Robert Carter writes to merchant William Pawley, July 13, 1720,thanking him for his offer of service to Carter, and commenting that"Yor. Sales of my several Parcells of Tobo. hath bin so mean & sovery much to my dammage discourages me from trying Yor. Markett anymore till I am Sattisfyed Yor. Port will afford me as much for myGoods as other places." He reports a bill of exchange he has drawn onPawley to Edmund Jenings, and gently chides Pawley for not giving himthe discount on dutys which he asks Pawley to reconsider.
I rec'd Yors. of the 5th. ofOctr. wherein You advise
me ofthe paymt . of my bills and that You'lbe always ready
Yor. Sales of my several Parcells of Tobo. hath bin so
mean & so very much tomy dammage discoura-
=ges me from trying Yor. Markett any more till I am --
places. I reckonYou in my debt £50 odd pound wch.
hath Encourag'd me to draw on Youlately a bill of
Payable to Edmund Jennings
the time of Sixty Days to pay It in
wth. all Due honr. -- --
I cant forbear observing to You in Yor. accot. of sales
You put all the Dutys intoone article in wch. If I mistake
not You have given me noadvantage of any of
The Discounts whether It be right or no I Submitt to
Yor. Consideration &remain