|Cunningham, Waddell to Wilder, Mathew, 1756
|Letterbook of Greg & Cunningham_1756-1757 [T. Truxes]
|Belfast, Northern Ireland
|To Mathew Wilder, [Belfast] 24 November 1756
Agreeable to your orders to our WC in your favour of the 16th June &
the 15th September, we Shall Ship you by the Snow Sally, Captain Francis
Moore, one Hundred Hogsheads of Flaxseed which we compute to stand
28s/6 British Sterling per Hogshead of the Value of your Butter of which
you have Sales above. We expect Captain Moore will sail about 1st January,
which your to govern yourself by if you see proper to Insure.
Your Cloths wont sell here for Currency what they cost sterling. We
would by all means advise you to send them to some other Market.
The price of Flaxseed has been up this Season to 6s/3 per Bushel. It
now sells at 5s/6 per Bushel, but we are afraid it will be up again.
We hope for Continuance of your favours, & you be asured of our utmost
endeavours to serve you well. G&C
Exchange to London. 80 per Cent
& the Packet
& per Capt.Martin, via Drogheda