Bremen 13th July, 1798
Thomas Rotch Esq
Assured I have the honour to send you the Duplicate of my resects of 28 Apl via Hamburgh & New York pr Cap Tiede Lolling, the contents of which I beg leave to confirm.
I should be happy could I by this opportunity forward account sales of the 67 casks of Nantucket Oil you had the goodness to consign me pr Minerva Jared Gardner, but am sorry to say I cannot as the large part of it remains yet unsold. A few casks have been sold here at 17 pr 6 31 on 3 mo Credit however I am in hopes of making more for it in the month of August when the sales of this article go on brisker than they do at present. I flatter myself that I shall then be able to dispose of the whole parcel at a favourable price, but this will mostly depend on the good or bad success of our fishery on the