America and West Indies: December 1610

Pages 10-11

Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 1, 1574-1660. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1860.

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December 1610

1610. 23. Instructions for such things as are to be sent from Virginia with notes for their better preservation, and the prices they sell for in England. They include sassafras, worth 50l. a ton, sarsaparilla, 200l. a ton, galbanum, 100l. a ton, walnut, and other oils, wine, silk grass, beaver and otter skins, pitch and tar, sturgeon, caveare, and various sorts of wood, &c.
1610? 24. Valuation of the commodities growing and to be had in Virginia, rated as they are worth. [Printed; there are many more articles in this list than in the preceding MS.]