Letter – John Blackett to Nicholas Ridley – 18 Dec 1708

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1708
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Ridley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Messrs Ridley                                                                             Ditto  the 18 1708

Since my last none from you, I make to trouble you wth a line to acquaint you how goods rules wth us, if I am capable of doing you any Service please to Command

Iron Potts & yetlings   f6 1/4gl

Buttery   f61gl

Twine  2 & 3 <tdc f19gl>

Canvas   23 3/4gl <d.> Bolt

Taback   best 8:9 or 10 Stl

Common   5 1/2 or 6 1/2 Stl

Worst   4 or 4 1/2

Madder onberoofde   18 or 22gl       no madder has been at the Martket by reason our Rivers

     are froze, but when we have open Weather, will be cheaper

Common   10 or 14gl 

Crapps   24 a 30gl

Candle Weck   25gl

Flax   from 22 or 23 to 26 Stl

Borstle Tow   f19

Rynsbr Tow   12 1/2 or 12 3/4gl

Lead 21 1/4<B>

Coales   18 1/2 or f19gl

Exchange   2 us[uance] <35 B/3..>

Mr Sowerbey                                                     Rotterdm   the 18 Decembr 1708

Writ him the prices of goods as I Have done Mr Ridley

Mr Fletcher                                                          Ditto

Writ him the prices of goods as I Have done Mr Ridleys

Mr Ed Anderson                                                    Ditto

Writ him the prices of goods as I Have done Mr Ridleys
Letter copied to Messrs William Sowerbey, Fletcher & Edward Anderson

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