Benjamin Cantrill

Robin Law (ed.), The Local Correspondence of the Royal African Company of England, 1681–1699, Vol. 1: The English in West Africa, 1681–1683

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204. Benjamin CantrillAnishan, 19 Oct. 1682

This morning I went to the Quarranteer to know of him if hee would goe up to Cabo Corsoe according to his promise, but hee tould mee hee was taken in the night with a vomitting and hee could gett noe rest but he saies if hee be any better, if the 15 hand canoe goe by this day hee will come up in her, if not if hee be well tomorrow he saies he will waite on your Worship. The Quarranteer sayes he would not have your Worship think ill of him because Mr Richards sayes hee owes him 3m 0o 0a 1ta. He tells mee if hee owed him 20m, if your Worship sends for him, if hee be well hee would come up to your Worship. I would desire your Worship to send me a sheet or two of paper.

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