To Messrs. Hillary and Scot9
Draft: American Philosophical Society
London, April 8. 1760
I receiv’d yours of the 26th past,1 with the Invoice and Bill of Lading for the Earthen Ware.2 I am told on Enquiry that I cannot insure here to more Advantage than with you; so desire you would get Insurance made for £50 which will include the Bale from Kendal; and draw on me for the whole Amount, deducting only the Allowance, (if any is customary with your Potter) for prompt Pay[ment] and your Draft shall be paid on sight. If the Ship is not gone, please to send a Copy of the Invoice with the Goods, to Peter Franklin of Rhodeisland. I am, Gentlemen, Your obliged Friend and humble Servant
Messrs Hillary & Scot
9. Presumably a Liverpool mercantile firm.
1. Not found.
2. For the shipment of this and of the “Bale from Kendal,” see the document immediately above.