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Immigrants to New Sweden


1646
Gyllene Haj
(Golden Shark)
Sailed from Stockholm in May, 1646
Captain Jan Jochimsen from Cappel
Arrived in New Sweden October 1, 1646


Peer Olofsson, prisoner at Smedjcgarden in Stockholm


No special efforts seem to have been made to obtain colonists for this voyage, although some new settlers and soldiers arrived.

Cargo:
5835 yards of duffels 200 adzes, 100 pounds of coral, 397 axes, 302 kettles, 774 knives, 432 thi bles, 29 tin mugs, 144 tin pots, 24 horn goblets, 504 horn combs, 265 sharp knives, 48 gilded brushes, 10,000 fish hooks, 408 tobacco boxes, 32 musical boxes, 18 gilded mirrors, 96 plated chains, 648 tin mirrors, 144 fram mirrors, 72 silvered chains, 96 copper chains, 48 English caps and a great variety of other articles.


Persons returning to the Fatherland on the Haj:
Reverend Fluviander, Johan Popegoja and some colonists.






Compiled from:
Swedish Settlements on the Delaware, Amandus Johnson, ©1911.







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