Catalogue description Robert Thornton, Mark Lane. He expects about Riga Rhine hemp to be delivered in the...

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Details of ADM 106/833/265
Reference: ADM 106/833/265
Description:

Robert Thornton, Mark Lane. He expects about Riga Rhine hemp to be delivered in the Charming Peggy, Nicholas Hooper, Master, to Plymouth. Has more on board the Cleveland in the river, which he would like to deliver to Woolwich. The hemp harvest this year is very ordinary but next year's is expected to be very good. Asks if he can complete his contract next year which will be more than 3 months late. If more is needed at Portsmouth in the meantime, some could be sent from Plymouth.

Date: 1731 Nov 5
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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