Petition of Don Pedro de Pumaryo and Don Francisco de Ortiz, 1750 Sept. 27.
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had thrown her Guns and part of her Loading over Board That they continued in such distress till the first of this Instant when a Canoe came on Board them and informed them where they were, on which they proceeded to Hampton and reported to the Collector, what they were with what they were loaded and the Cause of their coming into that Port "[illegible]" finding the ship continued leaky and that to be an unsafe and wild Harbour they proceeded to Norfolk where they still remain in the same distress Your Petitioners therefore pray that your Honours will be pleased to permit them to unload their said ship and lodge their Goods in warehouses and will also allow them to refit their said ship or hire [on?] (according to the Necessity of their Case) to proceed on their said Voiage under such Directions Limitations and restrictions as your Honours in your Wisdom shall think fit. And they as in duty bound shall every pray.
Ship Nostra Seniora Petn. of Commander & Super-cargo to unload & refit at Norfolk.