Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 24 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
Messrs Charles and James Bankes 				Ditto


      My last to you was of the 16th present to w[hi]ch Referrs you, Since have delivered your Planck, and as monies comes In, I desire your order, how you please I should dispose pf the same ~

      noe hopes of any Customers for your Timber att 14d a foot ~

      This is my advice, Pray S[i]rs take it In good part ~

      I am now w[i]th yours of the 27th present, with bills for £300:=:= w[hi]ch have first forward to procure the needfull, and am very glad you are att last satisfied of your Error, as alsoe for the advantagious  Exch[ange]: have Credited your acc[oun]t according to your draught upon mee viz 331S:7d and debited you £18:15S: being the advance of the Exch[ange]: tis a very good one that you should expect benefitt by the exch[ange], when the money is mine, but that is not all I have wanted my mon[e]y allmost 8/mo[nths] however shall Reckon but 6/mo[nths] To you at 6p[er]c[e]nt is £9:= Exch[ange] att 34:18 £ fl: 15:13:6, w[hi]ch have alsoe put to your debitt

      you say you have had little use of my mon[e]y, To w[hi]ch I answer had you known it to have been mine, doe believe you would have kept it ready to have answered my occations, but since it Remained as your owne In all probability you used it accordingly, were it my Case should not <scruple> itt and soe I remain


Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467