Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 16 Aug 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 16 Aug 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Burkin and Compy.                                          Newcastle   Aug the 16th 1679


I have before me yours of the 12th sent whereby perceive you are a little impatient, Expecting to have advice of the  full Settlement of your business but must have patience a little longer, and not in the least Alderman Brabants fault, for I know of noe new difficulties that can arise In reallity, our Counsillers having been wearied for these fourteen daies being past with our Assizes, are gone into the Country 3 or 4 daies to Refresh themselves assure your selves noe time shall be lost for the Effecting thereof and soe kissing your hands Remaine          


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