Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 18 Jun 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jun 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mes[seurs] Charles and James Banks    			Ditto  [Newcastle 18 June 1677]


      My Last to you was the 1st June to which Referrs you, since none from you soe the Less to Inlarge upon, in my last I gave you advice of the sale of your Timber and promised to send you an account of the same after Whitson holly dacis [days] were over, but Mr Greene to whom it was sold by casuallity hee gott a most dangerous fall and all most broake his backe, soe that as yett nothing is done in itt; but soe soone as Mr Greene is able to sturr about to take deliverance of itt, you may expect an account thereof; ~

      I pray send forward the Inclosed to Mr Jno [John] Strother and advise him that you will accept of his bills to the valew of £400: St[erlin]g, on my account, but of In case my Servant Philipp Leece, doe write you from Stockholme and order you not to accept s[ai]d Strothers bills, pray Lett it be observed, and if itt soe fall out, then pray be pleased to accept all Mr Urban Halls bills w[hi]ch: my s[ai]d Servant shall give you advice to be drawne upon you upon my acco[un]t you know how to reimburse your selfe and soe I remaine


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