CUSTOMS HOUSE CLEARANCE, QUEBEC,
7 SEPT., 1787, OF SCHOONER “ RESOLUTION,” BOUND FOR BAYE DES ESQUIMAUX.
Port of Quebec
These are to certify all whom it doth concern,
That Joseph Goupille.........Master or Commander of the Schooner Resolution Burthen Thirty five Tons, or thereabouts, mounted with Guns, navigated with five men, plantation built, and bound for the great Bay of Esquimaux, having on Board Sixty Quintals flour, twenty quintals Biscuit, fifteen barrels Pork, five firkins Butter & Lard, twenty-one Bushels Peas, Two hundred twenty five Boards, Eight barrels Gunpowder, different Utensils & Stores pour la peche la traite et la Chasse hath here entered and cleared his said Vessel according to Law.
Given under our Hands and Seals at the Custom House of Quebec this Seventh Day of Septr. 1787 and in the 27th Year of His Majesty's Reign.
THOS. AINSLEE Collr.
THO. SCOTT Com.