Letter – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 12 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Burkin    						12 ditto [Newcastle May 1677]


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 8th w[hi]ch before I answer lett mee desire you to direct none of yo[u]r letters any more To William Blackett March[an]t for this before noe was Intercepted by my Cosen William; alias Stockholme w[hi]ch mistake for the Future I desire may bee p[re]vented ~

      I my selfe have made an Inspection Into our Custome house bookes and have founde the Order in question; so that when the vessell Arrives forraigne Custome will bee allowed for 112 Chalders Coaste Custome beinge deducted; I shall write to Mr Verlane accordinge to yo[u]r advice; Soe I remayne


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