Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 14 May 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 14 May 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam Burkin and Comp[any]				Newcastle may 14th 1680

I writt you att lardge the 11th p[re]sent about Alderman Brabants business as alsoe about a bill of £130 wch I valewed upon you ths serving chiefly  for Court to the Inclosed notes, wch wn <gad man/galman> has procured, place the same to my creditt, and Comply wth a bill wch I ths day upon you for £55:- p 25/d[ays] sight to wch Henry Bailland or order valew of mr Wm Mackmorran as for the other bill of £130 you need not fear tht you shall pay itt ths m[onth] for I am Credibly Informed tht ths other bill of 230:-= mentioned in mentioned in my last will not be punctually complied wthall and besides I have ths said bill is but for about 140<l> pray Gentlemen discourse tht business wth mr Parker and if he will pay £230:- tht you will pay mine, but I doe earnestly request itt of you not to pay one farthing of mine Jno Wood Esq to whome Mr Wetwangs bill is payable be satisfied for £230:= one way or another In doeing whereof you will very much oblige-


Davison for £40

a note upon Richd <Hutton> for £30:=

a note upon Francis Dawson for £60:=

a note upon Wm Burton for £30:=

a note upon <Solo> Crosby for £20

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