Autograph Letter Signed to "These / For the Right Honble. the / Principall officers of his Mats. Navy / in London" [address panel].

Thomas Walsham
Publication details: 
Plymouth the 14th october 1666.
SKU: 4701

One page, folio, staining and other defects but text legible and complete, as follows (spelling adjusted): "This day the [Sephard?] and Forester arrived here with four ships from Ginny [Virginia] and two from the West Indies bound for London - the Eagle [for "Egell] now in the sound, notwithstanding teh Extreem of weather, the Guernsey in [Catwater] Expecting Cables for her security as [lost], by my last to yor. Hons. the Marten in here attending his Convoys for wailers [whalers?] an amount of the petty warrant when these several ships depart shall return them [?] with the Muster Rolls; here is nothing else but foul weather and to assure you that I am . . ." Semi-literate and obscure but no less revealing for that - an interesting period in the history of the Royal Navy