|Cunningham, Waddell to Greg, Thomas, 1756
|Letterbook of Greg & Cunningham_1756-1757 [T. Truxes]
|Belfast, Northern Ireland
|To Thomas Greg, Belfast 6 December 1756
Above you have Copy of what is intended to be deliverd you by
Captain Brown. I was induced to take a part in this adventure from the
Low price The Provisions costs and, from the advices I have from Ireland of a bad Crop, I think it has a very great prospect to do well. But
Messrs. Scott & McMichael ships much more Flaxseed then Intended
and less Wheat and Flower, which I now write them 10 alter if they can.
We have been obliged to draw on William Snell & Co. for £200
Sterling favour of Messrs. Scott & McMichael at 40 days sight, which
sum we have wrote Messrs. Snell & Co. to draw for on you when it
falls due, with commissions and Postage.
We were obliged to draw on these Gentlemen some time agoe £300
Sterling, which we wrote them we should remmit them from this and
shall in a few days. As soon as we can get the Waddell away, you will
be made very easy about remmittances from this. If you don't find Flax
seed by the Sally has a prospect to answer with you, ship it to Derry
early in the Season and have it Insured. I have yet no account from Jamaica
of your Brigg Greg. WC
[P.S.] Freight to Newry is broke at 22/9 per Hogshead. The Waddell will
be full by the 15th Instant, the Johnson by the 20th Instant.
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