Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 19 Jun 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Jun 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr: Ca: and Ja Bankes          ditto [Newcastle June 19th 1676]


      My last to you was of the 17th present; w[hi]ch I hereby confirme Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 6th present In w[hi]ch takes notice of £288: St[erlin]g drawne upon mee w[hi]ch bill is nott yett p[re]ssented when t'is God willinge itt shall bee accepted and pay[e]d when due ~

      I still confirme my former Order In desiringe you to accept Mr Jno Strotheres Billes to the value of £1000: St[erlin]g and as you reimbursse yo[u]r selfe upon mee, bee assured all hono[u]r shall be given to yo[u]r Billes my Vessell is a Ladeinge; by my next shall advise you w[ha]t goods you may demand w[he]n please God She arrivees w[i]th you pray send forward carefully the Inclosed

      Sir I have a Brother and a Freind I suppose att Hambrough att p[re]sent either Mr D: Welkines Dicciekson or Mr Tobyford and Appleyard will acquaint yo[u]r Man where to find them if you will please to doe next the favo[u]r as to lett yo[u]r man goe and present my Service to them you will very much oblidge    M:B:

      My Brotheres name is Wm Blackett my Freinds name is Wm Creah      M:B:

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