rhine

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