Facsimile of a letter by James VI-I
Our will and pleasure is That you forbeare Impreiting into Our Service any of the Fourtune Men and boyes hereunder named, belonging to the Sophia of Leith burthen about One hundred and Thirty Tunns, whereof John Mackie is Master, which Trades to Scotland. From the date hereof and noe longer in the said Shipps Voyages outward and inward bound. Given at Our Court at Whitehall this first day of July 1605.
|To all Commands of Our Ships, Portmasters, & others whome it may Concerne.
||By his Maj Com̄and|