Letters – Michael Blackett to James Rankin – 24 May 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 24 May 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Rankin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Rankins and Compy          			NewC    May the 24:  79            


I have received yours of the 20: with all the other Inclosed papers Relating to Alderman Brabants business, who I am to waite upon some time next weeke, of my proceedings you may Expect to be duly advised, with my utmost Endeavours for the advancement of yr Interest, and seeing you have Resolved to accept of his proposition, I shall allow of noe other tearmes, but if can bring him to better I hope you will not blame me the £100: in hand is well, but the Security you mention for the Remainder in my opinion is none of the least, my advice is rather to have ready mony with an abatm[en]t if could be procured, but use yr discretion yr order in every particular shall be observed and soe I remaine        


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