Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 7 Aug 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Aug 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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M[esseu]rs Charles and James Banckes   			ditto   [Newcastle 7 August 1677]


      I have before mee yours of the 13: past, and though I am not in Cash, nor should not be these 3/m[onths] yett am very willing to Lett you have a shipps loading of Coales till moneys Comes In, Soe am seekeing a good vessell, w[hi]ch I hope to procure shortly, by whome you may Expect the Invoyce of the same as alsoe the acc[oun]t of your other goods, w[hi]ch will save a Little mony In posttdge [postage]~

      The Rennish wine proves extraordinary good ~

      I have nothing more to say about my Stockholm Concernes, only that you will be pleased to stick to my former order, w[hi]ch is w[ha]t the present offers, soe Concludes remaineing


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