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Brick Tuck-pointing dilemma

I hired a local contractor to do some brick  repointing needed on my 1838 era home.  I was away for part of the morning and when I came home I found that they were using type S masonry cement for the brick pointing. I had mentioned to the contractor some months before we hired him that I was aware that you needed special mortar mix for old bricks or otherwise, the wrong mortar could cause damage to the bricks. he acknowledged that he was aware of this and was familiar with the kind of mortar to use.  that was about all I knew about the situation other than I knew that you needed more lime in the mortar for historic brick but I didn’t know of the exact proportion or mix. I assume that he did since he acknowledged that he was aware of this issue. So now several areas have been tuckpointed with this portland cement based mortar and I feel that the house may be in worse shape than before he came. I want to fix the house properly so that this is not the case. Should I ask him to remove the mortar from the joints that he pointed with Portland cement mortar and have them replace it with lime mortar? The mortar was placed in the joints two days ago so I would think it is not fully cured yet.
.  Or is he likely to damage more bricks by trying to remove the mortar he put in there? I am looking for expert advice.  any help would be appreciated as now I am filled with apprehension and don’t know what is the appropriate thing to do.

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