Letter – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 9 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Burkin     					Newcastle March the 9th: [16]76/7


      In answer to yo[u]rs of the 27th past; may please to take notice that I freighted the vessell upon yo[u]r account before any contradictore order came to hand nor can I find that ever Recc[eive]d any; onely that if in case Such a vessell as you desired could nott bee procured then to desist; but I hope the Inclosed Invoyce will satisfie you that as for the vessell noe exception can be taken haveinge in my opinion fully answered yo[u]r expectation Therein Soe hopes w[ha]t I have done is to yo[u]r content. And that this Inclosed Invoyce after examination thereof will prove soe likewise the ammount of the same beinge £183:5:9 have this day vallewed upon you payable 10/d[ays] after date to Messieurs Hump[hrey]: Willett and Compa[ny] or Order w[hi]ch pray lett bee complyed w[i]thall ~

      I writt you the 24th past that if you thught itt convenient: I would willingly have beene ¼ p[ar]t concerned In s[ai]d voyadge answer unto w[hi]ch I might have had two Poastes Since; yo[u]r Silence make mee conclude of yo[u]r unwillingnesse; Soe takes my selfe uncon[c]erned; haveinge otherwise disposed of the money w[hi]ch Intended for that purpose I question nott yo[u]r complyance w[i]th my Bill Soe remaynes


Inclosed is a bill of Loadinge and another I have sent to Mr Hen[ry] TerSmitten

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