America and West Indies: January 1641

Pages 316-317

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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January 1641

Jan. 4.
Warwick House.
Minutes of a Court for Providence Island. Warrant for delivery of tobacco, in the Swallow, to Thos. Jenks, who is to be allowed for provisions supplied to the vessel in the island. Capt. Jackson, who lately brought in a ship richly laden with indigo, attends the Company. Edw. Thompson, master of the Hopewell, is authorized to permit Messrs. Sherhard, Leverton, Halhead, and Lane, sent prisoners by the Deputy Governor and Council of Providence, to come to London, to answer objections against them. Letter written to Sir John Nulls, touching the freight of the Hopewell. Maurice Thompson directed to go to Bristol on the same business. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. III., pp. 384–85.]
Jan. 17.
83. Order of the Privy Council. Concerning the estate of Capt. Hen. Hawley, late Governor of Barbadoes, sequestred by order of the Board, of 15 Jan. last [1639–40], directing that Capt. Hawley, or his assigns, be forthwith put in possession of his estate, and that the Earl of Carlisle and the feoffees of the late Earl give security to make good whatever Hawley is damnified by the sequestration. Serj-Major Huncks, the present Governor, is required to see this order executed. [Draft, with corrections by Nicholas. "Read at the Board 19 Jan."]
Jan. 17.
Notes by Nicholas of proceedings before the Privy Council, which gave rise to the above order. [Extract from Note Book, Jan. 1641. DOMESTIC Corresp. Car. I.]