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Loyal Associated Refugees
Return of Articles Taken

General Return of Vessels, Stock & other Articles taken from the Rebels by the Associated Refugees & other Loyalists between the Comencement of the Association & the 10th June 1779.

February 1779-      Narriganset [? faded]-

     1 Sloop, 19 Oxen & Cows, 166 Sheep.

February 1779-      Prudence-

     102 Horses.

April 6th 1779-       Nantucket-

     2 Brigantines, 2 Schooners, 8 Boats.

April 26th 1779-     Noman's Land-

     2 Oxen & Cows, 580 Sheep, 200 Lambs.

May 8th 1779-        Point Judith-

     2 Boats, 53 Oxen & Cows, 1000 Sheep, 400 Lambs, 15 Calves.

May 19th 1779-      Narishawn-

     32 Horses.

May 21st 1779-      Quidnecit-

     29 Oxen & Cows, 17 Sheep, 11 Hogs, 6 Lambs, 8 Calves.

June 6th 1779-       South Kingston-

     35 Oxen & Cows, 80 Sheep, 36 Lambs, 15 Calves.

Total-

     2 Brigantines, 2 Schooners, 1 Sloop, 10 Boats, 134 Horses, 138 Oxen & Cows, 1843 Sheep, 11 Hogs, 642 Lambs, 38 Calves.

Sundries-

     1 Cargoe Tobacco & Lumber and 1 Cargoe Lumber on board Brigs, 16 vessels sails, 180 Casks oyl, 12 Cass. Whale Bone, 3 tons Barr iron, 3 tons Cordage, 15 Hhds molasses, 2 bbls sugar, 1 Cask refind. Spermalaste [?], 15 Bbls Beef, 1 Cask Pearl Ash, & variety of small articles.

     42 stands of Small-Arms with Bayonets & Cartouch Boxes.

     Prisoners at different times 35 among whom are some persons of considerable Note.


Ed. WINSLOW Lt. Coll: Comdt. Refugees


Newport 10th June 1779

In the subsequent excursions thirteen prizes were taken by the Refugee Vessels 3 of 'em arm'd Vessels. Accot. of sales of property taken from the Rebels amounts by the Agents certificate to 23,427/18/ 6 Sterlg.     Septr. 16., 1779.



University of New Brunswick, Edward Winslow Papers, Reel 152, 1-131.

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