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John Cornelius, Martin Freeman, Ralph Freeman, Andrew Moore, Thomas White, Edward Perkin, Robert Offey, Thomas Whitley, George Pir, Robert Parkhurst, Thomas Morris, Peter Harloe, Jeffry Duppa, John Gilbert, William Hancock, Matthew Brown, Francis Tyrrel, Randolph Carter, Othowell Smith, Thomas Hamond, Martin Bond, haberdasher, John Moulfoe, Robert Johnson, William Young, John Woodal, William Felgate, Humfrey Westwood, Richard Champion, Henry Robinson, Francis Mapes, William Sambach, Ralegh Crashaw, Daniel Tucker, Thomas Grave, Hugh Willefton, Thomas. Culpepper, of Wigfel, Esq; John Culpepper, gentleman, Henry Lee, Josias Kerton, gentleman, John Pory, gentleman, Henry Collins, George Burton, William Atkinson, Thomas Forest, John Russel, John Russel, John Holt, Harman Harrison, Gabriel Beedel, John Beedel, Henry Dawkes, George Şcot, Edward Fleetwood, gentleman, Richard Rogers, gentleman, Arthur Robinson, Robert Robinfon, John Huntley, John Gray, William Payne, William Field, William Wattey, William Webster, John Dingley, Thomas Draper, Richard Glanvil, Arnold Hulls, Henry Roe, William More, Nicholas Gryce, James Monger, Nicholas Andrews, Jeremy Haydon, ironicnger, Philip Durette, John Quarles, John West, Matthew Springham, John Johnson, Christopher Hore, Thomas Snead, George Berkeley, Arthur Pet, Thomas Careles, William Berkley, Thomas Johnson, Alexander Bents, Captain William King, George Sandys, gentleman, James White, gentleman, Edmund Wynne, Charles Towlar, Richard Reynold, Edward Webb, Richard Maplesden, Thomas Lever, David Bourne, Thomas Wood, Ralph Hamer, Edward Barnes, mercer, John Wright, mercer, Robert Middleton, Edward Littlefield, Katherine Welt, Thomas Web, Ralph King, Robert Coppin, James Askew, Christopher Holt, William Bardwell, Alexander Chiles, Lewis Tate, Edward Ditchfield, James Swifte, Richard Widdowes, goldsmith, Edmond Brudenell, Edward Burwell, John Hansford, Edward Wooller, William Palmer, haberdasher, John Badger, John. Hodgson, Peter Mounsel, John Carril," John Buthridge, William Dun, Thomas Johnson, Nicholas Benson, Thomas Shipton, Nathaniel Wade, Randal Wetwood, Matthew Dequester, Charles Hawkins, Hugh Hammersley, Abraham Cartwright, George Bennet, William Cater, Richard God, dạrt, Henry Cromwell, Phineas Pet, Robert Cooper, John Cooper, Henry Newce, Edward Wilkes, Robert Bateman,


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Farrar, John Newhoụse, John Cason, Thomas Harris, gentleman, George Etheridge, gentleman, Thomas Mayle, gentleman, Richard Stafford, Thomas

, Richard Cooper, John Westrow, Edward Welch, Thomas Britain, Thomas Knowles, Octavian Thorne, Edmond Smith, John March, Edward Carew, Thomas Pleydall, Richard Let, Miles Palmer, Henry Price, John Joshua, gentleman, Will. Clauday, Jeremy Pearsye, John Bree, gentleman, Williani Hampson, Christopher Pickford, Thomas Hunt, Thomas Trultón, Christopher Salmon, John Howard, clerk, Richard Partridge; Allen Cassen, Felix Wilson, Thomas Bathurst, George Wilmer, Andrew Wilmer, Maurice Lewellin, Thomas Godwin, Peter Burgoyne, Thomas Burgoyne, Robert Burgoyne, Robert Smith, merchant-taylor, Edward Cage, grocer, Thomas Cannon, gentleman, Williani Welby, stationer, Clement Wilmer, gentleman, John Clapa ham, gentleman, Giles Francis, gentleman, George Walker, fadler, John Swinhow, stationer, Edward Bishop, stationer, Leonard White, gentleman, Christopher Baron, Peter Benson, Richard Smith, George Proctor, minister, Millicent Ramsdent, widow, Joseph Soane, Thomas Hinshaw, John Baker, Robert Thornton, John Davis, Edward Facet, George Newce, gentleman, John Robinson, Capt. Thomas Wood, William Brown, shoemaker, Robert Barker, shoemaker, Robert Pennington, Francis Burley, minifter; Will. Quick, grocer, Edward Lewis, grocer, Laurence Campe;. draner, Aden Perkins, grocer, Richard Shepherd, preacher, William Sherley, haberdasher, William Taylor, haberdashers Edwin Lukin, gentleman, John Franklyn, haberdasher, John Southwick, Peter Peate, George Johan, ironmonger, George Yeardley, gentleman, Henry Shelly, John Prat, Thomas Church, draper, William Powel, gentleman, Rich. Faith, gentleman, Thomas Wheeler, draper, Francis Haflerig, gentleman, Hugh Shipley, gentleman, John Andrews the elder, doctor of Cambridge, Francis Whistler, gentleman, John Vallal, gentleman, Richard Howle, Edward Berkeley, gentleman, Richard Keneridgburg, gentleman, Nicholas Extori, draper, William Bennet, fifhmonger, James Haywood, merchant, Nicholas Isaac, merchant, William Gibbs, merchant; - Bishop, Bernard Mitchel, Isaac Mitchel, John Streate, Edward Gall, John Martin, gentleman, Thomas Fox, Luke Lodge, John Woodliffe, gentle. man, Richard Webb, Vincent Low, Samuel Burnham, Edmund Pears, haberdasher, John Googe, John St. John, Edward Vaughan, William Dunn, Thomas Alcocke, John


