Letter – John Blackett to John Hall – 14 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Oct 1710
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Hall
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr John Hall                                                     Rotterdam  14 october 1710

Sr	Since you left Rotterdam have not heard from you hop’d you are arrived long ere this on the other Side have Invoice of goods bought when you was in town but what you bought of Mr Parwell over <against> the <doyt ….> cannot get his acct is at present out of town, but Shall Send it in a post or two when Shall Send your acct currt have this day drawn on you at one usance to the order Wm George foster £57 at 35 for wch make you Credit f598:10 had first drawn it at two usance but Mr <Clof> had given at one for the Same price therefore was forced to alter it have agreed wth Mr foster that you Should not accept the bill till you heard the bill was paid <here> there beg you not to accept it till you hear from me may tell the bearer to let Mr Leavens & Jackson that their bills are pd & Couwenbergh promises to pay Mr Rumford & Simpsons in a day or two new flax is fallen about a Ste [stuiver] or two but in a week or two hope to buy good Sort for 23 or 24 Ste pray my Service to Mr Leighton Shall write him next post if am at any time capable of Serv. You Command  I am Sr your humble Servt John Blacket

Exchange to London  2 usance 34<..> 6<..>

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