America and West Indies: Addenda 1662

Pages 141-142

Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 9, 1675-1676 and Addenda 1574-1674. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1893.

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Addenda 1662

1662 ? 366. Petition of Sir Edward Ford, Knt. [of Harting, Sussex], to the King. That the Government of the Bermudas is enjoyed by a small number of tradesmen who have incorporated themselves, under pretence of a Charter depending upon the old vacated Charter of Virginia, and usurped sovereignty over his Majesty's subjects there. Prays for a grant of Governor which is in the Royal Prerogative. See also Petition of Capt. Trafford to be appointed Governor, Col. Cal., 1661–1668, p. III, No. 372. Endorsed by Williamson, "Sir Edw. Ford." 1p. [Col. Papers, Vol. 33, No. 93.]