Charles R

CHARLES by ye Grace of God King of England, --
Scotland, France, & Ireland, Defender of ye Faith, &c. To all
Admiralls, Viceadmiralls, Captaines & Commanders of Shippes, Justices
of ye Peace, Mayors, Bayliffes, & other Our Officers & Subjects whom
it may concerne, Greeting. Whereas Wee have granted License &
permission to our trusty & wellbeloved Capt. John Leverett to transport
himselfe & Family into New England (haveing received good testimony
of his loyalty & good affection to Us) Wee doe hereby straightly
charge & command all persons whom it may concerne, to permitt
& suffer ye said Capt. John Leverett together wth his wife, Family,
Goods, & necessaryes, to embarke in any Port of this Our Kingdom
and thence freely & quietly to passe into New England aforesaid,
without lett, or molestation. And for so doeing this shall be
yor Warrant. Given att Our Court at Whitehall Aprill ye
23rd in ye 14th yeare of Our Reigne, 1662.

By his Matyes Command.

Edw. Nicholas

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Passe for Capt. Leverett Etc.


[Endorsement]

[illegible] Kings Majestyes passe
for J.L. 14 year of his reign
The King's pass for Jno Leverett
in ye 14 year of his Reign 1662

29.4 cm x 19.4 cm

From the Saltonstall family papers