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Title: Cunningham, Waddell to Scott & McMichael, 1756
CollectionLetterbook of Greg & Cunningham, 1756-1757 [T. Truxes]
SenderCunningham, Waddell
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNYC, USA
DestinationPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
RecipientScott & McMichael
Recipient Gendermale
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Partial Date
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Word Count256
TranscriptTo John Scott & John McMichael, Philadelphia 16 August 1756

Dear Gentlemen:

I am favoured with yours of the 12th Instant & have noted the Contents
I am heartly sory you have so much trouble with the powder but hopes
its over now.
What of the paper wont sell with you send here by first Vessel & also the
ozenbriggs, as you Import so much of both these Articles from London
your Collector cant refuse to Clear them.
If you have the goods McKey writes for, I would send them I look
upon him to be safe, but I have not a better oppinion of his H____
then I had, tho I deal very largely with him, & only for this reason that
I am Convinced no sober man in Albany or Schnectady can help Making
I did not furnish Howells Account. He drew on me for the sum I received
We must daly expect in French prizes with Indico on board, so would
Choose you would push mine of[f] even at 5s per pound rather than
keep it on hand. Try about 20 pounds of it at Vendue in a small bagg
The fleet is below but have not heard the News by them. If any thing
Extraordinary you shall be advised.
I forward you Some letters by the stage. The one for Hamburgh pray
enclose to your friend in London. Its an order for Insurance which makes
me Anxious for its being forwarded speedily, WC

P.S. Stewart, Child, & Dobbs are safe arrived.