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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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TranscriptTo Thomas Greg, Belfast 16 October 1756

Dear Sir:

I have just now advice that your Brigg was to sail from St. Eustatcia
to Jamaica the 25 September. I hope Hathorn will dispatch her here
for she will make A fine freight to your place.
The Ship I advised you I had bought for our account will, I expect, Sail for Newry About the 1st January. She will cary 350 Tons. Built in
Amsterdam for the Greenland trade, [she is as] well found as A Vessel
can be, Frigat Built, the strongest Merchant man that ever was seen in
this port & A compleat Vessel, either for a Privateer or the greenland
trade, or indeed any other. She draws when loaded about sixteen feet
Watter. If the Messrs. Corys of Newry would buy A half of her, I think she
woud do well for this trade, as she takes the ground well. I should not
choose to part with A half of her when discharged of her Cargoe under
£600 Brittish. If you dont think this scheme prudent, then inform your
Self where the best market for such A Vessel is & be prepared to Dispatch
her at once if she arrives safe in Newry. WC
Via Philadelphia
& the Packet, Capt. Lutwich