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John Cornelius, Martin Freeman, Ralph Freeman, Andrew Moore, I'homas White, Edward Perkin, Robert. Offey, Thomas Whitley, George Pit; 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 Moulsoe, 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 Willeston, Thomas Culpepper, of Wigsel, Esq; John Culpepper, gentleman, Henry Lee, Josias Kerton, gentleman, John Pory, gentleman, Henry Collins, George Burton, William Atkinson, Thomas Forest, John Russel, John Ruffel, John Holt, Harman Harrison, Gabriel Beedel, John Beedel, Henry. Dawkes, George Scot, Edward Fleetwood, gentleman, Richard Rogers, gentleman, Arthur Robinson, Robert Robinson, 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, ironmonger, Philip Durette, John Quarles, Jonn Welt, Matthew Springham, John Johnson, Christopher Hore, Thomas Snead, George Berkeley, Arthur Pet, Thomas Careles, Willianı 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 West, 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 Bushridge, 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 Goddart, Henry Cromwell, Phineas Pet, Robert Cooper, John Cooper, Henry Newce, Edward Wilkes, Robert Bateman,


Farfar, John Newhouse, 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, William Hampson, Christopher Pickford, Thomas Hunt, Thomas Truston, Christopher Salmon, John Howard, clerk, Richard Partridge, Allen Caffen, Felix Wilson, Thomas Bathurit, George Wilmer, Andrew Wilmer, Maurice Lewellin, Thomas Godwin, Peter Burgoyne, Thomas Burgoyne; Robert Burgoyne, Robert Smith, merchant-taylor, Edward Cage, grocer, Thomas Cannon, gentleman, William Welby, Itationer, Clement Wilmer, gentleman, John Clapham, 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, Joho Robinson, Capt. Thomas Wood, William Brown, shoemaker, Robert Barker, shoemaker, Robert Pennington, Francis Burley, minister, Will. Quick, grocer, Edward Lewis, grocer, Laurence Campe, draper, Aden Perkins, grocer, Richard Shepherd, preacher, William Sherley, haberdasher, William Taylor, haberdasher, 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 Hasierig, gentleman, Hugh Shipley, gentleman, John Andrews the elder, doctor of Cambridge, Francis Whistler, gentleman, John Vaffal, gentleman, Richard Howle, Edward Berkeley, gentleman, Richard Keneridgburg, gentleman, Nicholas Exton, draper, William Bennet, filhmonger, James Haywood, merchant, Nicholas Isaac, merchant, William Gibbs, merchant,

Bishop, Bernard Mitchel, Ifaac Mitchel, John Streate, Edward Gall, John Martin, gentleman, Thomas Fox, Luke Lodge, John Woodliffe, gentler man, Richard Webb, Vincent Low, Samuel Burnham, Edmund Pears, haberdasher, John Googe, John St. John, Edward Vaughan, William Dunn, Thomas Alcocke, John


Andrews the younger, of Cambridge, Samuel Smith, Thomas Gerrard, Thomas Whittingham, William Canning, Paul Canning, George Chandler, Henry Vincent, Thomas Ketley, 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 Bushby, 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 Elis, grocer, Henry Colthurst, grocer, John Cavady, grocer, Thomas Jennings, grocer, Edmond Pashall, grocer, Timothy Bathurst, grocer, Giles Parflow, grocer, Robert Milmay, grocer, Richard Johnson, grocer, William Johnson, vintner, Ezekiel Šmith, Richard Martin, William Sharpe, Pobert 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, filhmonger, 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 Jacobson, 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 Fifhmongers, 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 Cloth workers, the company of Dyers, the company of Brewers, the company of Leathersellers, 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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VIRGINIA CHARTERS. the company of Carpenters, the company of Cordwayners,' the company of Barber-chirurgeons, the company of Paintstainers, 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 company of Gardiners, the company of Basketmakers, the company of Glaziers, John Levet, merchant, Thomas Nornicot, clothworker, Richard Venn, haberdasher, 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, Anthony Gornold, the younger, John Allen, filhmonger, Simon Yeomans, fishmonger, Lancelot Davis, gentleman, John Hopkins, Alderman of Bristol, John Kettleby, gentleman, Richard Clene, goldsmith, George Hooker, gentleman, Robert Chening, yeoman; and to fuch, and so many, as they do, or shall hereafter, admit to be joined with them, in form hereafter in these presents, expresled, whether they go in their persons, to be planters there in the said plantation, or whether they go not, but adventure their monies, goods, or chattels; that they shall be one body or commonalty perpetual, and shall have perpetual fucceffion, and one common feal, to serve for the said body or commonalty : and that Name oi they, and their fucceflors, shall be known, called, and in the corpe corporated by the name of, The Treasurer and Company of tion. Adventurers and Planters for the City of London for the first

Chatter they to be parents, exo be joined

Olony in Viro Planters for the Treasu

i IV. And that they, and their successors, shall be, from Capacity henceforth, for ever enabled to take, acquire, and purchase, pu by the name aforesaid (licence for the same, from us, our England, heirs or fucceffors, first had and obtained) any manner of

L 2. ... ... lands,


the said

Jands, tenements, and hereditaments, goods, and chattelse,

within our realm of England, and dominion of Wales. . and to sue V. And that they, and their successors, 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 knową land in A. ledge, and mere motion, give, grant, and confirm, unto the merica to'

o said treasurer and company, and their succeffors, under the treasurer reservations, limitations, and declarations, hereafter expreffand com- ed, all those lands, countries, and territories, situate, lying, pany. and being, in that part of America called Virginia, from the

point of land called Cape or Point Comfort, all along the sea coast, to the northward two hundred miles, and from the, said point of Cape Comfort, all along the sea coaft, 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 iffands, lying within one hundred miles, along the coast of both seas of the precindt aforesaid ; together with all the foils, 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, jurisuictions, royalties, privileges, franchises, and preheminences, within the faid cerritories, and the precincts thereof, whatsoever, and thereta 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 difcoyeries, 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 on and to hold, possess and enjoy, all and singular the said lands,

countries, and territories, with all and fingular 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 said treasurer and company, their successors and Terendum, affigns for them : To be holden of us, our heirs, and fuccef

fors, as of our manor of East-Greenwich, in free and com. Redendum. mon soccage, and not in capite.; Yielding and paying, therefore, to us, our heirs, and fucceffors, the fifth part



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