America and West Indies: February 1641

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 1, 1574-1660. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1860.

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February 1641

Feb. 10. Mem of the sale of 124 chest, and two bales of indigo, at 8s. 11d. per lb., one-fifth part of Capt. Jackson's prize. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. III., p. 385.]
Feb. 13. Minutes of a Court for Providence Island. The proceedings against Messrs. Sherhard, Leverton, Lane, and Halhead, sent prisoners from thence, for opposing Capt. Carter in the execution of his place of Deputy Governor, to which he was appointed by Capt. Butler, who supposed himself authorized to do so, considered, and the censure and restraint declared unmerited; they are discharged from all further attendance. Capt. Axe to be paid what is due to him. Thos. Jenks and Elisha Gladman's accounts and Maurice Thompson's demands to be considered. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. III., pp. 386–87.]
Feb. 25. Minutes as above. That Capt. John Humphreys, now in New England, be Governor of Providence, and Capt. Carter execute the office till further order; but that he be informed that the four persons sent over as prisoners were not guilty of what was objected against them. Maurice Thompson, undertaking to send a ship to Providence, with provisions and things necessary for the country, to be allowed 100l. Other payments to be made to him, and to be permitted to take campeachy wood within the Company's patent, giving them one-sixth part. Debts and interest. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. III., pp. 387–88.]