Professional Research & Maritime Historian, Author, & Conservator

Adm. Sec. Josiah Burchett to Capt. Ellis Brand of HMS Lyme—20 Jan 1720

Letters – Josiah Burchett to Ellis Brand—20 Jan 1720

Webpage designed by Baylus C. Brooks—Copyright 2015-2017 Baylus C. Brooks

All Rights Reserved

ADM 2/453  X 1/3231 NC Archives call# 73.8481

Josiah Burchett to Capt. Ellis Brand 20 January 1719/20



The enclosed is a Petition on behalf of Some of the Companys of the Lyme and Pearl, setting forth that they have been deprived of their Shares of Some Plunder, and also of Prize Moneys due to them for taking a Pirate Ship in the West Indies, by Lieut Maynard, and my Lords Commrs of the Admty. are pleased to direct that you give me for their Lordships Information a particular Account of what you know of this Matter, and I desire you will therewith return the Petition to.



Your humble - Burchett


[In Margin:]


Encloses a Petition from the Companies of the Lyme & Pearl relating to the Plunder of a Pirate they took.



RSS Feed Widget

Baylus’ Blog:

On Sale Now!