Letter – John Blackett to Cuthbert Burton – 23 Nov 1708

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Nov 1708
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Cuthbert Burton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Cutht Burton                                                                     Rotterdm 23 Novmbr 1708

Sr	this is onely to acquaint you that I have drawn on you this day a bill of £58 at 2 usance payable to Mr John Wilkinson or order the Exchange at 35 <B/3> wch is f613:7 for wch I make you Credit  the Ships for Hull Newcastle Sailed last Saturday, but Abraham Bosfield is left behind, he says there was So little wind & the Tide So Strong that he could not get out, the Ships has had a contrary wind & bad Weather ever Since they Sailed So it may be yet he is better here wth them, the London Ships Sailes with 2 Men of War the first fair Wind, Bosfield designes to take that oppertunity  there is little alteration in flax, it is rather cheaper Since the Ships Sailed, if I can Serve you in any thing please to Conm

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