A JOURNAL of the PROCEEDINGS in the late EXPEDITION To PORT-ROYAL, On board Their Majesties Ship, the Six-Friends, The HONOURABLE SR. WILLIAM PHIPPS Knight, COMMANDER in Chief, &c.

A True Copy, Attested by Joshua Natsto Clerk.


Printed for Benjamin Harris at the London-Coffee-House. Anno Domini M DC XC.


A Journal of the Proceedings in the late Expedition to Port-Royal &c. Wednesday, April the 23, 1690.

THis Morning we set sail in the Road before Governours Island and Anchored in Nantasket, and in the evening got on board our Soldiers from Governours-Island and the Castle.

Monday 28. At six this morning we set sail from Nantasket Har­bour the wind at S S W fair weather. In Company with us the Porc [...]pine, Capt. Cyprian Southack Commander, the Mary-Sloop, Capt. John Alden Commander; the Mary-Ann, Capt. Gregory Sugars Junior; Commander; the Batchelour-Ketch, Capt. John Welch Com­mander; Capt. Cyprian Southack in the After-noon was comman­ded to Casko-Bay, there to make a false Alarum under the French co­lours against the Fort, in expectation of drawing down the French and Indians, but the Enterprize failed, the wind serving their or­der was not to stay, but hasten the Salem Vessels with the soldiers, and meet us at Mount-Desart, which was the place appointed to Rendez [...]ous. This night about twelve a clock we lost Capt. Welch who went in to Casko.

Tuesday 29. At seven this morning we set sail from the place a­foresaid, the wind at S S E, & S E, close and foggy weather which forced us into Sheepscutt River.

Wednesday 30. At seven in the morning we set sail, the wind N W, fair weather, steered to Mount-Hegan, where the Boat was set on [...], and brought off the Island Carrats & Cabbages, and several sorts of Garden herbs.

Thursday, May 1st. At 10 in the morning we anchored at Mount­Desart, the place appointed as aforesaid; in the evening Capt. John Alden who was sent within the Islands and commanded to view Peno [...]scut-Fort, and to bring Tydings of [...], brought us this Intelligence; That Casteen was gone from thence, and 200 Indians were in the Fort, and that the out-Centinels fired several musquets at them along [...]t shoar; whereupon the General and Council ordered the Major and the several Captains with their respective Companies to prepare to attacque the said Fort.

Friday 2. This Morning the wind came up at N F. we weigh'd and sail'd up the Harbour, which lieth W N W, and intended that night to make an On-sett on the aforesaid Fort, but by bad weather and a Contrary wind were hindred.

[Page 4] Saturday 3. This day all our souldiers were landed on an Island near us in order to [...] themselves to attacque the said Fort, [...] were hindred by bad weather that sprang up in the evening.

Sunday 4. This day much Rain till evening, and after the Du­ty of the day was perform [...]d, it pleased God to send us fair weather, and about [...] in the evening the Soldiers [...]ere imbarqued for to in­gage the said Fort, some on board the Sloop Mary, and some on board the Mary-Ann-Ke [...]ch, and some in our Long-boat, Barge, and Pin [...]ce, distance from the Fort 4 Leagues. They were to land their Men on this side the Fort, at some distance, the Fort being on a Neck of Land; their Order was, that Capt. Edward Willy should [...] land his men, and march 2 a [...]breast double Distance athwart the Neck, and ly near the Fort on the west side, and so every Company at the same distance, leaving 40 foot between each Company; the Mary [...]oop to attacque the Fort with her Gunns, the Ketch to keep between the Fort and Island, 20 men to be placed on each Island to keep off the Cannoes, but when they came up with the Barge to view the S [...]ituation of the Fort in the night, they passed along without Interruption [...] hearing no noise in the Fort, they fired a Musquet, went a shoar, and found no body in the Fort. Some Indians had been there, 'tis guess [...]d about thirty.

