Mr Thomas Rotch Pr the Minerva Scott
London 3rd March 1796
Sir, We are without any of your esteemed favors since the foregoing the present is therefore Solely to advised you that we disposed of the Oil by Jabor at L80 pr tun & that we shall soon forward th Acct. Sales we hope this price will be satisfactory to our friends had we kept a week long L75 would have been the price for its declining fast in Value-Enclosed is copy of your account current.
London March 28th 1796
refering to our last respects, we now inclose account sales of 47 Caks of Oil by the Mary Capt Taber, the nett proceeds thereof being L497.6.6 which is placed to your credit No 46 Proving whaleoil, we consulted with your Brother Mr B.R. about returnng it, who advised its being sold here. we remain, Sir Yr very hum Servts, Thos Dickason & Co.