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ton Abbot, Eng., 1962), 7, 35, 74; William Salisbury, "Early Tonnage
Measurement in England," Mariner's Mirror 52 (1966): 41-51,
173-180, 329-340; 53: 251-264. A wine ton was 58, 212 cubic inches.
Ronald Edward Zapko, British Weights & Measures: A History from
Antiquity to the Seventeenth Century
(Madison, Wis., 1977), 149.
1,728 cubic inches make 1 cubic foot. For possible dimensions of the
Ark, see Lois Green Carr, the Ark and the Dove, ms. research report,
St. Mary's City Commission, Hall of Records, Annapolis, Md.

   (46) On the size of the Dove, see A Relation of Maryland in Hall,
ed., Narratives of Early Maryland, 71, (50 tons); The Calvert Papers,
Number Three,
Maryland Historical Society, Fund Publication, No.
35
(Baltimore, Md., 1899), 15 (40 tons); Narrative of a Voyage to
Maryland,
Maryland Historical Society, Fund Publication, No. 7
(Baltimore, Md., 1874), 13 (40 tons); James Kendall Hosmer, ed.,
Winthrop's Journal "History of New England," 1630-1649, 2 v.,
(New York, 1908; reprinted, 1966) 1: 131 (40 tons). On the joint stock
venture, see Menard, "Economy and Society in Early Colonial Mary-
land" 29-30, 32, 33, 46.

   (47) Michael Oppenheim, A History of the Administration of the
Royal Navy and of Merchant Shipping in Relation to the Navy from
MDIX to MDCLX with an Introduction Treating of the Preceding
Period
(London, 1896; reprinted, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1961), 82-83,
144; Maryland Historical Magazine 1 (1906): 352-354; A Relation of
Maryland
in Hall, ed., Narratives of Early Maryland, 97.

   (48) Ibid., 93-99.

   (49) Narrative of a Voyage to Maryland, 35; Maryland Historical
Magazine
1 (1906): 352-354.

   (50) Ibid.; Archives 3: 23; Lord Baltimore to Sir Thomas Went-
worth, Earl of Strafford, Jan. 10, 1633 [734], quoted in Scharf, His-
tory of Maryland
1: 68.

   (51) "Instructions," printed in Hall, ed., Narratives of Early Mary-
land,
16-23.

   (52) Ibid.

   (53) Jan. 10, 1633 [/34], quoted in Menard, Economy and Society
in Early Colonial Maryland, 37.

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