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Title: Cunningham, Waddell to Greg, Thomas, 1756
CollectionLetterbook of Greg & Cunningham, 1756-1757 [T. Truxes]
SenderCunningham, Waddell
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNYC, USA
DestinationBelfast, Northern Ireland
RecipientGreg, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipbusiness partners
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Word Count208
TranscriptTo Thomas Greg, Belfast 22 May 1756

Dear Sir:
I am just now favoured with Allen & Smellies of the 6th March with
Invoice of Sundry goods. They are arrived at Boston. We shall credit
their accounts for their cost. You’l please order from them the same
assortment of Threads & Handkerchiefs to be here in the fall, but bind
them to Pack up no Handkerchiefs but what are Blue & White.
They order me to lay out the Proceeds of some Lawns they have consigned
in Flaxseed. Pray encourage them to join with some of their Friends
& send out a Vessel to load with it. They may send out in her Coals, some
Barley, Servants &c.
I have no news from Europe yet. We dayly look for many Vessels which
I hope will soon arrive.
£140 Sterling Bayly Elwarthy & Bayly on Drake & at 60 days sight
f 100 ditto Thomas Saul on William Baker at 30 days sight
£17 ditto George Pennington on Henry Taylor at 10 days sight
£9 ditto Samuel Strings on John Calcraft at 40 days sight
£266 Sterling Exchange 80 per Cent is f 478 Currency to your debit

per the Olive Branch. Capl. Hugh McCullum
Capt. Troy, Via Philadelphia