Monday 5. About 12 at noon the Porcupine Capt. Cyprian South­ack Commander, the Salem Barque, Capt. John Brown Commander, the Salem Ketch Capt. John Walk Commander, and Capt. John Wel [...]h with the Salem and [...] [...]omp [...]ies arrived about 4 in the after­noon, the Sloop, Ketch and Boats came down the River from the Fo [...], about 6 we weighed with the rest of the [...] Capt. Welch was ordered to make the best of his way on [...] Capt. Thomas Bernard and his Company on board with him, [...] at Matchia [...], and there to send our Pinnace with a flag of Tru [...] on shoar to the [...] that inhabited there, and if they would not [...] to at­tacque them, and when they came ashoar they found but one house, and two persons with whom they Treated who surrendred them­selves: them and their goods they brought away with them. From thence we steer'd E. & by S to avoid the shoal point that lies 4 leagues distant, and then E & by N to Bull-head, which is a small Island that makes the Entrance of the Bay of Pundee: the Current [Page 5] runs here very strong the Flood setts E N E as the Course is:

[...] 12 Leagues, the Course E N E where we Anchored about 3 a clock in the after­noon [...] [...] Earque into the [...] where some [...] plan [...]ers lived who denied our Flagg of Truce our men landed in the evening and [...].

Wednesday 7. This morning our [...] Crew returned, & gave Account of our men with some small matter of plunder.

Thursday 8. This morning we sett [...]ail and mett with the rest of our Fle [...]t [...] from [...] E S E. the wind variable.

Friday 9. At 9 in the morning being near the shoar, we [...] in 40 fathom water to westward of Port-Royal entry, being calm weather. At 3 in the afternoon we weighed, the wind at W S W, and about 6, en [...]red the River of Port-Royal [...] where the out-Centi­nels or Look-outs fired two Chambers, and got into their Cannoe, there being two in number; the place where they fired was distant from the Entry or Rivers mouth near a League. At 9 in the night we anchored in the Bay, in 7 [...]athom a [...] high water, where we lay till next day.

Saturday 10. This morning at 4 a clock, our General sent the Barge on shoar with a Flag of Truce to Mr. Laverd [...]e's house to command him on board, who came and gave a full account of the strength of Port-Royal. At 5 in the Morning we weigh [...]d, and turn­ed up the River to Mr. Laverdure's House, where we anchored, and immediately sent a shoar the Flag of Truce, with a Demand to the Governour to surrender the Fort; and in Answer he sent on board a Letter by one of his Priests to aquaint our General that he was willing to surrender upon our Terms and comply with the Proposals, the Priest was sent a-shoar, with a Letter to the Gover­nour; the boat returned, and brought Answer in a Letter with one of the Governour's Officers to our General, That in the mor­ning the Governour would surrender, and that he and the Priest should come on board, which they performed a [...] the time prefixed.

Sunday 11. This morning we weighed, and turned up the river, [Page 6] to the Fort came to an Anchor, landed our men near Mr. Nelson's Warehouse at Port Royal: our men being [...], our General, the Governour and Priest went a [...], our [...] drawn up, Posses­sion of the Fort was given; the Governour and Officers delivered their Swords to our General [...] who returned the Governour his sword and likewise to some of his Officers. The Soldiers laid down their Arms, and were gaurded to the Church, where they were kept as Prisoners.

Munday 12. This Morning we went a-shoar to search for hid­den goods, (for during the time of Parley they had broke open the King's Store, & Merchants Stores, and convey'd sundry Wares in­to the woods) We cut down the Cross, rifled the Church, Pu'lld down the High-Altar, breaking their Images: and brought our Plunder, Arms and Amunition into Mr. Nelson's Storehouse;

Tuesday 13. And so kept gathering Plunder both by land and water, and also under ground in their Gardens, all the next day

Wednesday, 14. Loading Mr. Welch with salt, and [...]itting him for his Return to Boston with [...] expedition: also demolishing the Fort. Our Proclamation was read at the Head of each Company, and on board our Ships: the Inhabitants came in answer to the Summons sent them; they took the oath of Alegiance to King William & Queen Mary, making great Acclamations and Rejoicings; our men being drawn up fired three Volleys, our Ship also fired some Gunns. The President chosen and appointed with the Magistrates, were sworn.

