Addenda: April 1689

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 13, 1689-1692. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1901.

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April 1689

April 15. 2,733. Minutes of Council of New York. Proclamation for taking over a ship in distress anchored off Sandy Point. [Col. Entry Bk., Vol. LXXV., pp. 56, 57.]
April 26. 2,734. Minutes of Council of New York. The Lieutenant-Governor read a declaration of the people of Boston of 18 April, setting forth their reasons for taking Sir E. Andros into custody. Ensign Searcy related the circumstances. Resolved to summon the Mayor and Common Council and consult with them.
April 27. Resolved to call the Common Council together for the afternoon. On the report of apprehension as to the safety of the port, it was ordered that the chief military officers and the justices be sent to tell them of their duty. Letter to those officers accordingly. [Col. Entry Bk., Vol. LXXV., pp. 58–62.]
April 29. 2,735. Minutes of Council of New York. The justices and militia officers of King's County appeared and promised to do their best to defend the country and keep the people quiet. Orders for precautions against a hostile landing.
April 30. The justices and officers of Queen's County attended and promised their good services.