America and West Indies: December 1617

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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 1617

December. Capt. Harvey, who was three years with Robt Harcourt, in Guiana, gone again to try his fortune there. The river Wiapoco to be his first harbour. He, with seventy men, are victualled for eleven months in a ship of 200 tons, and means the ship to return, and the men to stay there. [Extracts from DOMESTIC Corresp. Jac. I.; Vol. XCV., No. 22, Cal. pp. 514. 516.]
Dec. 27. 36. Lord De la Warr's covenant to Lord Zouch for his adventure to Virginia. Lord Zouch having adventured 100l. with De la Warr in his present intended voyage to Virginia, the latter agrees to pay all expenses for the transportation of seven men, and for their subsistence; one-third profits of their labour to be sent to England for the use of Lord Zouch.