Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 27 Aug 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Aug 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Augt 27 1678

Mr Ch: Banckes


      My Last to you was of the 13th present to wch Refers you, since have yours of the 19 past, and 9 present in the former have the acct of saile of my Coales wch I shall Examine and advise you in dew time how I finde itt

      as to the mistake about the Rd [Rixdollar, ie. Reichsthaler] 1200: I put the £300 Remitted me to ballance it, w[ha]t you are pleased to Allow mee for the Want of my mony, and Advance In Exch[ange] I shall be Content with if nothing for a much greater matter shall not make any difference betwixt you and me

      pray send forward the Inclosed, I perceive by your Last that Mr Strother hath valewed upon you Rd 1000 and Rd 116 2/3 and that in a post or two you will Reimburse your selfe upon mee wch you may freely doe, pray allwaies advise how many <fl> your draughts makes I am MB

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