Letter – John Blackett to Cuthbert Burton – 21 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 May 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Cuthbert Burton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Cuth Burton                                                                        Ditto

Sr	Since my last none from you this only to advise you that the Newcastle Fleet are all arrived, if you please to have any goods Sent pray pray let me know afraid the Ships Should be Gone I have not yet drawn on Mr Hester because the Exchange is so mighty low it has been 8:9 & 10 groat this Month or more I would have you to get as much as possible by the Exchange, this day it was but 34 <B> 8 1/2 and 34 9  if it does not advance a little Shall draw afraid it Should fall, but if it does fall I hope you will not take it ill because I did it for the best

Flax from 21 to 23Stl

Borst Tow f19

Ryn Tow f13gl
No date given so assumed same date as previous letter.

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