Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 26 Jul 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 26 Jul 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Burkin and Comp                    		Newcastle  the  July 26nd  1679


I have received yours of the 24th have fully adjusted your business with Alderman Brabant, and given Counsill order to draw the Security in the best manner that can be on his Colliery   I am sorry you should harbour such bad thoughts of me as to thinke me any way unwilling to Serve you  I will assure you as heretofore, soe for the future when ever you please to lay your Commands upon me, you may Rely of my utmost Endeavours for the promoting of your Interest and why a <Allen [alienation?]> was not made before this, was really that I waited for your Answer about the Interest by post, which I would not abate him without your order, and you say you have allready condescended to itt, but I Sweare that letter never Came to my hand, Gentlemen upon all occations when thought Capable freely Lay their Commands upon me none shall be more ready and faithfull to you, than him that really is without any <Complaint>        MB

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