Letter – John Blackett to John Field – 11 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jul 1710
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Field
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr John Field                                                    Rotterdm  11 July 1710

Sr	Inclosed Send you a bill wch is already fallen due of £25 on Mr Tho Myers at Allerthorp near Yorke, I desire you to Order your friend at York to Receive the money, but if Refused to protest it & Send it me back by first post, now the fleet is Sailed for london fansy butter is fallen, if you can buy 50 or 60 firkins at 14 or 141/2 Shillings may do it, but must buy what is good, though no Ship ready to Saile if the butter will keep may buy it, & keep it in a cellar till oppertunity Offers, we have had Raine these 14 days here wch will make Grass grow very much, & consequently butter fall, pray let me have your opinion of Butter

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