Letter – John Blackett to Cuthbert Burton – 5 Apr 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Apr 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Cuthbert Burton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Cuth Burton                                                                        Rotterdm  5 April 1709

Sr	I Recd yours of the 5 March as likewise one from Mr John Hester who wrotes he will accept my Bill of £40 for your Acct when I draw on him, wch is very well, here above you have Invoice of 4 Matts flax & 10 of Rynsbn Tows wch I hope will come Safe & prove to content, the Master is wth his Ship at the briel onely waiting a good Wind, he Sails wth 2 English Men of War for Yarmouth Roads, I desire you not to let Mr Reay know I Shipt you any goods I have had his orders Some Months but Rynsbn Tows being mighty Scarce could not get the quantity he desires therefore Shipt no Sort of Goods for him, when this Ship arrives am afraid Shall have a Scolding letter from him we have 2 or 3 Ships in loading for your place, my Service to all friends  I am 

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