Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 6 Jun 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Jun 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam Burkin and Compy                      		ditto   


Though I have been Silent this long time yet am not unmindfull of your business but the unlucky <incusuring> of the <keeles> have kept Alderman Brabant soe busie that he could never be att Leasure for as to discourse about itt but yesterday he and I appointed to meet either this day or to morrow of what passes betwixt us you shall be duly advised by him that really is    MB

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