Letter – John Blackett to Edward Anderson – 23 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Aug 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Edward Anderson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Ed.Anderson a Newcastle                            Rotterdm  23 Augt 1709

Sr	last post I writ you if the Ships did not Saile that day would Ship the Goods you ordered, here above is Invoice & Inclosed Bill of loading of 6 Matts flax Shipt on board the Providence Robt North Mr wch I hope will prove to content, would have Sent you the Rynsbr Tow but it being the fair where it is made & Ships to Saile 2 days after I Recd your letter could not get any time enough, but Shall Send it by Bosfield, when ever you order any Goods tis best to order them before the Ship Sailes from Newcastle, when the Ships arrives here every one is buying at once wch rises the Market Rynsbr Tow very Scarce hardly to be found

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