Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 14 Oct 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 14 Oct 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
Mr James Burkin and Compy                  		ditto       


Yours of the 4th and 7th Came both to my hand last post togeather  have not as yet met with Alderman Braband to dd him the Counterpt by you signed, the papers you desire shall have per next, but for Leazes expect none, for I writt you formerly they were in another partners hand, who will never deliver them without Suite, for my <live> I Cannot procure you a bill neither for love nor mony, Soe must have patience till you have an opportunity of draweing I offered <4 pc> but Indeed I can meete with none that has mony att London  -  my Chardges are only for portidge £1:13:4d for halfe Chardges of the writeings as Councill orderd £ - . 8 . -  for my Councills paines as allsoe for mine and Chardges leaves itt to your discretion, but would desire you to Remember my Councill who tooke a great deal of paines in the business and ordered that every deed you sent down to be mended in severall places, the most material was in the last payment wch you made to be in anno 81 and should be in 80  otherwise it would have past, for the other Councill took noe notice of itt.  I am    


Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467