Addenda: January 1697

Pages 641-642

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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January 1697

1697. Jan. 15. 1,351. Council of Trade and Plantations to the King. Representation about the capitulation of Fort York (Bourbon). 5¾ pp. (See Cal. 1697. No. 592.) [America and West Indies. Hudson's Bay, 539. No. 6.]
Jan. 27.
1,352. Governor Sir William Beeston to the Duke of Shrewsbury. I transmit a duplicate of my letter of Oct. 17, 1696, and the news I have received of M. Amblmont's squadron, and the examination of three French prisoners taken by Capt. Moses. (etc. Cal. 1697. No. 639 vii.) The Spaniards, in spite of the peace, use our people barbarously. I send your Grace depositions of three Englishmen that have been prisoners among them. (And see Cal. 1697. Nos. 639, 639 i.–vi.) Signed, Wm. Beeston. 2 pp. Enclosed,
1,352. I. Copy of letter of same to same. Oct. 17, 1696. (Cal. 1696. No. 325.) 1 p. Signed, Wm. Beeston, Endorsed, Duplicate of my letter by the Association Galley.
1,352. II. Copy of news about the progress of the war received at Jamaica, Oct., 1696. 1 p.
1,352. III. Copy of examination of 3 French prisoners. Jan. 19, 1697. Information as to movements of French ships. 1½ pp.
1,352. IV. Copy of letter from M. Ducasse, Hispaniola, Jan. 30, 1697, to Gov. Sir Wm. Beeston, demanding the restoration of Grubbin etc. (See Cal. 1697. No. 639.) 1 p.
1,352. V. Copy of Depositions of Leonard Low, Charles Johnson, and George Bourchall, mariners, to the effect that in 1692–3 they and other Englishmen were seized by the Spaniards in the Bay of Campeecha, carried to Vera Cruz and there imprisoned, chained and forced to labour. 1¾ pp.
1,352. VI. Copy of Deposition of Edward James, master of a Jamaican sloop, as to outrages committed by the Spaniards upon his crew when forced ashore in Cuba. 30 Jan., 1686 (presumably in error for 1696–7).
Copy of deposition of Wm. Fullwood, master of the Dolphin of Philadelphia, as to a similar outrage by the Spaniards. 1½ pp. [Colonial Papers, Vol. LXVI., Nos. 111, 111 I.–VI.]