Letter – John Blackett to Robert Stephenson – 31 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 May 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Robert Stephenson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Robt Stephenson                                                             Rotterdm  31st May 1709

Sr	Some time agoe I had orders to draw upon you for what goods I bought for Mr John Stephenson Junr of Newcastle I do not question but you have his orders before this I have this day drawn on you 2 bills one for £15:5:1 to the order Anthony Barlow at 2 usance & one of £6 the order Chris Blackett, if you have no orders to accept my bills pray Send the person that comes wth the bill of £15:5;1 to Christopher Blackett at the Signe of the White Hart on bread Street hill, & he will accept it for I would not willingly have a bill of mine come back protested

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