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Ship Prosper


Colonel Laurens delivered in the following appraisement or valuation of the Ship Prosper:

"Charlestown, November 18, 1775.

"In obedience to the order of the Provincial Congress, we, the subscribers, have valued the ship Prosper, of Bristol, lately taken into the service of the Colony; and it is our opinion, that two thousand pounds sterling, or the value thereof in current money, ought to be allowed to the owner or owners of the said ship; and we recommend that such sum of two thousand pounds sterling, or the value thereof,


as aforesaid, be tendered to Captain — Smith, late master of the said ship, on behalf of his owners; and that the register of the said ship, and a proper assignment, be at the same time demanded from the said Captain Smith.