Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ancestral Families and the Colonial Trade (1638-1647)

1638 William Saunders, 12 September 1638, licenses to sell tobacco in Ingworth & Feering, Essex. Merchant charged 70 shillings. Feering is a village in Essex, England. Situated between Colchester and Witham, Feering has close ties with its geographically conjoined neighbour, Kelvedon. Ingworth is a village and a civil … Continue reading

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Ancestral Families and the Colonial Trade (1633-1637)

1633-1637  “Tobacco prices briefly recovered . . ” Pecquet, Cato Jorunal, ibid. 1633 Thomas Sanders, 22 May 1633, imported 200 pounds if tobacco on the ship Lyon. [WHB -The ship Lyon was associated with several voyages to Massachusetts carrying pilgrims from England. It … Continue reading

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