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America and West Indies: July 1651

Pages 358-359

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 1651

July 1. Similar Order. Directing the Committee formerly appointed for Barbadoes to receive the information offered concerning Virginia, and to speak with Benjamin Whetcombe concerning it; and desiring Mr. Challoner, who is to be added to that Committee, to take care of the business. [Ibid., p. 80.]
July 1.
Whitehall.
The Council of State to the Committee of the Navy. Have resolved, upon some fresh information of the state of affairs at Barbadoes, that the fleet first designed for that service should proceed on their voyage. Desire, therefore, that the Rainbow, Amity, Success, Ruth, Brazil, Malaga Merchant, and Increase of London, be made ready with all possible expedition. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CXVII., p. 264.]
July 1.
Whitehall.
The Council of State to the Commissioners of the Navy. To the same effect as the preceding. [Ibid., p. 265.]
July 1.
Whitehall.
The Council of State to Sir Geo. Ayscue. Directions similar to the above concerning the fleet for Barbadoes. Approve of his detaining [Capt.] Totty and his ship, who is not to be allowed to proceed on his voyage until Ayscue departs. Are very well satisfied with his fidelity, and the abilities of Capt. Lewis Morris, who they recommend to him for the first suitable employment. [Ibid., p. 267.]
July 4.
Whitehall.
The Council of State to Sir Geo. Ayscue. Send petition concerning the detention of Capt. Totty's ship, and, in consideration of the sad condition of the petitioners, desire that she may be allowed to go to Nevis or St. Christopher's, upon giving security that they will not touch at Barbadoes. [Ibid., p. 271.]
July 4.
Piscataqua.
35. Protest of Joseph Mason on behalf of Ann, widow of Capt. John Mason, against the proceedings of Richard Leader, with respect to her lands at Newichawannacke, and other parts within the river Piscataqua, in New England.
July 4. 36. Copy of the preceding.
July 19.
Whitehall.
The Council of State to Sir Geo. Ayscue. Have written to Major-Gen. Disbrowe to furnish him with 60 barrels of powder. Suppose the rest of the provisions are on board. Desire him to take the first opportunity to set sail [to Barbadoes], without waiting for any further directions. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CXVII., p. 294.]