America and West Indies: September 1641

Pages 321-322

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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September 1641

Sept. 18. 84. Petition of Richard Quyney, William Allen, and others, merchants and planters trading to Virginia, to the Lords Commissioners [for Plantations?]. Are setting forth two ships to transport passengers and provisions for the supply of many thousands in Virginia, not able to clothe nor defend themselves from the barbarous natives of that country. Pray for a warrant to permit all the goods specified in the two schedules annexed, to be shipped in the Rebecca and the Honor without payment of customs, and that the passengers, for the most part miserable poor people, may take the oaths of allegiance on board. Underwritten, is a certificate from the Custom House that what is prayed for has been previously allowed. Annexed,
84. I. List of provisions and necessaries for setting forth 160 passengers in the Honor of London, and for the supply of divers poor families in Virginia.