In support of Aaron's answer:
On 24th September 1825 John Begg in Lima wrote to McCulloch Hartnell & Co(in effect Hartnell, McCulloch was in Callao) advising them(him) of 6000 dollars cash and 15000 dollars worth of goods shipped to California on the Speedy:
By the Speedy we remit you some 6000$ in cash and 18000$ in Goods
which for the immediate object of your business is an abundant supply.
On the receipt of this property you ought to have at your command in
one shape or other at least 50,000 Dollars.....
In fact Hartnell had asked for 60,000 dollars total in cash and goods but Begg declined his request:
You write for 30,000 Dollars in Cash to pay off the Missions and
enable you to furnish the farm with stock ................. while you
evade giving us the least satisfaction as to the state of your
accounts you write us to remit you at least 30,000 Dollars in cash
and a like sum in goods. We decline complying with your wishes and if
your operations are cramped in consequence you have yourselves to