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Order of Thomas Lee, 1750 Aug. 30.

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Abstract

Contains an order of Thomas Lee, President of the Council, to William Burton, sheriff of Northampton County, to seize & safekeep all the guns, tackle, apparel, equipment, & other materials belonging to the Spanish ship which wrecked as a result of a violent storm near the shore of Northampton County and was abandoned by its officers & mariners after they saved the rigging, equipment, & cargo. The order also commands Burton to enquire who have taken any of the materials, guns, tackle, apparel, or equipment of the ship.