Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 9 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mess[eur]s Char[les]: & James Bankes         		Newcastle March the: 9th: 1676/7


      My last to you was of the 16th of February To w[hi]ch referes you Since none from you soe the lesse to Inlarge upon; I will God willing write you att large this morningenp[er] Post. In the meane time meeting w[i]th the conveniencey; of the bearer hereof Mr George Johnson makes bold to trouble you w[i]th the Inclosed w[hi]ch I desire you to gett Enrolled the first Court day. And to dispatch itt unto mee p[er] first conveniencey I am in hast

      Ditto ~ Sirs the above is coppie of w[ha]t I writt this morninge p[er] Mr George Johnson; the contents thereof bee pleased to observe now Since my last p[er] Post (a Coppie whereof you have allsoe above) have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the p[ri]mo past for answer unto w[hi]ch may take notice that att last I have Sold all yo[u]r Planke To Mr Edward Greene ½ p. att 3/m and the other ½ . 2/m after; the brack for 40S and the Planke for £3=:= a loade itt will be measured and d[elivere]d within 3 or 4/d[ays] and for yo[u]r Timber accordinge to yo[u]r Order shall dispose of none under 12d a foot~

      To this day noe satisfaction from you about the RD1200 [Rijksdaalder] w[hi]ch I wonder noe little att I am   MB:

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