Appendix A: List of ships for Tenerife, 1649

The Letters of John Paige, London Merchant, 1648-58. Originally published by London Record Society, London, 1984.

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'Appendix A: List of ships for Tenerife, 1649', The Letters of John Paige, London Merchant, 1648-58, (London, 1984), pp. 151-152. British History Online [accessed 20 June 2024].

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. "Appendix A: List of ships for Tenerife, 1649", The Letters of John Paige, London Merchant, 1648-58, (London, 1984). 151-152. British History Online. Web. 20 June 2024,

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(A) John Paige's list of Ships Bound for Tenerife for the vintage of 1649

128. [Enclosure in letter of 1 Sept. 1649 to William Clerke (9).] A list of ships bound for Tenerife to load wines, with their burden and to whom they go consigned ts

Mr Gilbert Crane to Mr Kilvert and yourself 190
Mr Barber to yourself and Mr Paynter 100
Mr Murwill to Mr Casby and Mr Turner 200
Mr William Chalk to Mr Paynter 120
Mr Henry Toope to Mr Bradick etc. 230
Mr Crampe to Mr John Turner 210
Mr James Blake to Mr John Casby 210
Mr Young to Mr Bonfoy 160
Mr Crispe to Mr Lambell and others etc. 250
Mr Joy to Mr Fowler and Mr Lambell 150
Mr Starling to Mr Throckmorton and Proud 190
Mr Jenkins to Mr Phillip Ward 150
Mr Sheere to Mr Campion and Lee 150
Mr Humphrey Holcomb's ship to Mr Body 150
Mr Hedgethorn to Mr Bonfoy 240
A Fleming to Don Alonso de Lugo 200
Mr Button from Naples with hoops 250
Mr Brookes from New England 140
Mr Pyle for Mr Lambell 250
Mr Smith from Nantes to Mr Benjamin Barron 160
Mr Izaack's ship from Topsham to Mr Body 100
Mr Robert Rinett from Lynn 140
Mr William Hayes to Mr Cowling 110
Mr Read from Colchester to Mr Paynter most part 120
A Bristol man as I hear to go 90
Mr Thomas Warren's ship 80
Mr Bennett from Barbary to Mr Fowler as I am told 200
Mr Bulkley's ship from Newfoundland 100
Mr Fowler's ship from Newfoundland 80
Mr Colquist from Newfoundland to Mr Paynter 100
A Fleming from Bilbao to Mr Body 220
Mr Jop from Bilbao to Mr Body 120
A New England man from Bilbao to Mr Body 160
Mr Hussy from Bilbao to Mr Turner 160
Mr Fishman to Mr Pearson and Webber 150
Mr Webber from Galicia with pilchards 70
Mr Sidrake Blake, I make account, must load 220
Mr Steward for Mr John Turner 200
Mr Humphrey Isham for Mr Wild and others 250
A collier now freighted for several men 120
In all 40 ships 6,490 ts

Of all these ships I am confident there will not fail 2, God sending them in safety. Rather, I doubt there may be some I know not of, besides Hollanders which I make no question but will be some. I thought this a very necessary thing to send you, whereby to govern yourself accordingly. …