Thursday the 15. This day a Post was sent to Menus and the pla­ces adjacent, to come to Port Royal, and take the oath of Allegiance. This afternoon Mr. Welch sailed, the wind at S W. The Prizes were haled off, and fit [...]ed with Rigging. The Brigantine was ap­prais'd at 105 l. by Capt. Gregory Sugars Sen'. and Lieut', Samuel Adams, who were appointed by the General and Council.

Fryday. 16. This day our Regiment and Seamen were sworn to deliver into the Store what plunder they had in their own custody, or to their knowledge in the Custody of any other person. The Great Guns were brought out of the Fort, and drawn down to the water side; the Fort was demolish't, and sundry Plunders brought into the Stores: the same day one of Capt. Creek's men died, on board the Hospital-Ketch the Mary-Ann.

[Page 7] Saturday, 17. This day Capt. [...] Southack's men were sworn & those of other Vessels. Nine Peices of Ordnance brought a board.

Sunday, 18. This Day the Re [...]erend Mr. [...] Moody (our Minister [...] preached on shoar, at Mr. Nelson's Ware-house.

Monday, 19. The Inhabitants of Menus and places adjacent had the Oathes of Allegiance administred to them, which they accepted with great Joy. Mr. [...] man taken and brought in. Capt. Al­den (who had been cruising and waiting for [...]) came in this day. Mr. St.Casteen's daughter was brought on board in the Evening; also the rest of the great Gunns & Plunder. Capt. Southack dis­charged.

Tuesday 20. This day our Ships Crew was sworn. All the Pali­sadoes which the French had to strengthen & enlarge the Fort, were burnt and cut in peices. Plunder put on board the Ketches. The same day one of Capt. Wade's men dyed of the Small Pox on board the Hospital.

Wednesday, 21. Capt. John Alden was ordered to sail; and to send to all places on the Coast of [...]-Scotta, to parley with the French and Indians, and cause them to Submit & subject themselves to the Crown of England, & to swear Allegiance; and upon refu­sal hereof, to burn, kill, and destroy them. And also to cruise a­bout for Perrot who is on that Coast. All our Soldiers and priso­ners were shipp't this day. And the President and Council of Fort Royal received their Commission and Instructions; then we weigh­ed and fell down the River, and at night our men went with Boats to help off one of the prize Ketches, which Capt. Southack's men had run so high a shoar, that she could not be got off without our Assist­ance.

Thursday, 22. This day we fell down with our Ship into the Bay, within the Entry, and Capt. Southack, took his leave of us, with the Brigantine in Company, the wind at N W, fair weather. At 6 in the evening the wind vere'd to N N E, we [...] weigh'd and got out of the Gut, and steered W & by N. Little wind all night.

Friday, 23. This morning we were athwart the [...], at 10 a clock the wind dyed away: the Isle of Long [...] bare South, di­stant about 3 leagues, we had 13 or 14 fa [...]hom water, Lat. 44d. 4' where we caught good store of C [...]d. At 12 in the night, the wind [Page 8] sprang up: And at 12 in the night we tack,t near the Island Grandmahane, and lay S and S S W. this night we lost the Com­pany of Mr. [...] in one of the prize Ketches.

Saturday 24. At 12 this day (by Judgment) the Grandmanhane bare of us N N W, the wind at W N W; at 4 afternoon stood a­bout to the Westward & lay N W, the Wind w s w. foggy weather.

Sunday, 25. At 4 this morning, we tack't again and lay S S W, the wind at West, at 6 we saw Mount-desart Hills, bearing N W [...] N. at 12, it fell calm. we saw two of our vessels to Leeward.

Monday, 26. At 6 this morning we stood about to the Westward, & lay W, and W S W. at 6 afternoon we tack't to the eastward & lay E S E, the wind at S put by our Top sails, and under our Cour­ses foggy till night, and then clear'd up, the wind w n w, we lay w s [...].

Tuesday 27. Thick weather again till night, then clear'd up, the Wind as aforesaid, steer'd S W.

