Orders are sent to Plymouth for the Echo sloop of war, Capt. Drew, lately arrived from Newfoundland, and now lying in the Sound, to get ready for sea, and proceed with all possible dispatch to New York–to acquaint the American Merchants, that the British ports are open for the importation of American wheat :–It is to be hoped this salutary measure will reduce the present high price of wheat and flour.

Citation: Glasgow Advertiser (Glasgow, United Kingdom), 14 December 1789, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/36.