Collections of the South-Carolina Historical Society Volume 5

Collections of the South-Carolina Historical Society Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...of his seamen here and charg'd noats on the Prop" for their wages and shipt new ones in theire roome at easye rates and hath reduced his comp' from 20 to 16 under which number he cannot saile the ship hee sayeth nor will not this winter time indeed there is some reason for it that Coast being bad at this time of the yeare and two or three of his men lastyeth' in the Country as Planters some of those that goeth home goes in order to bring their familyes and to settle there in which you ought to incourage them those seamen that is shipt hear will bee paid here wherefore please to give me power and instructions at large what I shall doe in this and all other affairs belonging to the designe if you sent a cargoe of 40 1 Restyeth or stayeth? Cole, Williamson and Sumers? or 50 in such commodyties as is fit to aparrle seamen I believe it would bring your seamen's wages out reasonable. Capt. Braine desires mee to write in his favour to you to paye him the money that is due to him by his wages and disbursements. I believe that new yorke will bee a better place lor Cattle and Horses then Virginia for that wee may buy Cattle their at about 50" per head and Horses much more reasonable then in Virginia and boath them and Cattle much larger and our Comodyties there yealds a greater price and the runn but little farther and provizions cheeper then in Virginia soe that I am clearly of opinion that New Yorke or new Jarsye will bee much fitter for our stocking Carolina then Virginia I have had layeing ready at the Brige some time 6 barrells of Molasses between 2 and three tonns of Rum 1. hhds of illegible & 2 hhds of bottons w'h 2 Barrells of lime juce which might amount to 40000 lb tobacco but cannot meete a Conveyance to James River or New Yorke...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584554
  • 9781236584557