We have this day drawn the following bill of exchange on your esteemed firm- No.123, $500,000, payable at sight.
We have to acquaint you that, in accordance with your instructions, we have this day drawn upon Messrs, tanaka & Co., at 60d/s for $200,000, inclusive of charges.
We advise you that we have drawn on you this day for $100,000, at 3m/d, to the order fo yourself, which we commend to your kind protection.
We have the pleasure to inform you that we have drawn this day on you for $500,000, at 3m/s. for which we have credited you as usual.
As the wines are not yet disposed of, nor likely to be for some time, we cannot obey Mr. Saitos orders as to drawing on you or remitting you the balance at present.
Should you have an opportunity, you may draw on me for the cost of coal, together with that of insurance, which you will be so good as to effect on the outward cargo to its full value, with an addition of five per cent, to cover expenses in case of loss.
For your reimbursement, you will draw on me at sixty days sight, and at the most favourable exchange, furnishing me at the same time, with an invoice, bill of lading and insurance policy.
For the amount of your invoice, you will be so good as to draw on Messrs. A & Co. of Hamburg, at three months date, and forward them a bill of lading, requesting them to effect insurance.