Letters – Henry Witton to John Blackett – 6 Jul 1709

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Jul 1709
Correspondent: Henry Witton
Recipient: John Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 195
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	Wakefield July 6th 1709

Mr: John Blacket


My Last to You Was the 29th last past Since have before Youre favr of the 5th Inst: I Write You in My last aboute the 300 fir[kins] of Buttere Which I haave bought and Sent downe to Hull to Saile wth: the first fleate and I have Given Mr: Sykes orders tht as soone as it’s shipt to advice You that You May Insure for Mr: Kelley & Me, I Observe by Yours that the Seed is in Verry bad Condition, which I woundere at for was Very Clean Seed when it went to Hull and I had <profered> for it there 24 <..> p[er] Last Which I wish I had taken You Must Certainly Gett More than <f>40 or Shall be a looser my it But pray Sell it that I May have Noe More Charge Upon it, I am Sorry Mixt Kerseys shoud be Shuch a Drag I Wish Oure’s was Sold, pray w<hat> Doe You w<th> the White Kersey Shoud hope they Might Sell, Bills either Upon Hull Leeds or London will Serve w<ch> Comes easyest I leave to you, I Still Waite Your Deccitions about Butere I am Sr  Yr Humle Servnt

    Hen: Witton

We are all Still In Hopes of a peace this Year

[on verso:]

To Mr Jno Blackett Merchant In Rotterdam

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