Addenda: February 1695

Pages 635-636

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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February 1695

Feb. 13. 1,330. Minute of Lords of Trade and Plantations. The Lords agree to recommend to the King the petition of the merchants of the Leeward Islands for an allowance of 200 English seamen, and the petition of the merchants of Barbados for an allowance of two hundred seamen, with protection for them from impressment by men-of-war in the West Indies. [Board of Trade. Trade Papers, 13. pp. 81–83.]
Feb. 28.
1,331. Order of the King in Council. Referring the petition of Hugh Redman to Lords of Trade and Plantations for report. Signed, John Nicholas. ½ p. Annexed,
1,331. I. Petition of Hugh Redman to the King. For many years I have been a great trader to Newfoundland, paying £10,000 into your customs annually; but in these last two years I have lost £18,000, chiefly in Newfoundland, owing to the French. Having a plantation and servants there I beg to be made Governor. Copy. 1 p.
1,331. II. Reasons for appointing a Governor in Newfoundland. The value of the trade, and the necessity for organizing defence against the French, who have a Governor, all of which is set forth at length. 2 pp. The whole Endorsed, Recd. 2 March, 1694 5. [Colonial Papers, Vol. LXVI., Nos. 102, 102 I.–II.]
[Feb. 28.] 1,332. Abstract of Hugh Redman's petition. 1 p. [Colonial Papers, Vol. LXVI., No. 103.]