America and West Indies: July 1658

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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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July 1658

[July 10.] 46. Petition of Robert Knightley, John Pemell, and Jeremiah Baxter, merchants, to the Lord Protector and Council. Pray for their sad condition to be seriously considered and order given for their relief, concerning a debt of 700l., due to them by Capt. Strange [see ante, p. 460, No. 35]. Underwritten, is a direction to John Barrington to bring the petitioners into his Highness' presence, to speak with him in this business for his better information. Hampton Court, 1658, July 10.
July 22. Order of the Council of State. The Commissioners of Customs to permit divers merchants and others trading to Virginia, to ship for the use of the inhabitants 2,000 dozen of shoes in 10 ships, named. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CVI., p. 762.]
July 31. 47. Report of Commissioners of the Admiralty. They have received advertisement from Capt. Myng, commander of the Marston Moor, of his seizure of several Dutch ships trading at Barbadoes, which he carried to Jamaica. Colonel D'oyley, the Commander-in-Chief, requests directions for their disposal. Desire that orders may be sent by the ships now bound for Jamaica.