Letter – John Blackett to John Wilkinson – 4 Jan 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jan 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Cousin Wilkinson                                                         Rotterdm   the 4th January 1708

Sr	the taking of Gent & Bridges has given Such a liveliness in the price of lead that Severall parcells has been Sold at 21 1/2 <p> & 100pcs at 21 3/4 I hope when you Send any, you will Remember me, when ever you are pleased to Send any lead & has no mind to be concerned wth the coals wch are generally in a Ship that comes wth lead, Pray let me know I will have that for my Acct & Remit you the money when I hear you designe to Ship any, Pray let me have a line from you & your thoughts of this    I am

Exchange  35 <B> 3 &4 groots

Coales  f19

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