Charter of William III. Letters Patent of Inspeximus and Confirmation
by William the Third, confirming the Charter of Inspeximus and Confirmation given to the Mayor and Commonalty of Plymouth 3 March 3 Charles I., confirming charters and letters patent by previous sovereigns of England to the same Mayor and Commonalty, beginning
with the charter of Henry the Sixth; with approbation and confirmation of the recited charters. The present letters appoint John Munyon, merchant, to be the first Mayor; Francis Drake, baronet, to be the first Recorder (for life) ; William Symons, gentleman,
William Cotton, William Tom, John Munyon, James Hull, merchant, Peter Foot, gentleman, Philip Wilcocks, John Warren, John Neell, merchant, Thomas Knottford, druggist, Richard Opie, William Munyon, merchants, and Thomas Bound, tin-worker, to be the first Capital
Burgesses or Masters of the Borough; Edmund Pollexsen to be the first Town-Clerk during life; Thomas Payne, gentleman, to be t he first Borough Coroner; Gregory Martin, druggist, James Yonge, surgeon, Joseph Webb, merchant,
Robert Berry, senior, John Rogers, William Davies, Nathaniel Young, Nathaniel Dowrich, merchant, Samuel Allen, Thomas Lymbear, William Cock, appraiser, Nicholas Gennis, perfumer, Thomas Darracott, merchant, John Wallis, appraiser,
Jonas Lavington, druggist, Samuel Howe. brewer, James Cock, Robert. Wilcocks, merchant, Frank Hill, Robert Hewer, perfumer, Samuel Harris, wool-merchant, Robert Cowne, druggist, William Hurrell, and John Swymmer, to be the first Common-councilmen under the
new charter. Westminster. 8 Dec.-8 Wm. Ill.