Letter – John Blackett to Matthew Featherstone – 4 Jan 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jan 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Featherstone
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Featherstone & Reay                                                    Ditto

S[ince] my last none from you, this is onely to acquaint you that since Gent & Bridges has been in our hands lead is much advanced, Severall parcells has been Sold at 21 1/2 <st> & 100pcs at 21 3/4 <st/B> it is the opinion of most that Coales will likewise advance in price, thought at present no more than f19, Jno Kitchinman took no Goods Inn from hence for your place, wch I was very Glad to read, if you do not contradict your orders will Send the paper wch you ordered Some time agoe

Exchange  35 <B> 3 &4 groots
No date given so assumed same date as previous letter.

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