Letters – Henry Witton to John Blackett – 25 May 1709

Document Type: Letters
Date: 25 May 1709
Correspondent: Henry Witton
Recipient: John Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 195
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	Wakefield May 25th 1709

Mr: John Blacket


Since My last to you of the 18th I have Yours of the 24th instant, I am Glad to hear the Advance of Rape Seed, I wish mine was Over – Mr: Sykes Write Me tht he Woud Shipt it last Weake, I cannot Make the Man Deliver the Tenn last I Bought Soe doe file a bill In Chancery Against him, I Got him Arrested but it Signified Nothing for he is A <perrs> prowed fellow, Soe I hope to Make him Answer the loss tht I have, You have Sold yours and Mr: Kellys for A Good price, I hope the Market Will Keep up till mine be disposed of I am Sr  	Yr: Hume: Servn: 

      Hen: Witton

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To Mr Jno Blackett Merchant In Rotterdam / Pd 3d

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