Letter – John Blackett to Cuthbert Burton – 16 Nov 1708

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Nov 1708
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Cuthbert Burton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Cutht Burton                                                                     Rotterdm 16 Novmbr 1708

Sr	my last to you was of the 13 past Since none from you, So this is chiefly to Send you bill of loading & Invoice of the above mentioned goods  I hope they will prove to Content, if the Wind had continued Easterly the Ships had Sailed this Day but you may Expect they will Saile wth the first wind, flax keeps yet dear & will continue So as long as the fleet is here, flax is always cheapest when no Ships are here, when you order any goods, if it is the Same to you it would be much better I could draw on your friend in London, but in the least inconvenient will always draw payble in Newcastle

Sneet Lint 15 1/2gl

<Borstle> Tow  f19gl

Twine  2 & 3 thread  f19 the 100/<ll>

Writ the Same to Burdit Clayton

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