letter – Edward Blackett to John Van de Wall – 8 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 8 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Van de Wall
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr Van Meel

Sir                							8 Sept[ember] 1713

      I perceive by y[our]s of the 8th that you have got one the two Cows & the bull Calf, am Sorry there is no hull Vessel w[i]th you at present, but I hope in a short time you will find a conveniency to Ship them for hull,

      I wond[e]r my Son Christopher Blackett has not Remitted you more than Forty pound Sterling, for he has much more moneys of my Son Johns in his hand, shall write him by this post that if has not already done it to do it w[i]th all possible Speed,

my Son John owe as follows

Dr Wim Vishoek   £194  1

Mr Johnson        118   

Mr Morgan          60

Mr Mingay         100  

In all           £472  1

when I know what you are in disburce upon my Acc[oun]t Shall order a bill to be Remitted to you w[i]th a thousand thanks given you by

      y[ou]r most obliged & Faithfull Humble Serv[an]t

Mr V: Meel
‘Van Meil’ here might be identified as the John ‘Van de Wall’ with whom John Blackett corresponded in 1710

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