Letter – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 6 Apr 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Apr 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Burkin    					6th Ditto [ Newcastle 6 April 1677]


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 27th past the Contents have well observed for answer unto w[hi]ch: may please to take notice I am very ready and willing to submitt unto w[ha]t you say but as to the: £3:=:= and my Expense formerly mentioned but I am sorrey you should have reason to call any of my Charges placed to account unreasonable I will say nothinge of w[ha]t you payd for yo[u]r Goods but I am certaine nott one In Newcastle would have letten you had them att the rate; And as good Goods you had as comes from this place for the future when ever you thinke mee Capable of Serveinge you none shall obay yo[u]r Commandes w[i]th more readynesse and fidelity then my selfe haveinge a greate ambition to remayne


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