Andrew's the younger, of Cambridge, Samuel Smith, Thomas Gerrard, Thomas Whittingham, William Canning, Paul Canning, George Chandler, Henry Vincent, Thomas Ket. ley, James Skelton, James Mountaine, George Webb, gentleman, Joseph Newbridge, smith, Josiah Mand, Captain Ralph Hamer the younger, Edward Brewster, the son of William Brewster, Leonard Harwood, mercer, Philip Druerdent, William Carpenter, Tristian Hill, Robert Cock, grocer, Laurence Greeie, grocer, Samuel Winch, grocer, Humphrey Stile, grocer, Avern Dransfield, grocer, Edward Hodges, grocer, Edward Beale, grocer, Thomas Culler, grocer, Ralph Bulhby, grocer, John Whittingham, grocer, John Hide, grocer, Matthew Shepherd, grocer, Thomas Allen, grocer, Richard Hooker, grocer, Lawrence Munks, grocer, John Tanner, grocer, Peter Gate, grocer, John Blunt, grocer, Robert Phips, grocer, Robert Berrisford, grocer, Thomas Wells, grocer, John Ellis, grocer, Henry Colthurst, grocer, John Cavady, grocer, Thomas Jennings, grocer, Edmond Paihall, grocer, Timothy Barburst, grocer, Giles Parslow, grocer, Robert Milmay, grocer, Richard Johnson, grocer, William Johnson, vintner, Ezekiel Smith, Richard Martin, William Sharpe, P.obert Rich, William Stannard, innholder, John Stocken, William Strachey, gentleman, George Farmer, gentleman, Thomas Gypes, clothworker, Abraham Davies, gentleman, Thomas Brocket, gentleman, George Bache, fishmonger, John Dike, fifhmonger, Henry Spranger, Richard Farrington, Christopher Vertue, vintner, Thomas Bayley, vintner, George Robins, vintner, Tobias. Hinson, grocer, Vrian Spencer, Clement Chicheley, John Scarpe, gentleman, James Campbell, ironmonger, Christopher Clitheroe, ironmonger, Philip Jacobson, Peter Jacoblon, of Antwerp, William Berkeley, Miles Banks, cutler, Peter Higgons, grocer, Henry John, gentleman, John Stokeley, merchant-taylor, the company of Mercers, the company of Grocers, the company of Drapers, the company of Fishmongers, the company of Goldsmiths, the company of Skinners, the company of Merchant-taylors, the company of Haberdashers, the company of Salters, the company of Ironmongers, the company of Vintners, the company of Clothworkers, the company of Dyers, the company of Brewers, the company of Leatherfellers, the company of, Pewterers, the company of Cutlers, the company of Whitebakers, the company, of Wax-chandlers, the company of Tallow-chandlers, the company of Armorers, the company of Girdlers, the company of Butchers, the company of Sadlers,


