Letter – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 27 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Burkin      					Ditto [Newcastle 27 February 1677]


      I have none of yours to answer Soe the less to Inlarge upon this serveinge cheifely to advise you that Henry Law[e] will bee this day Loaden and Cleared; And if this winde hold; I thinke will Sayle God willinge tomorrow morninge Tide; I hope all thinges is to yo[u]r satisfaction the vessell is nott too bigg as was Expected; I doe verily believe shee will nott Stow much above 120 Tonn att Charante ~

      Sir upon the Ma[ste]r his account I will desire that kindnesse of you As that In case hee want any money; for the use of his Shipp either att Rochell or Charante you will please to write to yo[u]r Freinde that hee may bee furnished; w[hi]ch kindnesse hee hopes you will nott deny him this beinge the needfull I Kisse yo[u]r handes and Remayne S[i]r


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