Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 44, 1738. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1969.
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Note on the Index
m.: one of the signatories of the petition of 2 February 1738 (No. 47) for disallowance of an Act passed in Jamaica imposing duties on negroes imported to or exported from the Colony. The signatories are collectively described as 'merchants and traders . . . trading from this kingdom to Jamaica'
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In practice, not every colony supplies material under each of these sub-headings. But the abstracts referring to each colony have been searched for such material; so that the absence under Barbados, for example, of a sub-heading Land Grants denotes that, in the opinion of the editor, the volume contains no material bearing on this subject.
Relevant matter under each of these heads has been arranged by colonies. Thus all papers coming to or going from the Council of Trade and Plantations relating, for example, to Massachusetts are indexed under: