Letter – Michael Blackett to John Strother – 9 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Strother
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr John Strother   					Ditto  [Newcastle 9 March 1677]


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the first present but noe satisfaction as yett from Mess[eu]rs Bankes about the RD1200 [Rijksdaalder] I can nott Immagine where the mistake is; Soe shall Censure neither of you till I know the Certaynty if on Bankes side I shall deale w[i]th him well enough and if on yo[u]rs Indeed I thinke you neither will nor cann In reason but offer mee principall and Intrest I shall say noe more untill I know who committed this greate; ~ doe you thinke I referr itt to yo[]u]r selfe that there is any reason I should bee £300 soe longe out of Purse; either for Mr Bankes or you, I think nott

      I have spoake to Mr Eden; who will write you this post att large pray when any letters from Stockholme lett mee know if they concerne mee, when I write my Father shall signifie unto him the discharge you mention; all Freinds here God bethanked are merrily disposed I am


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