Letter – John Blackett to Nathaniel Clayton – 2 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Dec 1710
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Nathaniel Clayton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Nathan Clayton                                                Rotterdam the 2 Decemr 1710

Sr	above invoice of 20 bolts Canvas wch hope will prove to content Harrison Sailed Some days ago had mch trouble wth bill wich was protested know very well was by mistake but you know bills must be pd or protested upon the day when due in my next Shall advise you the Charges have draw on your Bro the 22 Novembr a bill of £40 at 2 usance at 35<..> wch make you Credit f420 whenever am capable of Serving you Command there is a great demand for Swoll tow from newcastle will write to the place where it is made & Send by the next Ship if it is to be had the last post bills was sold for 35<..> at the beginning of the Change but upon the arrivall of the letters rise to 35<..> 8<..> & <comnn> think will continue

Yr Humble Servt  J B

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