Letter – John Blackett to Matthew Featherstone – 26 Jun 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Jun 1711
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Featherstone
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Featherstone & Reay                              Rotterdm   the 26 June 1711

      Since my Last am favd wth yours of 22 May Inclosed bill of loading & invoice of goods in john Kitchingman have Shipt no flax could not any under 23 1/2 but whn the Ships are gone Shall buy up at Lowest prices the New Crop was very fine but not having rain has spoilt the Crop have made great inquiry & am Informed that most the new Crop in Zeeland were the most flax grows is spoilt, what is left will be short have now Shipt for Mr Wm Leighton & Mr Rt Sutton & others but none under 24 1/2 & 25 1/2 Stl whn is Landed may Se how it for the Price that may be assured shall do for you more than any in Newcastle have drawn on you at 2 usance to the order of Mr C Harley £45 at 35<..> for wch Credit you f432:10  I am

      Shall be advising                                               J.B.

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