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Record of bonds posted for vessels either commissioned through letters of marque & reprisal as private men of war or as required for commercial shipping enterprises (see Act regulating trade within colony passed June Session, 1776).  Includes name of vessel, captain and signatures of parties bound as well as references to tonnage, number of crew & armament and/or voyage destination & purpose: C#0189 Dates: 1756 – 1785 Other Names: Extent: 2 bound volumes; 13 bound volumes (numbered 1 – 11) / name index from on volume Types of Materials: hand written manuscripts Conditions Governing Access: Finding Aids: Related Sources:  C#0180 – Admiralty County Papers, 11 Volumes, 1626 - 1781; C#0181 – Admiralty Court Minute Books, 2 Volumes, 1727 – 1783; C#0257 - Governor Correspondence; C#00203 – RI Colony Records; C#0261 - Committee Reports, Rhode Island General Assembly, Vols. 1 – 3; C#0210 – Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly; Bartlett, John Russell, Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England, 1636 - 1792 10 Volumes, Providence, 1856 – 1865

Records filed under "Maritime Papers-Bonds, Masters of Vessels, 1756-1785"

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