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Dominik Joyce & Co. to Robert Livingston, Jr.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02745 Author/Creator: Dominik Joyce & Co. Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Letter Date: 20 August 1748 Pagination: 1p. : address : docket ; 22.5 x 19.3 cm

Summary of Content: Dominik Joyce & Co. write that there is news of a peace between England, France, and Holland; and also forward the selling prices of goods. Docketed on address leaf.

Full Transcript: Sir, Our Last was the 8th. Ulto. Via Rode Island, Since are with out yr. fav.rs. this waits of ye the agreeable new's of apeace being Concluded upon twixt ...Engd. France & Holland the prelimenaries were Sign'd the 30th. Of April N.S. Mastrick capitulated upon honourable term's. Hostilitis Seacese'd, by Land from that day, & by Sea to yr. parts in Six Week's, The Kingdom of France is in amiserable Condition for want of bread, they freigt. at Londn. & the out ports all the Ships they Can Light with to Send them Corn, the Allies were verry dilitary with their Troops in taking the field; ye French were aforehand with them on all Expeditions, the Conditions of the preliminaries are not as yet come to our knowledge, We fair will not be advantegious to great Britan nor to her allies, no remedy now but patience, God Send the peace may be Lasting & that yw& all our friends [inserted: may injoy] good health Long Life, & [success] so as to finish our days in peace & good Neighbourhood, Trade we hope will take afavourable Turn, And if any thing is to be done we shall advise ye. We relie on yr friendship to recomend our house to Such of yr. friends as [inserted: are] desirous to do bussiness this way as well our house at Londn - at foot ye. will have the price Currt. of ye Country produce & we are of opinion will not be under, as there will not come from Engd. but very few Cargoes of Wheat nor flower on Acct. of the demand from France; this for yr Government, Rice has kept up all this year, We expect Daily about Eight hundred barrils, please to make our Compliments Acceptable to mr. Guln. Verplanck, this we Send under Cover of mr. Richd. Nixon of Phila. We conclude very respectfully
[text loss] P 900[illegible] Londn. ……………….. 66 8d
[text loss] Amstm 46d Sir your most H.ble Serts
White Wine America Wheat……………………... 320[illegible] P [illegible] Domk Joyce & Co
48 P [illegible] pine Ditto flower………………… 2 P 600 P [illegible]
[text loss] Wax 260 pds Ship bread……………… 2 P 400 P [illegible]
Pine Slaves……………… 45 @ 50 [illegible] P Thod
Rice…………………….. 5 P 600 [illegible] qr.

[address leaf]
Trenton 2
To Mr. Robt. Livingston
Junr.
New Yorke
[docket 1]
Philada, 30 Aut, 1748
Received & forwarded
by Sir
your huble Sert.
Richd Nixon
[docket 2]
Letter [text loss] my
Domk Joyce & Co
Recd. Augt. 31t 1748
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