Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 22 Oct 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 22 Oct 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam Burkin and Comp[any]					Newct 8ber the 22nd 81


I writt you the last post wch I doe hope came safe to yor hands, I am still of opinion tht yor proceedings are very severe, Tho if they please you they please me, but I must tell you one thing tht itt is all peoples opinions In ths pt of the Country tht you have as good security for yor money, as if you had £1000 p[er] ann. of fee simple and tho att present it lies a little hard upon him, yett there is noe question in all peoples opinions tht he will pay you in lesse time thn he is willing to <take> for feare of a <disabled> gent. I must Confesse tht Alderman is my friend, and you are likewise, end you shall see I shall be as readye to serve you as him; as I writt you in my last be pleased to Employ any either in ths place or these <p[ar]ts> and desire thm but to discourse the businesse wth me, and If I doe not Endeavour for to procure <for you> undeniable securitye upon the motion <upon> thn I will be to blame & never more To ths letter yor answer p[er] first


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