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Found: Ninnigrett

George Ninnigrett, a mariner from Charlestown, Rhode Island, paid £80 for a one half share in all of the goods and prizes from a “cruising voyage against His Majesty’s enemies” in the private man-of-war Brigantine MARS. 24 November 1757

George Ninnigrett, a crew member of the MARS, and kinsman of Narragansett Tribe Chief Sachem Thomas Ninnigrett, invested money towards prizes to be seized from enemy vessels on a voyage out of Newport in the French and Indian War, 1757. He signed with an “X” in the presence of witnesses.

The voyage’s outcome is unknown.

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