Wednesday, 28. This 24 hours we had the wind betwixt the N W & the S W. fair weather, Lat. 42d. 40'. we saw several small sloops, but could speak with none of them.

Thursday, 29. This 24 hours fair, but calm: at 8 in the morning we founded, found 80 fathom. Lat. 42. 52. Hail'd a shallop, who told us Cape Ann bare S W & by W, distance 4 leagues. we tack't and stood away S W by W till two in the morning; then we tackt, and lay S W the Wind at S S E.

Fryday, 30. This Morning when light we saw Cape Ann bearing W of us with the Wind at S S E about ten a Clock it blew very hard at E S E the Weather very thick, we tackt off and handed our Topsails, afterwards it prov'd a little clear, and then we stood in, at I we passed by the Castle, they saluted us with five Guns, and we them with the like. Near 2 we Arrived in Boston Harbour; the Block-house saluted us with nine Guns, and we answerd them with the like number.

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A Copy of the Summons sent on Shoar to Mr. Lavedure's, and to the rest of the Inhabitants of Port Royal, and the Places Adjacent.

Sir William Phipps Knight, Commander in Chief of Their Majesties Forces raised for this present Expidition, against L'Acccad [...], or Nova-Scotia, and particularly Port-Royal.

These are to Summons you, forthwith to come in, and subject your selves to the Crown of England, unto which this place of Right belongs, and some of you to come immediately on Board our Ship for that end, and to require you not to Appear in Arms against us, but to give your Advice in taking [...]f the said Fort, and Reducing it to the Service of the Crown of England; and upon so doing and swearing Allegiance to their Majesties, William and Mary, of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, King and Queen. Do faithfully Promise that you shall enjoy the Lives, Liber­ties, and Properties under the Priviledge of the English Government, or otherwise you must expect no other Quarter, than what the Law of Arms will allow you.

To the Planters at Port-Royal and the places Adjacent.

Sir William Phipps Knight, Commander in Chief of Their Majesties Forces Raised by the Mass [...]sets-Colony, against Nova-Scotia and L'Accad [...]e.

There being War Proclaimed between our Soveraigns and Yours and [...] Acts of Hostility done by the French inhabiting this Continent, upon the Subjects of their most serene Majesties, William and Mary of En­gland, Scotland, France and Ireland, King and Queen; And Assist­ance given by them unto the Heathen-Enemies in their Bloody Invasi­ons, and particularly, sundry of our Vessels being taken, and our men De­tained Prisoners by your selves, without any Provocation on our part, and that before any War was Proclaimed between the two Nations. These are therefore in the Names, and for the use of Their Majesties of Great Britain, to Command and Require the speedy Rendition of the Fort at Port-Royal, with all the great Artillery, small [...] and stores of War, and whatsoever else belongs to the French King, promising upon so doing, [Page 10] to give you good Quarters, and to as many of the Planters as will assist us and swear Allegiance to Their Majesties of England. And I also promise they shall enjoy their Liberties and properties, and the benefit of peaceable living under the English Government; otherwise I am resolved, by the help of God, on whom alone I trust for Assistance, to attacque, kill, burn & destroy, and then you may, when too late, wish for that favour which you now refuse. I expect your positive and present Answer.

To the Planters of Port-Royal and places adjacent.

These are to acquaint you, That according to the Messages receiv­ed by your Officer last night, I have sent my Barge on shoar, in or­der to your comming on board, whereupon I shall send my Forces, and expect a Surrender of the Fort, and you shall not find me failing in one tittle of my promise.

To Mounsieur D'Menevall, Governour of Port Royal.

A Copy of Capt. Southack's Discharge.

To Whom it may concern.

KNOW Ye, That Capt. Cyprian Southack Commander of the ship Porcupine, [...] faithfully and honestly served their Majesties, King William & Queen Mary of England &c. by Order from the Honoura­ble Simon Bradstreet, Esq. Governour, and the rest of Their Majesties Council of the Massachusetts Colony, in this expedition against Port Roy­al & the places adjacent; L' Accadie & Nova Scotia: under the Com­mand of the Honourable Sr. William Ph [...]pps Knight, Commander in chief of Their Majesties Forces) until this 19th day of May, anno Dom' 1690, and in the second year of Their Majesties Reign over England &c.

