Catalogue description Jo. Manesty of Liverpool to Mr. Benjamin Wilson, Sugar baker in Chester.   He has...

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Reference: DHINCKS/56

Jo. Manesty of Liverpool to Mr. Benjamin Wilson, Sugar baker in Chester.


He has credited £698. 4s. to Sugar House. About half the sugars by these two Jamaica ships were sold today for Dublin 39/- a 43/- per Ct. He is in treaty for 50 hogsheads & if bought shall ship them next spring tides; some of the remains of heavy Barbados sugars remain at 39/- he doesn't suppose Wilson would choose them. Mr. Patten bought some ordinary Jamaica last week at 40/-.


He has enquired into the Molassas affair.


"Our people" sold most of their stocks at 24/- money 25/ & 26/ six months Orders are here for London at 24/- six months, & he believes Mr. Marsden has been written to this post for all he has - Mr. Bradshaw's letters say price in London 30/- Slow sale but must be up soon - would not be hasty as if these orders are complied with by Mr. Marsden & Lancaster Sugar House, the country will be bare & Wilson's called for at a higher rate. Mr. Tarleton will not sell under 30/-.


[P.S.] All the Jamaica Fleet for London & Bristol are lost or taken but one. Mr. Rothwell opened his new Partnership luckily & bought when low 600 hogsheads at 35 to 37/6 per Ct in Oct. & November last.

Date: 28th Feb. 1758
Held by: Cheshire Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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