A fine late 18th-century "Charter Party of Affreightment...."
single sheet, printed with manuscript annotation. 43x39cm.
good condition with some wear to the folds.
a shipping agreement made between Nehemiah Blagdon, Master of the ship 'Nancy' of Blyth, and Paul Jackson, a Newcastle merchant, to ship a cargo of Coal from the Tyne to the French port of Rochelle.
Delivery was to be made within twenty-one working days, and Blagdon would receive fourteen pounds sterling per keel for every keel safely delivered within the agreed time.
Signed and sealed by both parties.