Given under my Hand and seal on board Their Majesties Ship the Six Friends, riding at Port-Royal in Nova Scotia.


These are to Certifie whom it may Concern, That the Brigantine Sup­ply of Boston, formerly taken by the French, and now re-taken by us: Sr. William Phipps Knight, Commander in Chief of Their Majesties Forces at Port Royal in Nova-scotia: at the request of Capt. Cyprian Southack, for his use, and against the common Enemy, have with the Advice of my Council, appointed Capt. Gregory Sugars sen'r, [Page 11] [...]


These are to Certify whom it may concern, That there are 117 [...] belonging to Capt. Cyprian Southack of the one half of [...] plunder ( [...] & Amunition of War [...] excepted) was taken at Port-Roy­al in Nova Scotia, Given under my hand and seal at Port-Royal, this 19^th day of May, 1690.


A Copy of the Oath Administred to the Inhabitants of Port-Royal, L'Accadie, or Nova-scotia.

You and every one of you do swear by the dreadful Name of the everliving God, That you will bear true Faith & Allegiance to Their most Excellent Majesties [...] & Mary, of England, Scotland, France & Ireland King & Queen: so help you God in our Lord Jesus Christ!

A Copy of the oath Administred to the Council at Port-Royal.

Whereas you Mathieu De Goutine, Mr. Alexander de L'B [...]rgne. sr. De Beliske, Mr. Prire du Brucil, Mr. Rene Laudris, Mr. Daniel L'Blane, are all chosen b [...] the Inhabitants of port-Royal, L'Accadie or Nova-scotia, to be of the Councel for the conservation of the peace [...] the said people, [...] choice is approved by the Honourable Sr. William Phipps Knight, Commander in chief of their Majesties Forces for this [...], with the advice of his Council; You and each of you do [...] by the dreadful Name of the [...] God, that you [...] [...] true [...] Allegiance to their Majesties of Great Britain King William and Queen Mary, and that you will administer Justice to all [...], and [...] till further Order from the Crown of England, so help you GOD, in our Lord Jesus Christ!

A Copy of the Oath administred to the President

Whereas you Charles [...] St. de [...] [...] [...] Chat [...]i­lion are chosen by the Inhabitants of Port-Royal, L'Accadie and No­va Scotia, to the place of President of the Council for the [...] [...] of the Peace among the said inhabitants; which Choice is approved by [Page 12] the Honourable Sir William Phipps, Commander in Chief of their [...].

Capt. John Alden's Orders.

By the General with the Advice of the Council to Captain John Alden Commander of the Sloop Mary. These are to Order you forthwith to Sail to Saint Johns Pess [...]maquadie, Ma [...]as, and [...], and in all those places along the Shoar, to take all Advantages to promote the Business we came forth upon, viz. to Reduce or Destroy our French and Indian Enemies, and Recover our Captives and you are Diligently to endeavour the Seizing of Mr. Perrot, according to the Commission already received. You are likewise to Summons the French in all these places as you go along, to take the Oath of Allegiance to the Crown of England; which you together with Captain Gardi [...]er, are Impowred to Administer, and upon their Refusal, you are to treat them as Enemies, and in all places where you are, to set up the Kings Jack in t [...]ken of your taking possession of them for their Majesties of Great Britain, particularly you are to Treat with Mr. St. Casteen, for the Recovery of the Captives and promise him the Return of his Daughter in exchange for them; and that upon his taking of the Oaths of Allegiance, he shall have his Lands and Mills that were seized at Port-Royal, restored to him; to [...] Treat with him also about going to Boston, promising to him the Liberty of Return at pleasure, but if he give you sufficient and satisfactory Reason for his not going to Boston; presently you shall allow him the Liberty of coming within a short time after you; If there may be an honourable peace with the French and Indians; you are to promote it in your Discourse to Mr. Casteen, or otherwise and what in Justice, Equity and Necessity you shall covenant with him or them shall be made good; always reserving the Terms of peace to be propounded and concluded upon by the Honourable Go­vernour and Council at Boston; if (be [...]ides what we have advised to,) there be any more circumstantial Things that we cannot [...] [Page 13] foresee or direct about, we leave it to your best discretion to do what may best conduce to the behoof of our Nation. In all these Matters, you are to make all possible Expedition, and put the Coun­try to no more Charge than needs must.

