Letters – Michael Blackett to John Banks – 2 Jul 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 2 Jul 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jno Bankes							Newcastle July 2nd 1680

I have received yours of the 26th past doe tacke notice you have paid the £300:- and valewed the £200:= <$> The £100:- for Leed I have not yett sent, deferring itt on purpose till I went myselfe for must [be] there within 6 or 7 d[ays] and thn shall pay itt wth my owne hands according to your order, and I will freely pay there upon my owne charge and riske 2 3 or £400: att any time to whome you shall order itt, provided you will give me leave to draw the same upon you pr 3 or 4/d[ays] sight yor answer unto wch be pleased afford <directed> unto me to Borrow=Bridge to be left att the port office till called for soe remaines


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