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Instructions to Henry Braine to serve under Joseph West
Carolina. Lords Proprietors.
1669
Volume 01, Pages 178-179

[B. P. R. O. Colonial Entry Book. Vol. 20. P. 33.]
LETTER TO HENRY BRAINE.

Mr Henry Branie you are under the Com̄and of Mr Joseph West (whom we have apointed Comdr in Chief of our Fleet till their arrival at Babados) to saile to Kinsal in Ireland & from thence to Barbados as he shall direct & order you & when you are at Barbados you are to observe the orders of our Governor for your proceedings to Port Royall, and to return from Port Royall to Barbados or to Virginia as you shall be directed by Mr John Yeamans Mr Thomas Colleton & Mr Kingsland & there take in passengers & other fraught for Port Royall, if you go to Virginia you are to apply yourselfe to Mr William Burgh in Chocatuck creek in James River in whose hands you shall finde Instructions what you are to do if

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you come to Barbados you are to deliver what goods you shall bring from Port Royall for the Proprietors acco to Mr John Hallet & take his & Mr Thomas Colletons Advice for your proceedings from thence either to saltordudos & Virginia or to Virginia directly or back to Port Royall.

When you are at Port Royall you are to consult with Mr West & our Governor there to what Port you shall goe when you goe from thence & are to sail to that Port that any two of you three shall agree on all being present at the Consultation if alive.

You are from time to time to send us an account of your Proceedings what fraught your ship hath made, and what you have delivered into the hands of our Factors or any of our Agents.