|Title:||Cunningham, Waddell to Hope, Isaac & Zachary, 1756|
|Collection||Letterbook of Greg & Cunningham_1756-1757 [T. Truxes]|
|Recipient||Hope, Isaac & Zachary|
|Transcript||To Isaac & Zachary Hope, Rotterdam 21 May 1756|
Please be refered to the enclosed which was forwarded by the Packet
Since are without any of your favours.
We dare not venture to bring any of your goods to this place, as the
officers are as strict as they can be. As soon as it is prudent, you may
depend shall loss no time.
Captain Wilkenson writes you by this oppertunity. He is affraid the
stopage of the Trade from your parts would put it out of his power to make
you any money in so small A Vessel. We must say we agree with him in his
opinion. If you thought A large would do, they may be got on very reasonable terms here. Annexed you have the Currency of this Market.
Exchange to London, 80 per Cent
Logwood £9 to £10 per ton
Rice 12s to 13s per hundredweight
Sarsaperilla ls/10d to 2s per hundredweight
per the Olive Branch, Hugh McCullum
per Capt. Waldron