Letter – John Blackett to John Wilkinson – 28 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 May 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Cousin Wilkinson                                                             Rotterdm  28 May 1709

Sr	This is only to acquaint you that we are now in great hopes of a peace, here is a report that the preliminaries are agreed & Signed, the talks of peace has brought coales very low the price is 15 1/2 or f16gl at utmost but none will buy the Brewers & others Says they Shall buy Coales in little time for f13gl if you Should Send me any Lead this summer I desire you to Send no Coales for any Account, for one would loose more by the coales than get by the Commission Abram Bosfield is Safe arrived when I am Capabe of doing you any manner of Service please to Command

Lead 21 ½ <p>

Exchange 2 uso 34:8

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