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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
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationBelfast, Northern Ireland
RecipientGreg, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipbusiness partners
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TranscriptTo Thomas Greg, Belfast, 30 August 1756 [sent from Philadelphia]

Dear Sir:
I have been brought here on the disagreeable Bussiness to Sollicit for
A feavorable Sale for Seven Chests of our Arms & Nine Casks of Powder
that came by Nealson thats Seized & must be very soon condemned. I hope
I shall be able to bring it about. To accomplish it, nothing in my power
shall be left undone. I look upon the rest of Nealsons Cargoe to be safe.
I have got £250 this Currency Insured on goods by the Prince of Wales,
John Nealson Master, to, at, &from Cadiz to Newyork at 19 per Cent which
with what I wrote you to get Insured on said Vessel is all 1 propose to gel
done on our account this Voyage. The remainder of our Interest we may

She got out to Sea the 22nd Instant. Inclosed you have two Bills, Viz
£200, John Duncan on John Calcraft in London, Exchange 85 per Cent, £370.0.0
£15, Michael Smith on Slingsby Bethel in ditto, Exchange 85 ditto, 25.15.0
is to your debit. I shall remit you more when I get to New York, where I
hope to be by the 5th September. I am but in a poor state of health. I
am in hopes the approaching Season will recover me, for the Warm weather
these two years has brought me low. As soon as I get to Newyork, you
shall hear how I succeed here. WC
per the Molly
& the Packet