Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 11 May 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 May 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr J B & Com							Newcastle may 11th 1680

      Writt mr James Burkin and Comp[an]y and advised thm tht I cannot procure any more money of Alderman Brabant thn the Interest neither can I gett any sure Information tht his Colliery will be wunne wthin ths 3/m[onths], and tht I doe really believe and am credibly Informed tht he hath a protection from the Duke of Newcastle –

      Mr Wetwang hath valewed this Day upon mr Jno Parke a bill for £230 p 20/d[ays] date, likewise myselfe have valued upon you a bill for £130:, wch wn p[re]sented may please to say tht wn  mr Jno Parke pay us his you will Comply wth mine soe have ordered (if itt should be soe done) Francis Dawson and Solomon Crosby to reimburse you I am In <hast>


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