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I, Quintin Pooler, arrived in the fair thirteenth colony from Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Friday, the 6th of December,1768, on board the ship Prince George, captained by Robert Beatty. Also on board the ship was Reverend Mr. David MacKay, appointed pastor or the Williamsburg congregation of South Carolina and 144 settlers or whom I was one. Obviously, they thought me quite the gentleman, for I signed in the name of them with David MacKay and Clothworthy Robson, in thanking Captain Beatty for their safe passage across the Atlantic.

Publication Date

Spring 1986

A Biography of Quintin Pooler