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the company of Carpenters, the company of Cordwayners, the company of Barber-chirurgeons, the company of Paintftainers, the company of Curriers, the company of Masons, the company of Płumbers, the company of Innholders, the company of Founders, the company of Poulterers, the company of Cooks, the company of Coopers, the company of Tylers and Bricklayers, the company of Boyers, the company of Fletchers, the company of Blacksmiths, the company of Joiners, the company of Weavers, the company of Woola men, the company of Woodmongers, the company of 'Scriveners, the company of Fruiterers, the company of Plaisterers, the company of Brownbakers, the company of Stationers, the company of Embroiderers, the company of Upholsterers, the company of Musicians, the company of Turners, the corpany of Gardiners, the company of Basketmakers, the company of Glaziers, John Levet, merchant, Thomas Nornicot, clothworker, Richard Venn, haberdalher, Thomas Scot, gentleman, Thomas Juxon, merchant-taylor, George Hankinson, Thomas Seyer, gentleman, Matthew Cooper, George Butler, gentleman, Thomas Lawson, gentleman, Edward Smith, haberdasher, Stephen Sparrow, John Jones, merchant, ---- Reynolds, brewer, Thomas Plummer,

merchant, James Duppa, brewer, Rowland Coitmore, ; William Southerne, George Witmore, haberdasher, Antho.

ny Gosnold, the younger, John Allen, fifhmonger, Simon Yeomans, fifhmonger, Lancelot Davis, gentleman, John Hopkins, Alderman of Bristol, John Kettleby, gentleman, Richard Clene, goldsmith, George Hooker, gentleman, Robert Chening, yeoman; and to such, and so many, as they do, or shall hereafter, admit to be joined with them, in form hereafter in these presents, exprefled, whether they go in their persons, to be planters there in the said plantation, or whether they go riot, but adventure their monies, goods, or chattels; that they shall be one body or commonalty perpetual, and shall have perpetual fucceffion, apd one common seal, to serye for the said body or commonalty : and that Name of they, and their fucceffors, shall be known, called, and in the corporacorporated by the name of, The Treasurer and Company of tione Adventurers and Planters for the City of London for the first Colony in Virginia.

IV. And that they, and their successors, Mall be, from Capacity to henceforth, for ever enabled to take, acquire, and purchase, puree by the name aforesaid (licence for the same, from us, our England; heirs or succeffors, first had and obtained) any manner of L 2


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lands, tenements, and hereditaments, goods, and chattels,

within our realın of England, and dominion of Wales. fue V. And that they, and their fucceffors, shall likewise be and be sued.

“ enabled, by the name aforesaid, to plead, and be impleaded,

before any of our judges or justices, in any of our courts,

and in any actions or suits whatsoever. Grant of VI. And we do also, of our special grace, certain know land in A- ledge, and mere motion, give, grant, and confirm, unto the

said treasurer and company, and their succeffors, under the treasurer reservations, limitations, and deciarations, hereafter exprefland com- ed, all those lands, countries, and territories, lituate, lying,

and being, in that part of America called Virginia, from the point of land called Cape or Point Comfort, all along the seą, coast, to the northward two hundred miles, and from the said point of Cape Comfort, all along the sea coast, to the southward two hundred miles, and all that space and circuit of land, lying from the sea coast of the precinct aforesaid, up into the land, throughout from sea to sea, west and northwest, and also all the islands, lying within one hundred miles, along the coast of both seas of the precinct aforesaid ; together with all the soils, grounds, havens, and ports, mines, as well royal mines of gold and silver, as other minerals, pearls, and precious stones, quarries, woods, rivers, waters, fishings, commodities, jurisdictions, royalties, privileges, franchises, and 'preheminences, within the said territories, and the precincts thereof, whatsoever, and thereto and thereabouts, both by sea and land, being, or in any fort belonging or appertaining, and which we, by our letters patents, may or can grant, in as ample manner and fort, as we, or any our noble progenitors, have heretofore granted to any company, body politic or corporate, or to any adventurer, or adventurers, undertaker, or undertakers, of any discoveries, plantations, or traffic, of, in or into any foreign parts

whatsoever, and in as large and ample manner, as if the same Habendum. were herein particularly mentioned and expressed : To have

and to hold, possess and enjoy, all and fingular the said lands, countries, and territories, with all and singular other the premises, heretofore by these presents granted, or mentioned to be granted, to them, the said treasurer and company, their successors and assigns for ever; to the sole and proper use of them, the faid' treasurer and company, their fucceffors and affigns for them: To be holden of us, our heirs, and fuccef

"sors, as of our manor of East-Greenwich, in free and comRedendum. mon soccage, and not in capite; Yielding and paying, therefore, to us, our heirs, and successors, the fifth part


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