Letter – John Blackett to Matthew Featherstone – 2 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jan 1711
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Featherstone
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Featherstone & Reay                              Ditto

Inclosed bill of loading & on the other Side Invoice of 5 Matts flax & 13 Matts Tow, being Holiday time could get no more but if the Ships Stay till Tuesday Shall Ship 5 Matts flax more, Tow was Shipt for Mr Anderson & Burton but you writeing have Sent it you knowing tis good pray when land let them not See your Mark, please to write if will give 16gl for Swoll Tow, last post drew on Mr James Lune for your Acct a bill of £100 2 Usance at 35<..> 5<..> for wch make you Credit
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