Letter – John Blackett to John Wilkinson – 6 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Aug 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Cousin Wilkinson                                          Rotterdm  6 Augt 1709

Sr	last night late I Recd yours of the 19 July wth bill of loading of 1100 qts lead in Jacob Frost, this evening I write to Amsterdm to get f3700 Insured, here is not one Substantial Insurer in Towne you may be assured Shall consult your Interest as own Lead is at present very low in price, & no demand, there is a great quantity Expected from Hull & Stockton

Led 21 <B?>

Exchange 34 <B?> 10 <..>
The corresponding policy, dated 7th August, is filed with the original copy letter book

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