Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 19 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Aprill the 19 1678

Mr Ch: Banckes


I have before mee yours of the 5th present, wherein you say that by your former of the 26th past you advised mee of Wm Lecks safe Arrivall wch Letter I sweare to this day is not Comd to my hand and I was not a Little vexed that all the Concerned had Advice of his Arrivall, but my selfe who is most of all Concerned, however I am Glad he is well, if he returne for this place I hope you have Loaded him of according to former directions, if not, I question not your Endeavours In the saile of my goods to my most advantidge, the disposall thereof I wholly Leave to your discretion and as monys Comes In, pray Lett itt Ly by you till further order from MB

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