Letter – John Blackett to John Kelly – 5 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 May 1711
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Kelly
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr John Kelley                                                       Ditto

Sr	above you have a Copy of the Acct wch Sent you wth your Acct Currt of Corne there was one Maile thrown over board the packet being chased by a privateer but cannot yet learne if was the Maile when writ you, however above copy of the Flax & per Next Copy of your Acct Currt Cannot yet get the Acct of Coales from Mr Rykevorste all was Sold at f14 Excepting dobbins wch got f15 they complaine of the badness of the coals, but I think is good Enough for this market, all made out pritty well wch will help a little but yet will be a looser, Shall Send the Acct as are delivered to me, Mr <Hall> & Starky will tell you that none was Sold above what you have, Never Send Coales when a fleet of 80 or 100 Ships are for this place the price is always low, here are but 6 or 8 Saile & yet the price is but f15 if maney Ships arrives will be lower have Sent the two Inclosed & given them orders to draw no me for what good they buy for you, have writ to draw to your most advantage payabe in amsterdm or this place their bills Should find due Honour, Mr Booth & Barnardistan has drawn Severall bills on me for goods they bought for Mr Witton, Mr Barnardistan is now in Engld please to advise Mr Samuall Spragg to Accept my bills when drawn for your Acct pray advise if must make Insurance for your goods & if the Ship comes wth or wth out convoy
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