Letter – John Blackett to Garforth – 22 Feb 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Feb 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Garforth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Garforth                                                                                Rotterdm  22 feby 1709

Sr	I make bold to acquaint you that I am now Settled in this place wth a designe to follow merchandise, if I can Serve you in any thing here please to Command, we have had very hard frosts & great Snows all this Winter wch has risen the price of corne very Considerabley, & will yet be much dearer, it is thought the corne in the ground is all Spoilt, pray when you favour me wth a line let me know if any Rape Seed is to be had about what price & quantity & you will obloge

Exchange 2 us[uance] 35 <Bst?>

Lead 22 <Bst?>

Corn as above

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