Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 9 Jul 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 9 Jul 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Burkin and Comp					Newcastle July 9th 1680


      I have yours of the 3rd Contents have observed I am still in the minde tht the £230:= is not paid and tht there is time <anoiu> for the payment of my £140, wch as I writt you in my last doe not pay itt till further order and wn I doe desire you to pay itt shall send you good bills for yor Rum & <aisincts>

      Inclosed I returne you the bill of £50: wch you sent me last past and doe desire the kindness of you tht you will be pleased to lett one of yor men repaire unto the drawers mother tht is Capt Wetwangs wife, and <plead> my service to her and to tell her know tht if she will not take care for the paymt of ths bill I shall desire her not to thinke much att wt I doe, and soe I question not tht either she or Sr Richd How will pay itt upon sight, if not, be pleased to send itt to Mr Wm Nephew <&c> In <dover> who has the post full order wt to doe wth itt, ths being the needfull I kisse yor hands & remaine


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