|Cunningham, Waddell to Thompson, Theophilus, 1756
|Letterbook of Greg & Cunningham_1756-1757 [T. Truxes]
|To Theophilus Thompson, Dublin 13 October 1756
We are favoured with yours of the 19th & 30th of June, The 16th Ultimo
by Captain Moor who arrived Safe here.
Please to make our Compliments to Mr. Edward Sneyd & William Ellis
& let them know we shall Execute your & their Order for one Hundred
& fifty Hogsheads of Flaxseed in the best manner this Market will admit
of & shall write them by first Vessel bound to your place. The Crop of
Flaxseed is large. The price is not yet broke but must soon.
By the 1st November there will be Twenty Privateers Saled from this
port, & if the War Continues to the 1st March, There will be Ten more
which makes us Expect Prize goods of all sorts will be sold very low here.
What Prizes are brought in here are mostly from Martinico bound to Old
France. Their Cargoes Sold at the Annexed Prices. Be so good to Inform us
if the Price Sugar, Coffee, Cotton, Cocao, & Indico can be imported directly from this to your Place, what of them, what Dutys the[y] Pay, & what price [they] bare. Pray if Sugars [and] Cotton must be shiped To England. Can they from that be Exported to your place & made use of there?
Wee beg you'l particularly reply to this, & if you or any of your friends
rhoose to be concerned in these or any other Articles of Prize goods, we
will be concerned with you to any value you think will answer.
We return you thanks for your industry amoung your Friends in our
favour & begs leave to assure you we shall mis no oppertunity to promote
your Interest. G&C
per the Packet,