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||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||11 May 1769
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||11. Cocoa nuts were brought down so plentifully this morn that by ½ past 6 I had bought 350: this made it nescessary to drop the price of them least so many being brought at once we should exhaust the countrey and want hereafter; notwistanding I had before night bought more than a thousand at the rates of 6 for an amber coulourd bead, 10 for a white one, and 20 for a fortypenny nail.