America and West Indies: May 1658

Pages 465-466

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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May 1658

May 3. 40. Agreement of Lieut. Lyon Gardiner, Thomas Baker, and John Hand, Deputies for the town of East Hampton, to associate and join themselves to the jurisdiction of Connecticut. Subscribed by Daniel Clarke, secretary, on behalf of the colony of Connecticut, by order of the General Court, held at Hartford, 21 May 1658.
May 7. Order of the Council of State. For the Lioness of London and the Hope, to trade to the West Indies. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CVI., p. 602.]
May 20.
41. Proclamation of the General Court of Boston, requiring John Bonithon to give himself up into the hands of the Governor by 1st of Sept. next, to answer complaints against him, and, in case of his neglecting to appear, offering a reward of 20l. for his apprehension, and bringing him alive or dead to Boston. Signed by Edward Rawson, secretary, certified by Francis Neale, clerk. [Copy.]
May 20. 42. Another copy of the above.
May 20. Order of the Council of State. Upon petition of merchants, planters, and traders, to the English plantations in America, especially to Virginia, concerning the prohibiting, suppressing, and destroying tobacco planting in England; directing a letter to be written to the justices of the several counties, to put the Act of 1 April 1652, into effectual execution. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CVI., p. 629.]
May? 43. Agreement of the Company of Nova Scotia for carrying on a trade there. Captain Middleton to be sent over as agent of the Company, to treat with Col. Thos. Temple, Lieut. Governor, for settling a trade there. To be furnished with merchandise to the value of 800l., which is to be raised by the subscriptions of Lords Fienes and Wolseley, Martin Noell, Thos. Povey, and others. Each subscriber of 100l. to have equal management and interest. Capts. Watts and Collier to be desired to be husbands to the Company. [Copy, not signed.]