Letters – Michael Blackett to Dunster – 13 Sep 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 13 Sep 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Dunster
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Dunster       						ditto    


I make bold to trouble you with these few lines (not that I < faire> but that you will remember the old business with my friend Mr Bell) to desire that favour of you that you will give me the grant of the first water place that falls In the port, (I can assure you and if my word will not be taken, both Sir Wm Blackett, and Sir John Eden will be bound with me) that I will put in a very honest man this being the first kindness I ever begged of you, In Confidence you will not deny me  I remaine without any <Conylep.n> as really I am     


my man is the very same that Alderman Brabant is for -

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