Letter – John Blackett to Thomas Hall – 5 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Oct 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Hall
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Tho Hall                                                                  Ditto  the 5 Octobr 1709

Sr	am favod wth yours of the 13 Sept wth a bill inclosed on Mr Onesiph Rood of f1000 upon Receipt of yours went to Mr Rykevorsells who told me the Sd gentleman came to Towne on Thursday last & went away the Next day for Hellevoet Stays to go for England wth the Packguet Boate, the Wind has blown very fresh these 6 or 8 days & believes the packguet boate is not Sailed therefore writes this Evening to Mr Rood & Sends him them Inclosed, you do not write me what to do wth the bill if it was not paid, to protest it or not, therefore thought it most convenient to Note the bill wch cost onely 12 Stl & Shall keep the bill by me till further Orders, Wm Whillington is not yet arrived but is Expected every day, Shall Ship you 10 or 12000 Pan Tyles without faile

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