Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 21 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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M[esseu]rs Cha[rles] & Ja[mes]: Bankes     Newcastle 8ber [October] : the 21th  1676


My last to you was of the 20th present To w[hi]ch referres you Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 10th 8ber [October] w[i]th my account Currant for ballance of w[hi]ch when yo[u]r bill is presented itt shall find acceptance and payment when due and when Mr Strother drawes upon you the 400 RD [Rijksdaalder - Dutch ‘national dollar’]  I pray comply w[i]th his bill and reimbursse yo[u]r selfe freely upon mee I assure you that yo[u]r bill shall find the same hono[u]r And punctuallity In the complynce therew[i]th as yo[u]r former billes have done for yo[u]r Wooden Comodityes nothinge to speake of hath happened Since my last I am in p[er]suit of a Customer for the same; wee both as yett stand of att a greate distance I know nott how itt may prove as I p[ro]seed God willing you shall have advice In the meane time bee assured I will doe for you as itt were my owne Concerne and soe hopeinge you will belive mee I remayne       


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