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Extracts from the accounts of the British East India Company, 1678
(Catalogue ref: E 140/9/4 f42)
Source 2a

Franco de la Cruz to Adventure to Manilla for goods sould & retorned back viz:  
   
for 321 barrs Iron g t pi: 106: 75 cattle at £6  
piece abating 18pound for frt & Comission &on 538: 06  
for 4 paire silke stockings sould for 16 –  
for 2 chests of wines abating  
to Manilla & frt back of 2 chests  
returned to Bantam ntt amounting too 47 –  
for 1 barrell of brandy sould for but 8 –  
  £609: 06

Source 2b

Adventure from Manilla to Franco de La Cruz : for the following parcells bought & brought for my account viz:
   
8 small chaines of gold qt 29 t 5 sould at 17 ta 493
2 Ingotts of gold qt 14 t a ½ at 16 232
2 silver candlesticks qt 45 ¾ 45: 45
4 silver plates qt 73 ½ 73: 30
6 silver serving cupps qt 27 ¾ 27: 45
1 silver drinking cupp qt 10 ½ 10: 30
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  882: 30
 
1 great gold chayne whose profitt is to be devided between Mr Bowyear 1/3 & my selfe 2/3 qt 30 t a 2 R ½ at 16 ½ s 500
  £ 1382:30
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