Addenda: December 1687

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 17, 1699 and Addenda 1621-1698. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1908.

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December 1687

Dec. 2. 1,158. Notes of a Sermon preached by Mr. Moreton in Boston at the end of September, 1687. His text was Galatians, v. 22. His teaching was that under whatever Government we lived we ought not to resist unless we had a clear conscience for it, and that, though the rulers of Jerusalem were unjustly set aside, this would not last long. ½ p. Inscribed with a short note in Edward Randolph's hand. [Colonial Papers, Vol. LXV., No. 51.]
Dec. 3/13. 1,159. Memorial of the French Ambassador. Abstracted in a previous volume of this Calendar, 1685–1688. No. 1550. Original. French. 4 pp. Endorsed, Recd. 4/14 Dec., 1687. [Colonial Papers, Vol. LXV., No. 52.]
1,160. Memorandum, giving a summary of Governor Dongan's requisitions for men, arms and ammunition to defend the Indians against the French. 1½ pp. [Colonial Papers, Vol. LXV., No. 53.]
1,161. Memorandum by John Spragge. Respecting the importance of the Indian trade and of conciliating the Indians to the English colony of New York. 2½ pp. Endorsed, "Mr. Spragg's paper." [Colonial Papers, Vol. LXV., No. 54.]