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Account of Sales of Stock, [26 November 1761]

Account of Sales of Stock

Copy: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

I.N.3

Sold for Benj: Franklin Esqr4

1761
Novbr. 26 £700 4 per cents to Wm: Morris at 83½ £584. 10
£1000 to J. Ruddell at 83⅜ 833. 15
£1200 to S: Cazalet at 83⅜ 1000. 10
£800 to T. Brooksbank at 83¼ 666.
£1000 to T. Roberts at 83¼ 832. 10
£600 to Huntridge & Co. at 83¼ 449. 10
£500 to T. Brooksbank at 83¼ 416. 5
Nov. 27. £500 to J. Tench at 83 415
£600 to T. Bretland at 82¾ 496. 10
£200 to W Chapman at 82¾ 165. 10
£550 to Ja Cappes at 82½ 453. 15
£350 to Maddison & Co. at 82½ 288. 15
Nov. 28. £1400 to J. Linde at 82⅝ 1156. 15
Nov. 30. £600 to Sr. W Hart at 82¾ 496. 10
£1000 to Jo Hilton at 82⅝ 826. 5
Dec. 1. £1000 to Jno Wood at 82¾ 827. 10
£500 to R Roberts at 82¾ 413. 15
Dec. 2. £1200 to Ja Scott at 83¼ 999
£700 to P How at 83¼ 582. 15
£600  to Sr. W Hart at 83⅜ 500. 5
£150005 12455. 5
Brokerage 18. 15
Per E Shervell £12436. 10

Endorsed: Acct Sales of the £15000 4 per Cents. No. 6.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3Isaac Norris’ notation of receipt of this document.

4James Brown of Henton Brown & Son (see the document immediately below) and his broker, E. Shervell, managed the sale of the £30,000 of stock which BF had bought with the parliamentary grant for 1758.

5Between Dec. 18 and Dec. 23, 1760, BF bought £15,000 of the 4 per cents, at 92 to 91¾; see above, p. 253.

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