A Copy of the Oath administred to the Army at Port Royal, may 16 1690.

You and every one of you do here Swear by the Dreadful Name of the ever-living God, that all the plunder you have taken from the French or Indians, our enemies, from the Time of our De­parture from Nantasket to the time of Capt. Cyprian Southack's be­ing discharged, you will forth-with give a true Account of what you have in your Custody, or, to your knowledge, is in any other persons Custody, and the same to deliver to the General, or whom the Gene­ral hath appointed for that purpose. So help you God!

To Charles Lattoras appointed President for the Conservation of [...] Peace within the precincts of Port-Royal, or Nova-Scotia, and [...] Matthieu de Goutine, Mr. Alexander de Borgue, Sir de Beliske, Mr. [...]ierie du Brucil, Mr. Rene Laudres, Mr. Daniel le [...] appointed, of the Council by Sir William Phipps, Knight, Commander in Chief of their Majesties Forces, fitted out by the Honourable Governour and Council, of the Massachusets Colony, if at any time hereafter (un­til you Receive further Orders from the Crown of England, or the Power of the Massachusets Colony) any Ships or Vessels belonging to the French King, or to any French Merchant or Trader whate­ver, that doth Ride within the Harbour of Port-Royal, or in any o­ther Road or Harbour within your Precincts; you are hereby Im­powred and Authorized in the Names of their Majesties of Great­Britain 'O Raise the Inhabitants of Port-Royal, and the places ad­jacent, to Attacque such Ship or Ships, or Vessels, with all Dili­gence, Strength and Force that in you lieth; Commanding all the Inhabitants within your Precincts, to Assist you in Assaulting of all such Vessels or Ships belonging to our Common Enemies; and the same to keep safe in your Custodies, for the service of their Maje­sties, King William, and Queen Mary, of England, &c. and forth­with to send a full account of your Proceedings in Writing, to the Honourable Governour and Council of the Massachusets Colony in New-England.

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Instructions for the President and Council appointed for Port-Royal and the places Adjacent.

First, That you Remember the Oath of God that is upon you, in which you have sworn Allegiance to the Crown of England, and dem [...]an your selves with all Loyalty and Fidelity according to the pourport of it, left you provoke Him to Anger against you for your failure therein,

2. That you take care to prevent all prophaneness, Sabbath­breaking, Cursing, Swearing, Drunkenness, or Theeving, and all other Wickedness, and punish those that you shall find guilty.

3. That you do not impose upon any person in point of Consci­ence, to constrain him to the way of Worship which you have been brought up in, we hope you will all ere long learn better than hi [...] therto you have been Taught.

4. That all Contest between Man and Man about his Land may be laid aside, and every man maintained in the quiet Enjoyment of what men possess of, till a full satisfaction and settlement be made.

5. That unto all others of the Inhabitants here, [...]or in the parts Adjacent, you shall tender to them the same Oath of Allegiance; which your selves have taken.

6. That you take into your possession the Houses, Lands, Mills, &c. belonging to Mr. Sr.Casteen, and give an account of the Im­provement of them, when demanded.

7. That in your Trading with the Indians, you let them have no Powder, nor Shot, by which they may be furnished to War against the English, but that you perswade them to carry it peaceably to­wards us and do your utmost for the Recovery of any of our Cap­tives, in their hands, or in the hands of any other of their Indians or French Neighbours.

8. That inquiry or search be made after any stores of War or a­ny other Goods not yet Discovered, belonging to the French King; and them being found, to secure, and give an account thereof, to the Governour and Council of the Massachusets Colony, for the use of their Majesties.

