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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Great Britain. Board of Trade
February 10, 1710
Volume 01, Page 721

[B. P. R. O. B. T. J. 21. P. 363.]

Whitehall. February 10th 1709/10

Mr Byfield attending presented to their Lordships a Memorial in behalf of himself and Company containing his proposal for contracting to furnish Her Maj. Navy with pitch and tar from Carolina which was read And he added in discourse that he did not believe that those commodities could now be had in Sweden at the rate he offered them for.