Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 29 Jun 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jun 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mes[seurs]: Charles and James Bancks     			Ditto [Newcastle 29 June 1677]


      My Last to you was of the 19 present to which Referrs you Since none from you so the Less to Inlarge upon, this being Chiefly to Confirme my former, desireing you to observe my servant Phillipp Leece his order from Stockholme In every particular, and safely to send forward the Inclosed ~

      now comes to hand yours of the 15th I will assure you that in the saile of your woodden commodities I did for you, as if they had been my owne, the acc[oun]t thereof shall be sent you as soone as possible but your Timber not yett taken away occationed by what is above written ~

      the <wine> Rennish I have Rec[eive]d In salvo Custodio, how it proves shall know hereafter not a mast[e]r now will undertake your voyadge mentioned they all give mee for Answer, that before they can have your Resolution Sommer [summer] will bee too far spent, for the performing of such a voyadge ~ 

      soe noe more of that I am


£3: p[er] Last is the usuall freight for the above mentioned voyadge and for there abouts I thinke a vessell may be procured if you hasten your answer, but pray advise how far of Lubeck tis, where they must take in there Loading of wooden Commodities	MB
The last letter in this letterbook to the Bankes was on the 18th rather than 19th.

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