America and West Indies: November 1659

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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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November 1659

Nov. 17. 75. Commission to pass the Great Seal by order of the Committee of Safety, appointing Colonel Philip Ward Governor of the island of Nevis; with powers and privileges similar to those enjoyed by any previous Governor. [Parchment.]
Nov. 22. 76. Certificate of John Reynolds, Assay Master of the Mint, concerning copper sent from Nova Scotia, by Col. Temple. Wonderful that a copper mine should be found so rich, tough, and maleable, and so pure at first melting. "I never heard the like."