Letters – Henry Witton to John Blackett – 16 Mar 1709

Document Type: Letters
Date: 16 Mar 1709
Correspondent: Henry Witton
Recipient: John Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 195
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	Wak: March 16 1708

Mr: John Blacket


	     I have your favour of the 12 Instant before me, I am Glad you got the Sample &c: Safe Mr Sykes writ me tht the fleat was to Saile last Saterday If Wind served under 2 English Men of Warr, and We have had N.W: Winds ever since makes me hope they’r over Er this (tho has Not heard from Hull) I <Despatched> the Goods when Sent them from hence to bean wth: you In the begining of the year, but Since we Coud not Must submi[t] to <the pieces> your place Know affords, I putt of all thoughts of Ensuring they being in three bottoms, I writ you of the 2 Instant if I had bought 4 Lasts of Rape Seed wch desired to had Gon wth the last fleate, butt hearing of tenn Lasts More wch I have bought Did not Send it for Woud <send> the whole you together I had preferred <hear> for my parcell Since I bought it 23 pr Last, Soe Cannot think of Sending anny  at the price you writ for Gave my Selfe Near 20 F Last, this I bought is Very Good Seed, Soe hope may Answer your Markets If you know anny thing else that might answer shou’d be Glad to be Concerned 1/3 on anny part wth you and Mr: Kelly

     I Thank you for the token You Sent by Mr Jackson Wee have Apointed When to Meet to Drink your health I am Sr   Yr Huml Servnt

       Hen: Witton

[on verso:]

To Mr Jno Blackett M[er]chant In Rotterdam 

[in a different hand:] Recd the 9th April 1709 answerd

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