David Kirke and Nicholas Shapley; 8 September 1648
Invoice of Goods shipped aboard the DAVID of Ferryland...
Published in James P. Baxter, ed., Documentary History of the State of Maine, The Baxter Manuscripts, vol. 6 (Portland, Maine: 1900) 2-4. Revised by P.E. Pope. QEII microfilm
Ferryland, the 8th September 1648
Invoice of Goods shipped aboard the DAVID of Ferryland, Captain Nicholas Shapley Commander, for Accounts of George Kirke Esq. and brothers
|£ s d|
|Inprimus. 13 butts [462 l. barrels] of Madiera wines 5 butts of Canary [wine] valued at £14 per butt one with another||} 252: 00: 00|
|6 hogsheads of sugar weighed net 2743 lbs valued at 12d per lb. is||137: 03: 00|
|Canvas Vitry [cloth]: 7 pieces containing797 yards at 18d per yard is||059: 15: 06|
|22 hundred [lengths] 2 lb....cordage at £2 per hundred is||044: 10. 00|
|2 hundred 2 lb. wool is near 258 lbsvalued 18d per [lb.] is||019: 17. 00|
|Hogsheads valued at £2 10s is||002: 10: 00|
|Some 10 hogsheads of salt valued at 10s per hogshead||005: 00: 00|
|128 yards of Dowlas [coarse linen cloth] valued at||009: 12: 00|
|120 [pieces of ] Virginia [tobacco] at 3s per piece is||018. 00. 00
547: 17: 06
|A bill of debt due by Mr. Richard Right of New England||020: 00: 00|
|Per a bond of Derby Feild to be received||040: 17: 00|
|By Mr Bruster for 12 pair of worsted stockings at 8s per pair & one pair of shoes: 5s which were not paid for 18 "Semakes" [smocks?] at 8s per||} 005: 01: 00|
|7 passengers||613: 15: 06|
David Kirke for my sons:
I, Captain Nicholas Shapley confess to have received aboard the David of Ferryland the goods above specified by particulars for the accounts of George Kirke Esquire & brothers: for which I promise to do my best endeavour for the selling of the said goods for them and to return the proceed of it at Ferryland to the right worshipfull Sir David Kirke, knight, the next spring, the danger of the sea excepted. Witness my hand, the eleventh of September, 1648.
Deposed the 6th of November, 1649
Increase Nowell, secretary.