Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 10 Apr 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 10 Apr 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam Burkin and Compee					Newcastle Aprl the 10th 1680

Gentlemen I have beene silent ths long time, wch was solely occationed by expectation of giving you the recept of some money, But I must tell you, plainly tht I Can neither procure you principall nor Interest, would advise you to write me two or 3 sharpe lettrs (wch p[er]haps might doe <more> good) lickewise <yor> pleasure In every p[ar]ticular, wch shall be dewly observed by him who is


I hope you have received the £50 of <S> Benjamin Aylife and pray keepe Solomon Crosbyes note till he come againe, who had better have paid itt thn denyed itt

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