Letter – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 17 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Burkin    					Ditto [Newcastle 17 March 1677]


Since myne of the 16th present have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 13 ditto thereby takes noptice w[ha]t you are pleased to say in referringe to the £3:=:= w[hi]ch I placed to account for freightinge the Vessell tenn times more shall nott make any diffrance on my side betwixt you and mee Soe I wholy leave itt to yo[u]r selfe whether you will give mee any thinge or nothinge yo[u]r Result shall bee to my full satisfaction and to this purpose I have this night written to my freinds Mess[eu]rs Willetts who (upon the least word you will Speake) will bee ready to deduct the same; how ever give mee leave to tell you that about this yo[u]r businesse I have att severall times and with severall Ma[ste]rs spent att least 20S w[hi]ch I thinke is but reasonable you should allow mee; but I willingly referre that to you likewise; haveinge noe greater ambition then to remayne


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