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Petition of Richard Hopper, master of the Ship Rockingham. in behalf of the owners, Merchants in Hull, England,


A Petition of Richard Hopper, master of the Ship Rockingham, in behalf of Christopher Scott, and Company, merchants in Hull, was presented to the Convention, and read; setting forth, that as he was prevented from proceeding to Great Britain with his cargo of Naval Stores, by order of this Convention, and as the same is of a perishable nature, he humbly prays that this Convention will


take the same for the use of the publick, and grant him such relief as his case shall be found to deserve.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to Mr˙ Banister, Mr˙ Wills, Mr˙ Parker, Mr˙ David Mason, Mr˙ Gee, Mr˙ Faulcon, and Mr˙ Cocke;and they are to report the same, together with their opinion thereupon, to the Convention.