Letter – Philipp Leece to Charles Banks – 13 Nov 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Nov 1677
Correspondent: Philipp Leece
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Messrs Banckes

      You may a little wonder that of late you have not heard from my master, but the businesse is in short that he rather could possible write you, nor doe I thinke you will heare from him this month, att least, however care is taken for payment of all your bills, In which you need not fear any neglect and after Mr Jno Strother his draughts for RD 1650: is dischardged, you may please to accept his bill to the valew of £150:- more, which you may please to advise him of, and send him forward the Inclosed.

      about two months agoe my Master sent you by shiping by one Robt <Rewlen> the account of your Goods Consigned to him by Hen: Laws and Jno Fell, but I heare sd vessell was by great storms driven into Amsterdam River and then still Lying and repairing, soe that of my owne accord I thought good to send you a Coppie which you have Inclosed you know to w[ha]t valew you have <stood> upon sd account and for the remainder lett mee have your order and itt shall be observed

      Your two bills for £200: - & 177: 10: 10 are both accepted and shall be punctually paid when dew, as alsoe w[ha]t more bills you shall att any time draw when my Master comes home you may Expect a letter from him att lardge, 

      This being w[ha]t I thought Convenient I remayne PL p[er] MB

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