Letter – John Blackett to Nicholas Ridley – 12 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1710
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Ridley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Messrs N & R Ridley                                       Rotterdm  12 Decembr 1710

I Recd yours of 14 9br wth bill of loading of four last Bigg in Tho Robothan, who is Safe arrived, here are at least 170 or 200 Ships all loaden wth Malt & barley wch has lowered the prices, Shall dispose of yours to Morrow if possible will be lower, Shall Ship your flax potts Twine etc in Robothan or Some other Ship that Sails first for your place

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