Letter – Edward Blackett to John Field – 7 Sep 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Sep 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Field
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Sept 7


Upon the receipt of your letter I acq[uain]ted my friend at newcastle with the price of Red with you who writes me he will not ship any at that price for shud be a great Looser by it I have writ to my son in holland that there is much more rape growes nigh hull then there is about newcastle or stockton & when it gives a good price in holland that he will acq[uain]t you w[ha]t he can afford to give for it clear shipt aboard pray write him the price of rape by the first post & that w[he]n he wants that Comodity there is much more to be had at hull then about newcastle or stockton so Consequently Cheaper I percieve by a letter from him Lately that he hath sent me a Jug or a bottle of Culen Juniper which is proper for the gravel he has shipt it on one of your Hull vessels but neither writes the master nor ships name how[ev]er I Desire you will Inquire for it & send it Mr Scot Crane master of in yorke for to be sent to

      Your assured friend & servt

For Mr John Feild Merch[an]t in Hull

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