Letters – John Wilkinson to Charles Banks – 14 Jul 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 14 Jul 1679
Correspondent: John Wilkinson
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr  Charles Banckes                                   Newcastle     July the 14th  1679


My ma[ste]r this day goeing out in town ordered me to write you that Mr Nich: <Bilton> Comander of the Endeavour of Newcastle Comeing for your place, and he being an owner of his vessel hath prevailed with him to pay unto you what monies he can spare, Soe my ma[ste]r desires that you will be pleased to Receive itt and keepe itt in your hands for the use formerly advised, if the M[aste]r want a freight either for London this place or any other where if you could procure him a good one my ma[ste]r would think himselfe very much oblige unto you, Soe this being the needful att present remaines for my ma[ste]r Michaell Blackett   JW

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