Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 4 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Charles & James Bankes


I writt you the 20th past under covert of one to mr peter Wattson & compa[ny] but I questione whether it came to your hand or not because I gave him libertie to burne it if in case he accepted on my Commissione but since I have mett with sume passageis w[hi]ch shall hinder me of Imploying of them so upon Receipt forward the Inclosed to Mr Jno Strother of Stockholme and advise him that you will accept his bills for w[ha]t he shall draw upon you to the valew of £1000 speake alsoe to Mr Townley and pay him what charge he hath bene at if in case he hath accepted any of Mr Strothers Bills already pray tell him that the partie Concern’d repaires unto you for payment and as you discharge Mr Strothers Bills freely reimburse your selfe upon me payable In any house in London & your Bills shall be Honnered I shall God willing write you once a weeke or In 14 d[ays] at longest so at present will Conclude hopeing the above letter of recommendation is satisfactione enough unto you that you may without Danger Comply with w[ha]t is Desired by Sr MB

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