Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 21 Oct 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 21 Oct 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Burkin & Comp[any]				Newct 8ber the 21st 81


your severe proceedings against Ald.man Brabant does make all his friends forsake him, I am certaine tis not the way to gett yor money, whoever advises you soe to doe is to blame but if itt please you I am satisfyed I shall move one thing more in the Alldermans behalfe wch advice you may take or leave as you thinke fit. Imploy who you will in <ths towne>, and desire thm to discourse wth me provided you give him but time I will helpe yor friend to get you undeniable security paying you soe much a quarter punctually wthout any further chardges, I know £20 a quarter is as much as he can convenientlye pay, but if we can gett more we will unto wch I begg yor answer and remaine


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