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Title: Cunningham, Waddell to Haliday & Dunbar, 1756
CollectionLetterbook of Greg & Cunningham, 1756-1757 [T. Truxes]
SenderCunningham, Waddell
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNYC, USA
DestinationLiverpool, England
RecipientHaliday & Dunbar
Recipient Gendermale
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Word Count312
TranscriptTo Haliday & Dunbar, Liverpool 29 November 1756


Inclosed you have a Copy of our Last, to which have now to add that
the Johnson, Daniel Cunningham master, begins to Load for Newry &
Liverpool to morrow. We expect She will make £600 Irish freight Home,
that our Interest on Board her will Cost £200 Currency, & that She will
[sail] by the 20th Instant, which your to govern yourselves by if you see
proper to Insure.
A Cargoe sorted as the Last was will be what we shall order, With the
Addition of Eighty pieces of Sail Cloth Numbers 1, 2, 6, 7, 8; Forty Dozen
of Thread Stockings; & three tons of Cheese. The Cheese sold all at l0d
per pound; Beer 17s per Dozen; Yarn Stockings all at 175 per Cent
advance; Worsted Stockings, mostly at 175 per Cent; Hogsheads of Earthen Ware from 150 to 175 per Cent. Crates of Earthen Ware, of which pray Lei
more of the next be Hollow, from 20s to 29. Salt is Selling at 2/6 to 3s &
the Sail Cloth Number 1 at 2/8, Number 7 & 8 at 2 to 2/1 per yard. Your
Earthen Ware will we expect be very Slow Sale.
You may see in Dunlope & Mr. Forbes Invoices £4 12s 9d Insurance
is Charged, & yet the total amount of the Insurance made is Charged us, so
we Credit you that sum short of the Severall Sums you made all which we
found very right but thai we doubts not you have & will do all you Can for
him about the Indigoe. He hopes your Officers bares you malice, for he
thinks their Disputing the Bounty seems to bare something of it.
Write us by all oppertunities Returns that prize goods & Log wood are
Likely to take.
per the Packet
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