Letter – John Blackett to Ralph Reed – 5 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 May 1711
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Ralph Reed
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Ralph Reed                                                         Rotterdam  the 5 May 1711

Sr	Since my last am not fav’d wth yours this is to advise you that cant get any Spanish Iron on[e] inch Square or Cast have writ to Amsdm: but none to be had have a friend that the price of £5 7/8 but of one inch if would have any pleased to advise believe could other Spanish Iron £5 1/2 none to be had under 22 or 23 1/2 hope Gilers goods, of Serving Command

      in little may Expect to hear some news.

      Late this Evening Recd yours & shall send the 100 potts & shall & take Care & are 30 or 40lb not to Send any Coals or Grindstones the first f15 but lower the price is abt 14 a Chadron there’s nothing to be got by them.

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