Letter – John Blackett to William Leighton – 2 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Dec 1710
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: William Leighton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Wm Leighton                                                Rotterdam the 2 Decembr 1710

Sr	Since my last none from you, above invoice of 3 matts flax in John lilly who Sailed from hence Some days agoe Rd Jefferson left this place after I recd Mr J Balls letter therefore the Silk came to late Tho Robathan will be here Shortly am certain will take care of them or any thing else you Shall order flax continues dear will not be cheaper till cold weather wch is abt Christmass the country people at that time want and are obliged to Sell their goods flax is always Cheaper at the latter end of Decembr Janry

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