Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 22 Oct 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Oct 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Ch: Banckes


I have before mee both yours of the 10: past and p[ri]mo present I know noe Reason of altering any Entry In the mistake about the RD 1200: tis very strange if any man must have my mony 9 m[onths] and afterwards pay mee wth lesse than my owne there is more Reason to allow mee both Interest and the advance of the Exch[ange] if you be not satisfyed, take you one In this place or with you I will take another, and they shall determine the businesse, by the letter you advise mee of £100: Chardged upon mee, wch I have accepted and shall be dewly paid, w[he]n you write Mr Strother pray tell him that I have given you order (though I doe itt not) not to accept his bills, but w[he]n he Incloses a line under your Covert, unto me, mentioning att w[ha]t Exch[ange] he drawes, soe must leave this Entry In blancke till I heare from him I am MB

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