Paleographical Challenge #13

February 14, 2020

By Kathryn James

Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge. Suggested solution for yesterday’s challenge:

An Estimate of the charge of putting all his Mat Shipps now lying up in Harbor
into a full repair of rebuilding the old James; of making Wett docks for the 
preservation of Masts and from decay, going a draft and Imbezilment; of building
Lodgeing for Officers and Storehouses, and of performing all Extra Repa-
res, of Houses, Docks, Wharfes  Cranes, and Fences needful to be done
in and about his Mat severall Rock Yards. Viz.

General Instructions by the Lords Commissioner for Executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of England. London, ca. 1678. Osborn fb226