|Cunningham, Waddell to William Snell & Co., 1756
|Letterbook of Greg & Cunningham, 1756-1757 [T. Truxes]
|William Snell & Co.
|To William Snell & Co., London 14 June 1756
We wrote 22nd Past Via Bristol to which please be refered.
We have now before us your favour of 20th March & observe the contents.
Annexed you have A list of Sundry goods which please ship us by first
Vessel for this Place. After you receive this, we must request you to get the amounts Insured by good men & have A particular regard to the order.
Should A war Break out, there will be great Room for Speculation in
Price goods from this. We shall then go a Half concerned with you in any
quantity of Sugar, Indigoe, Cotton, &c, that you think will answer, to be
brought here & shiped to your place. We are not yet resolved about shiping
the Logwood on our joint account. £3.10.0 per ton Freight is demanded for
it. It now sell at £10 pr Ton.
A Snow of ours touched in Douglas coming from Liverpool here. There
was some goods of yours which your Friend there wanted to ship, but Captain
Cunningham would not take them in if he would not consign them to Mr.
Torrans or us. Should he touch there again, we have orderd him to take
them in. He is to sail for Liverpol about the 20th Instant.
There can be no judgement formed yet how the Crop of Flaxseed will
P.S. Write your Friend in Petersburg to know the Prices of all goods
exported from that here & the price of unchiped Logwood, Nicorago Wood, Rice, Sarsaperilla, & all other goods thats to be got from these parts. 46 To Maurice Melting, Liverpool 16 June 1756
We have thought of sending a Vessel there next Spring & to clear her Cargoe
As she comes out of the Orkneys. Do you know a good house there to
apply to to clear the Cargoe We expect your answer to this this Fall, & if
you would choose to be A part concerned in the sheme, you may.
12 Pieces of Black China Taffaties
80 Pieces of Lowest priced Bandannoes
20 Pieces of Silk Romalls
20 Pieces of Black Persians, low priced
60 Pieces of Cambricks sorted from 15 to 36 a Piece
10 Pieces of Lawns from 30 to 40 A Piece
10 1b. of Coloured Silk
10 ib. Black ditto, the same sort you sent Mr. Torrans
5 Ib. Scarlet ditto
5 Ib. Blew ditto
8 Pieces of English Taffities
40 Dozen of Hogs Shoes
50 Pieces of Nankeen
per Capt. Seymor
& Capt. Cunningham