Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 18 Apr 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 18 Apr 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam.  Burkin and Compy                                   	NewC     Aprl   25:   79

I have before me yours of the 19 th present the Contents I have observed and have had some discourse with Alderman Brabant who I finde ready and willing to Comply with his proposition formerly mentioned unto you wch if itt were my Case I would accept of without any more to doe, you mention a probability of his gaining of a Colyery, but if you Rely upon that may perhaps goe without, to trouble him att present is his undoing and will prove to your Losse, if you please to Impart unto mee your tearmes (wch  pray lett be as moderate as is possible, under wch I shall not goe, and you willing to Referr the whole to mee, I will act for you, as if itt were my owne Concerne, <pu.l/t> in hand and his own bond (if noe letter can be gott) will doe well, that is my opinion wch pray keep secret, but use your discretion and Soe I remaine as really I am     MB

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