Letters – John Dobson to John Blackett – 6 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Nov 1710
Correspondent: John Dobson
Recipient: John Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 195
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Mr John Blackett	Amst the 6 9ber 1710

I give your hereby my most hearty thanks for your great civilitys when with you; & wishes it may be my good fortune to have Opportunity to make you a suitable return – I see Mr Fenwick att <Forgon> where I also very luckily met with his Bro with whom I spent 3 hours with great satisfaction & got (thank  God) very well here this morning, but missed the <Roo.> --  I shall presume to give you a line on my arrivall at Stockhm  where shall be proud of rendering you my acceptable Service, & you may be assured if it ever falls in my way to recommend you any business at Rotterdm . Gratitude will oblige me readily to embrace the Opportunity in your favour. – pray remember to send the pss <Holld> for Cousn Ridley the first opportunity which please note must not exceed 2s 8d pr Eng Yd  with you & for the Value must Dr [debit] Messrs Ridley’s Acct, desire the Ma[ster] to put it out of the way – I left with Mr Johnson a pamphlet (Faults on both sides) wch you may please to call for, do beleive you’ll think it worth reading, tis thought to be wrote by Mr Harley,

I am with due Respects, & repeated thanks

Sir Your most humble & obliged


Jno Dobson

[on verso:] To Mr John Blackett/ Merchant in Rotterdam

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