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Historical Records of New Zealand

Certificate of Shipping Agents

Certificate of Shipping Agents.

Shipped in good order and well conditioned by Mr. Simeon Lord, of Sydney, merchant, in and upon the good ship called the Boyd, whereof is master for this present voyage Mr. John Thompson, and now riding at anchor in Port Jackson, and bound for London, to say two thousand two hundred and thirty fine salted fur skins, and are to be delivered in the like good order and well conditioned at the aforesaid Port of London (the act of God, the King’s enemies, and all other dangers and accidents of the seas and navigation of whatever nature or kind soever excepted), unto Messrs. John and William Jacobs, merchants, or to their assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods at and after the rate of twelve pounds sterling per ton, with primage and average accustomed.

In witness whereof the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading, all of this tenor and date, the one of which three bills being accomplished, the other two to stand void.

Sydney, New South Wales, this 11th October, 1809.