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Petition of William Churchill, 1693 Aug. 31.

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Clame Wages for theire service done on board ye said shipe that if they will repaire to my dwelling house in Middx [Middlesex] County I will Imdeiatly [immediately] pay them, & when I have so done & got discharges from ye said persons in Each Respective County or ye Major part of them & Exhibitt ye same to this Board, that then my Humble prayer is that this Board will bee pleased to grant me such an Order to ye Lords of ye Admaraltie as may take of ye Stops of ye pay of ye said shipe & that yor. Honrs. will bee pleased to give me such Orders & directions therein (if what I have proposed be ^ not agreeable to yor Honrs Judgment) & yor Petitionr: as in Duty Bound shall Ever Pray &c.

August ye 29th = 1693

William Churchhill

[crosswise at bottom of page] 31 Augt: 1693 Mr: Churchels Petn: of y: Woolfes paimt:

Owners of ship Wolf will pay claims of those employed to get her afloat when she was aground, & ask that the order stopping the ship's pay may then be revoked