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Title: Cunningham, Waddell to Mrs. Charles Bell, 1756
CollectionLetterbook of Greg & Cunningham, 1756-1757 [T. Truxes]
SenderCunningham, Waddell
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNYC, USA
DestinationCo., Antrim, Nothern Ireland
RecipientMrs. Charles Bell
Recipient Genderfemale
Relationshipprob. related [aunt-nephew]
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Word Count272
TranscriptTo Mrs. Charles Bell, [Antrim] 24 November 1756

Honored Madam:

I have the pleasure of your very agreable Letter of the 19th August
by Daniel who arrived here the 12th Instant & has made a very good
voyage for himself & as good a one for his owners. He begins to Load
his vesel in a Day or two, and I hope will sail from this by the middle of
January for Newry and Liverpool in the same Vessell which is to be the
Last Voyage he goes in her, as he is to have a Larger Vessell for the same
trade again he returns again, as he Pleases his owners Very well.
I have taken frieght in the ship Waddell, Charles Stewart, Master, for
fifty Hogsheads of Flaxseed for your account. She will Sail for Newry
about the 24th December. I shall order the Value to be insured by my
friend in London & I shall Charge your account with the Cost of it. I belive you'l Loose money by the Flaxseed this year. You must not mind that I Shall always Send you Fifty Hogsheads of Flax-seed while I stay here, &
you must get Customers for them.
It gives me great pleasure to hear Robert Douglas is in so Likely away
of being a Captain. I Long to Hear the news.
I almost forgot to tell you I called the ship Waddell after my unckle
& your family. I hope this will Reach you in Christmas time. I wish you
very merry ones. Pray Remember me to all Friends. WC

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