Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 9 Mar 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Messrs Ch: & Ja: Banckes


My Last to you was of the 8th present p[er] Wm Lecke more I Cannot say then I have all ready said positively I desire if the vessell Returne for this place that the nett proceed of the Coales be Shipt mee (Lett price be as itt will must Leave itt to your prudent manidgment) In Iron of the two sorts mentioned and if plancke and mum be to be gott according to my Instructions (not above as much under as is possible) and  that you wholly Load backe sd vessell upon my acco[un]t be sure Insure mee £300 or £400 the m[aste]r upon Demand will shew you my Instructions, soe this being the needfull I remaine MB

Tho: Sewell I heare sailed yesterday morening for your port I wish him well to his desired place

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