Letter – John Blackett to Matthew Featherstone – 20 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Aug 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Featherstone
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Featherstone & Reay                              Rotterdm  20 Augt 1709

	I Recd yours of the 1 & 15 July, here inclosed Send you bill of loading of the goods above mentioned for wch make you Dr f834:16 am Sorry cannot get more Rynsbr Tow & Bortle Tow last Week I went round the Country where Rynsbr Tow is most made, but could not find any will get what I can against bosfield Sails, I give you maney thanks for recommending me to your friend Mr Rendshaw, per Bosfield Shall Send the Baskets for Mrs Ridleys, the basket I Sent your Wife desire She will be So kind as accept, the Rynsbr Tow I Sent last marked RH there is not 100 made in a whole year but will Endeavoir to get Some against Bosfield Sails, Jefferson Sails next Thursday wind & weather permitting flax 21 1/2 to 24 Stl

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