Charter Contract

Charter Contract

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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.