America and West Indies: June 1658

Pages 466-467

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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June 1658

June 1. Minute of the Council of State. That petition of Capt. John Leverett, about the monies owing to him on Privy Seals [for services in America], was read. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CVI., p. 657.]
June 3. Order of the Council of State. Upon report of petition of Robert Harding, of Dublin, wherein the petitioner sets forth that being forced to New England by the tyranny of the then power, where he suffered much hardship for 20 years; his losses at sea by the late King's forces and the French to the value of 5,000l.; his transplanting himself and family into Ireland in 1653, upon the encouragement held forth by Parliament to those so transplanting themselves, in consideration of which a lease of certain lands in Ireland was granted to him, but now being let to another person he prays a lease thereof under the Great Seal of Ireland for 31 years, for reasons sets forth. Recommending that the petition be granted, which is ordered accordingly. [Ibid., pp. 664–65.]
June 10. Similar Order. Upon petition of Caleb Elliot and Capt. Geo. Fry, taken prisoners on their return from Barbadoes, and paper annexed, concerning their exchange. [Ibid., pp. 681–82.]
June 11. 44. Warrant of the Commissioners, Samuel Symonds, Thomas Wiggin, and Edward Rishworth, appointed by the General Court of Boston, commanding the obedience and subjection of the inhabitants of the Province of Maine to the government of Massachusetts Bay. [Attested copy, by Henry Fordlyn.]
June 11. 45. Another copy of the preceding.
June 15. Order of the Council of State. For a portion of arrears to be paid to those wives willing to go to their husbands in Jamaica, viz., Henry Archibould, capt., maj., and col.; Hen. Hilliard, trooper and surgeon; Henry Rudyerd, capt. lieut.; Edmond Williott, corporal and serj.; John Yorke, corporal, serj., and soldier. [On 8 July there is a further order on this subject.] [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CVI., pp. 691, 744, 755.]
June 17. Similar Order. Petition of the Council and Assemby of Nevis, and of divers merchants, concerning the government of that island, to be referred to Lords Fleetwood, Disbrowe, Sydenham, Wolseley, Strickland, and Lisle, for their report. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CVI., p. 702.]