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Thomas Dunckley, Capt. of "John" 1717
Posted by: Lee Ann Gerhart Date: October 24, 2000 at 23:53:03
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Documents Illustrative of the history of the Slave Trade to America, 1931:
Vol II -- The Eighteenth Century
p. 208
June 6, 1716
Report of Vessels already taken up for negroes.
The "Royal Africa" Captn Foot, for the Gold Coast & Jamaica or the Spanish West Indies for 240 Negros.
The "John" Galley Captn. Dunckley for the same Places . . . . . 260 Negros

p. 225
Extracts of Letters from Messrs. Thompson, Pratter and Haselwood, Agents to the South Sea Compa. at Jamaica to the Court of Directors.
7th Febry 1716/7: On the 29 Ulto. arrived the "John" Galley Capt. Dunckley with 242 Negroes, has buried 2 since in Harbour. We have carefully looked over His Negroes and find shall be obliged to take out 32. This ship was by the Pylot brought to at the Cays in order to save the Duty laid on Negroes Exported, but as it has happened it could not be done, Capt. Dunckley off of Hispaniola in the night Time met a hard Squale of Wind that did a great deal fo Damage to his Rudder and Starnpost, so that his Ship not capable to proceed without careening w'eh obliged her to Come into Port and Since that the Master has hired a good Sloop to carry his Negroes to Portebelo, so that We shall be obliged to pay Duty for these Negroes.

p. 238
Ships for Guinea & Barbados
May 8, 1718
14 Nov. 1717 "John" Galley Thos. Dunckley Gold Coast 300



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