money to be a successful merchant and member of colonial society. (see O is for Ocracoke).
Below is a copy of the Navigation learning page from one of Bath’s Bray library books The Gentleman’s
Recreation by Richard Blome 1686. Nat might have studied out of this book with Christopher Gale and his son
Miles Gale, one of Gale’s four children, while living at Kirby Grange with the Gale family.
1716 Port of Bath