John Easson to David Easson
Boston, Massachusetts, 18 December 1773.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages + address leaf + docket.
My Dear David
there is 32 pair of Shoos and 2 pair of pumps the Shoos and pumps Cost a Dollar a paier the tow
paier of Womans Shoos Cost three pistrens a paier the Other Small ons Cost a pistren a pair the
Gun Cost 6 Dollars a piece the powder Cost 10 pence a pound the Shott 3 pense half penny the
half Axes Cost half a Dollar a piece the Mens Shoos You May Sell for Six Shillings the pumps
for Seven Shillings and be Shure whom you trust that there pay is Shewne if you Gett the Money
for the rum You will pay Cap
Attwood for the fright I Could Not Send You any More at present
for want of Money I Can have Six Shillings for Muss Skinss and Six and Sixpence Starling for
Bover ton Dollars for a Good Lussarvee three Dollars for Good Oatters Good Marlins one
Shilling Good Minks in Seson three Shillings the Squirl Skins is Good for Nothing the bags of
Mogesons 20 paier at on Shilling they Cost hear You may Sell them for a Small profit for whate
You Can Gett if they will answer I Can Gett Some New ones farr better then these for they have
been Made Some Years if You have any of your tea Left You Must tak Good Care of it for there
will be Non to be Gott hear about a fortnight ago there Arived heare from England 450 Chests of
tea Last night the Sons of Liberty went and forced the Ships broek all the Chests and Empted all
the tea into the Sea this I belive will be as bad as the Stamp Actt.
 My Complements to Betty and all the Children and to all the [struck: Chil] family and
I am Your Loving father
David Easson T