9. That if Mr. Perrot, or any other person or persons who are at em [...]ity with the Crown of England, shall come hither, you are to endeavour the seizing and securing, both persons and vessels for [Page 15] Their Majesties service, and in the places Adjacent; shall impower meet [...].

10. That you send an account to the Governour of the Massachu­sets, from time to time how Matters are with you, in order to your Receiving further instructions, and you may rest well assured, that if you be faithful to our Government, they will seek your peace & prosperity as their own.

Here followeth a List of the Mames of all the Superiour Officers under the Command of the Honurable Sr. William Phipps, Knight; General of their Majesties forces for this present Expedition, against Nova Scotia or L'Accadie [...] and also the Number of all the Inf [...] Officers Sea-men and private Centinels belonging to the said Forces both by sea and Land.

1st. The Admiral, the Six Friends, 42 guns mounted. [...] Gregory Sugars Capt-Lieut [...], Samuel Adams Lieut [...]. Samuel Emes Master, Briant Smith Mate John Winslow, Richard Willy, William Gibbins, & Daniel Pounding Reformadoes. Francis Knox [...] Joseph Fuller Carpenter. John Rose [...]. Daniel St [...]ddard [...] Philip Nineham Cook, with 106 inferior officers Sea-men & Boyes. 120

2. The Por [...]upine. 16 gunns and 6 petteraroes besides small [...] Capt. Cyprian Southack Commander, David Mason Lieut [...]. David [...]as­sot Master. with 114 inferior Officers, seamen & boyes. 117

3. The Mary Sloop. 8 gunns besides small Armes. [...] Capt. John Alden Commander. William Alden Master. Isaac Reed [...]nner and 9 sea-men 12, 12

4. The Ship Union, 4 gunns. Capt. John Brown Commander, Jonathan Gardner mate; and 13 inferior Officer & sea-men 15

5. The Mary Ann Ketch, 2 Gunns. Capt. Gregory Sugars Command [...]. Thomas Miller mate, and 7 inferiour officers & seamen. 9

6. The Lark Ketch, John Walk Command. William D [...]nten mat [...]. and 5 Seamen. 7

7. The Batchelour-Ketch John Welch, Commander, a Mate, 3 men and one Boy. 6

Belonging to the Fleet. 286

[Page 16]The Foot Regiment.

1. William Johnson, Major, Edward Willy, Captain-Li [...] Edward [...]eeden, [...]. Four Serjeants, Four Corporals, one Clerk, one Drum, and 53 private Centinels. 6 [...]

2. Nathaniel Wade, Captain. Nathaniel Barsham, Lieutenant Thomas Emmons, Ensign. 4 Sarjeants. 4 Corporals. One Clerk one Dr [...]m, and 72 private Centinels. 8 [...]

3. Andrew Gardner, Captain, Samuel Craft, Lieutenant, Samue [...] Sumner, Ensign, one Clerk, one Drum, and [...]1 private Cent. 64

4. Edward Creek, Captain, Richard Keates, Liutenant, Thomas Groce, Ensign, 4 Sarjeants, 4 Corporals, one Clerk, one Drum, and 55 private Centinels. 68

5. Stephen Cross, Captain, Robert Knowlton, Lieut', Philip Nelson, Ensign, 4 Sarjeants, 4 Corporals, one Clerk; one Drum, and 44 private Centinels. 57

6. Daniel King, Captain, Jonathan Gardner, Lieutenant, James Dennis, Ensign, 4 Sarjeants, 4 Corporals, one Clerk, one Drum, and 42 Centinels. 55

7. Thomas Barnard, Captain, William Shiprive, Lieut', Joses Bucknam, Ensign, 4. Sarjeants, 4 Corporals, one Clerk, one Drum, and 38 private Centinels. [...]

The Foot Regiment. 446

Belonging to the Fleet. 286

The Reverend Mr. Joshua Moodey, Minister, Mr. Henry Dearing, Commissary-General, Caleb Ray Marshal, and Joshua Natstock Clerk.


The whole Mumber 736

GOD Save King WILLIAM and Queen MART.

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