Letter – John Blackett to John Kelly – 11 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jun 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Kelly
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr John Kelley                                             Rotterdm  11 June 1709

Sr	Since my last none from you, this is onely to acquaint you that all the Coales are Sold out John Binks, & will Send the Acct per next post as likewise of Graingers loading, I am afraid the Coales in binks will hardly pay charges here, they are Sold for 15 : 151/2 & 16gl a hoodt, I hope in a post or two Shall have a line from you, I long to hear the price of butter, the price is here from 8 to 10gl a firkin, if you See any advantage may Send 200 firkins if you will be ½ concerned or otherwise Send but 100 wch Shall take for my own Acct but pray load them in a Ship that comes wth convoy, pray tell Mr Brumell I have Sent him per J Binks one pound Tea wch cost with Canester f10:10 butter pays here great Custom pray let me know per first post how much my part will come too that may Remit you the money, when you write let me know if Shall Remit you the money for the Seed to London or Newcastle

            Exchange 34:10   R Seed 70£

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