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Petition of Captain Simon to the Continental Congress


Claim of JAMES MCKNIGHT to the honourable Continental Congress.
To wearing apparel, linen, a watch, &c. £25 0 0
To wages due to the time I was taken, 4 0 0
To sundry articles which I carried as a venture, 7 0 0
  £36 0 0


The sloop Charming Sally was cleared out from Dommica to Newfoundland, as I saw the clearance of her on board the sloop General Gage; to which I could be qualified if called upon.

The above is a low estimate of things belonging to me on board the sloop Joseph, Captain Radden, when taken by the sloop General Gage, on the 14th of February, 1776.