Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 20 Apr 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 20 Apr 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam Burkin and Comp[any]				Newcastle Aprl 20th 1680

	Gentlemen I have received yours of the 15th have communicated the Same to  Alderman Brabant, wth whome am to meete some time ths weeke, In order receive Satisfaction, wch way he Intends to pay the Second bond I doe assure you I will act soe, as I would doe were the debt my owne, but he is Just now (or never) winning of his Colliery, Soe to be severe wth him, would undoe him for ever, however pray send another letter, and assure yourself my utmost endeavours shall not be awanting toward the procuring of the whole – I heartily thanke you for yor token by Jno Otway who is not yett arrived wn he does shall advise you—

	you say tht you sent a letter wch you received for me from the widdow <Windermeere>, I wonder how tis missing <as> I never received any Such, pray make Enquiry after itt for I have a very great occation for the same, tht being the needful I remaine


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