Letter – John Blackett to Ralph Hall – 20 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Aug 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Ralph Hall
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr R Hall                                                       Ditto

Sr	I Recd yours of the 26 July wth bill of loading of one pack Cottons & a barrel of Strong bear, I have taested of the Bear for wch give you maney thanks, it proves very good here above you have Invoice & inclosed bill of loading of 6 Matts flax Ship on board the blessing of Birdlington Richd Jefferson Master, Rynsbr & Borstle Tow is mighty Scarce & hardly to be found, if Jefferson or Robt North Stays two days longer Shall Ship the borstl Tow & Rynsbr Tow tis now the fair where Rynsbr Tow is made & cannot get any till its over I cannot yet dispose of the Cottons, you may always rely on me, Shall do for you as for Self
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