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Nantucket 30th. 11 m/o [MONTH]. 1796
Respected Friend
Silas Butler
Thine of 16th comes to hand informing of thy conclusion
to go in the sloop which is Agreeable to us. Should
be glad thou would come with a mate & 3 or 4 hands
as soon as oppertunity [OPPORTUNITY] Present as their [THERE] will be
Liter [LIGHTER] Passing. That it Best not to send a bots [BOATS?] - as to
the lay we have no objection to except the 1/28 thinking
there may be 2 bot [BOAT] stereman for 1/30 Each as it
was the Case have yet Nevertheless, shall hope thou will
get a crew as cheap as may be & shall leave it,
with the [THEE] to Act [ACCOUNT] for our Interest Remain thy
Friend in Behalf of the Concernd [CONCERNED]
Silv: [SILVANUS] Macy Jr [JUNIOR]

Nantucket 6th. 12mo [MONTH]. 1796
Respected Friend
Timothy Green
We have sent 29 Gal [GALLONS] Sperm (Drippers which
is £ 70 pr [PER] Ton with us by the quantity thou will
please to Cr [CREDIT] our Act. [ACCOUNT] we have sent this by Capt. [CAPTAIN]
Mores Should be Glad to have some lether [LEATHER]
first oppertunity [OPPORTUNITY] as we are in Present want
with Due Respect
Remain thy Friend
Silv: [SILVANUS] J O Macy
PS: should thou want
more oyl [OIL] Please to Notis [NOTICE] us

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Nantucket 30th. 11 m/o [MONTH]. 1796
Respected Friend
Silas Butler
Thine of 16th comes to hand informing of thy conclusion
to go in the sloop which is Agreeable to us. Should
be glad thou would come with a mate & 3 or 4 hands
as soon as oppertunity [OPPORTUNITY] Present as their [THERE] will be
Liter [LIGHTER] Passing. That it Best not to send a bots [BOATS?] - as to
the lay we have no objection to except the 1/28 thinking
there may be 2 bot [BOAT] stereman for 1/30 Each as it
was the Case have yet Nevertheless, shall hope thou will
get a crew as cheap as may be & shall leave it,
with the [THEE] to Act [ACCOUNT] for our Interest Remain thy
Friend in Behalf of the Concernd [CONCERNED]
Silv: [SILVANUS] Macy Jr [JUNIOR]

Nantucket 6th. 12mo [MONTH]. 1796
Respected Friend
Timothy Green
We have sent 29 Gal [GALLONS] Sperm (Drippers which
is 70 pr [PER] Ton with us by the quantity then will
please to Cr [CREDIT] our Act. [ACCOUNT] we have sent this by Capt. [CAPTAIN]
Mores Should be Glad to have some lether [LEATHER]
first oppertunity [OPPORTUNITY] as we are in Present want
with Due Respect
Remain thy Friend
Silv: [SILVANUS] J O Macy
PS: should thou want
more oye [OIL] Please to Notis [NOTICE] us