Letter – John Blackett to Burdett Clayton – 7 Dec 1708

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Dec 1708
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Burdett Clayton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr B Clayton                                                                             Rotterdm   7 Decembr 1708

Sr	I Recd yours of the 9 October by wch I perceive you would not have me to Send any Sneet Lint, am Sorry Busfield was gone to the briel or otherwise would have taken it ashore  here inclosed I Sent you Invoice & bill of loading of 10 Matts Rynsbr Tow & 20 Nests of Crusables on board R Bulman, Rynsbr Tow is very Scarce Could not find one Matt more in the Whole Towne, the 2 Standiyes are likewise aboard Bulman, who Sailes this day with 2 Men of War for London, here is another Ship  wch belongs to Newcastle, if you please to have any goods loaded in her let me know per first will always mind your interest as my own, my Service to your Brother         I am          Sr your humbe Servt
Burdett Clayton was a brother of Nathaniel Clayton (d.1755), children of James Clayton and Prudence Burdett

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