Letter – John Blackett to Ralph Reed – 12 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1711
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Ralph Reed
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Ralph Reed                                                         Rotterdm  12 May 1711

Sr	above Invoice & Inclosed bill of loading of 100 Iron potts per Michiel Burne who Sailes to Morrow Wind & Weather permitting, he Sailes wth the Scotch Convoy who Sees the Ships in Tinemouth hope will arrive Safe & potts prove to Content are ΒΌ dearer than the last, had much adoe to get them at 5 1/2 gl flax from 23 to 25 & 26 the greatest reason flax keeps up in price the Scotch takes great quantities who Never took any till about 12 Mon agoe

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