Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 16 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mes[seu]rs Cha[rles]  and James Bankes        Ditto [Newcastle 16 February 1677]


My last to you was of the 10th present to w[hi]ch referres you Since none from you Soe the lesse to Inlarge upon this serveinge cheifly for Covert to the Inclosed I shall say noe more about the RD1200 [Rijksdaalder - Dutch, ‘national dollar’] for itt vexes mee to thinke of itt; I question nott but ere this you have found out the mistake and conveyed satisfaction unto mee; w[hi]ch lett[er]s I now dayly expect and if itt proves Mr Strother his mistake hee is still att London; where you may order himm as you thinke convennient for my part I take my selfe unconcerned for if you will pay RD1200 without my Order I cannot helpe itt I am willinge to affoard you all  assistance I can for the procuringe of the same; haveinge noe other desire then To remayne


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