Letters – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 3 Dec 1678

Document Type: Letters
Date: 3 Dec 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Charles Banks
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Charles Bankes                                            Newcastle    xber 3rd  78


I have before me yours of the 8th and 12th past for Answer to the former may please to accept all bill that Mr Strother shall draw upon you upon my accot. for I am satsfyed with his honesty and that he will draw noe more that is needful, and as you Reimburse yourselfe upon me, all your bills shall be duly complied withal - for answer to your last letter may note that I have accepted your two draughts upon me, one £150 to laiy knightly and £123 -8-1 to Wm Wentworth complyance to both wch. you need not feare will doe - pray let us have noe more words about that <cabling> business, as I said before tenn times a greater matter shall make noe difference on my side and that you may see I will not be unreasonable  I shall defer itt wholly to your owne selfe therefore desire you will please to send me per first Conveniance a small rundlett of old Hock for any surplus, as much as you think is reasonable and very willing to give me otherwise would rather have none, for doe assure you wheather any or none shall be to the satisfaction of  


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