Letter – John Blackett to John Kelly – 21 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jun 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Kelly
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr John Kelley                                              Rotterdm  21 June 1709

Sr	this is to acquaint you that in 14 days time Bordeaux Brandy has risen very Considerably it was but 24 Stl a Stoop & now has got up to 38 & 40 Stl, I think there is no danger of its falling, I do here inclose Send you for my Acct a bill of £100 on Mr Abraham Hungerfood in London  at 2 usance, I hope you have bought & Shipt the butter I ordered pray take care the firkins are Tight wch preserves the butter very much, if you have not Shipt the Butter I think it will be much better to Ship 100 in one Ship & the other 100 in another but pray let the Ships come wth Convoy, & not to draw above 10 or 11 foot water, if Mr R Hall Should have occasion for £40 let him have it, let me know the price of hides    I am yrs

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