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Chancery Court, Chancery Record, 1671-1712
Volume 748, Page 411   View pdf image
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       of the Quarter Masters Came and Asked the Cap.t whether he would to sea he
       Demanded what the Company were inclined to do who was Answered they
       were willing he then Concluded to go and Imediately weighed  I then again
       heartily begg'd for my Sloop and men after much Intreaty the Cap.t ordered
       me my boat but not my men he then being under saile I went on Board
       my Sloop with what men he had left me and after I had sett one M.r Pope
       a Merchant on Board the flyboat who had been deteined on Board y.e Pyrate
       I then Stood right up the Bay for the Porte of Annapolis in Maryland
       and Imediately upon my Arrivall there I made my Application to his the Governo.r gave his an Acc.t of what had happened was by
       his directed to an Officer to whom I made Reporte after which I went
       on Board my Sloop with my men and then I Called over all my Goods
       and found wanting the severall Goods & Comoditys hereafter mentioned

                These Severall Goods hereafter mentioned taken by the s.d Pyrate
                from on Board the Sloop Oranoak Merch.t that is to say

                   16 Barrells of Pork
                     1 Barrell of Tallow
                   29 Bushells of Beans
                     2 Quiles of Ropes
                     6 firelocks all our Amunition
                          most of our Carpenters tools
                          and diverse Necessary utensills
                          for use
                     2 Barrell of Tarr & Balls of
                          Rope Yarue long line & keel
Sev.rall Casques of Water &
a quantity of provision
By ab.t 30 or 40 Bushells of
Corne was Dampnifyed falling
down to y.e bottom of the sloop
Likewise one Barrell Marked &
belonging to one M.r Rob.t Mellen
a passenger
1 Dry Hyde 4 raw deer skins
& one Beaver Skin

           In Testimony of the truth of what I have here incerted and declared
       my selfe and Company have hereunto sett our hands & taken our Oaths
       upon the holy Evangelist
                                                                            Thomas Jones
                                                                            Rob.t Mellen
                                                                            Sam.ll Jones
                                                                            Willm Parker his Mark

                         August the 1699
       Then Came the persons above Named and made Oath upon the
       holy Evangelist that the whole Narration and Acc.t herein Given
       it according to the best of their Knowledge & Understanding a Just
       true Relation
                               Sworne before me
                                                             Rich.d Hill Chief Justice of
                                                                his Matys Provinciall Court

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