Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 30 Apr 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 30 Apr 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Burkin and Comp[any]					Aprl 30th 1680

Gentlemen This morning I have been wth Alderman Brabant, and have discoursed the business att Lardge, wt can be gott at p[re]sent is the Inter[e]st for the money, wch I have received, soe please to place itt In Confirmity - Gentlemen my opinion is tht if the debt were my owne, rather thn to be severe I would have a little forbearance, for I am very well satisfyed tht my Bro: is very sorely putt to itt att p[re]sent, and Hope tht wthin lesse thn 2/m [months] may make itt a going Colliery, ths is the opinion of all those I discourse wthall, I doe assure you were tht Debt my owne I could not provide wth more caution for the recovery of money, and I hope tht will be satisfactory unto you soe remaines


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