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Journal, October 1780: Volume 87

Pages 340-341

Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations: Volume 14, January 1776 - May 1782. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1938.

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Journal, October 1780

fo. 188.

Thursday, October 5th. Present:— The Earl of Carlisle, Mr. Sloane.

The minutes of the last Board were read, approved and signed.

Africa, Leeward Islands, Bahamas.

The letters to Lord George Germain, Governor Burt and Governor Maxwell, being pursuant to the order of the 23rd September transcribed, were signed.

Africa.

Read a memorial of the Merchants trading to Africa, whose names are subscribed to the same purport with that addressed to the Board by the Merchants of Bristol trading to Africa at the last Board.

Their lordships resolved to consider the same, with other matters relating to the African Committee.

fo. 189.

Trade.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council of the 28th September referring the petition of the Court of Directors of the United Company of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies, to his Majesty, praying leave to export certain quantities of gunpowder, arms and ammunition, specified in an account, annexed to the said petition, on board the ships therein mentioned, or any other ships that might be taken into their service this season, for the defence of the said ships and their garrisons, settlements and forces at Saint Helena, and in the East Indies.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council of the 3rd instant, referring the petition of Samuel Wilson, praying leave to export to Antigua, on board the ship Amelia, a quantity of gunpowder, for the use of privateers fitting out in that island.

fo. 190.

Their lordships, upon consideration of the said petitions, were of opinion, that the exportations prayed for should be allowed; and drafts of reports thereupon to the Lords of the Privy Council, having been prepared, were approved, transcribed and signed.

fo. 191.

Thursday, October 12th. Present:— The Earl of Carlisle, Mr. Gibbon, Mr. L'Anglois.

Trade.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated the 5th instant, referring the petition of Charles Edwards, praying leave to export to the Province of South Carolina, on board the ship Valiant, a quantity of gunpowder, for the use of vessels fitting out in that Province.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated the 5th instant, referring the petition of Dunlop and Wilson, praying leave to export to the Island of Antigua, on board the ship Blizzard, a quantity of gunpowder, for the use of that island.

fo. 192.

Their lordships, upon considering the said Orders, were of opinion, that the exportations prayed for should be allowed; and reports to the Lords of the Privy Council thereupon, having been prepared, were approved, transcribed and signed.

fo. 193.

Wednesday, October 19th. (fn. 1) Present:—The Earl of Carlisle, Mr. Stuart, Mr. L'Anglois.

Trade.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated the 13th instant, referring the petition of Charles Edwards, praying leave to export to the Island of Saint Kitts, on board the ship Basseterre, certain military stores, for the use of vessels fitting out in that island.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated the 13th instant, referring the petition of Simpson and Birkley, praying leave to export to the same island, on board the ship Bridge Town, certain miltiary stores, for the use.

fo. 194.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated the 13th instant, referring the petition of Baugh, Ames and Company, praying leave to export to the same island, on board the ship Pilgrim, certain military stores, for the defence of the inhabitants of that island.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated the 18th instant, referring the petition of Robert Sinclair, praying leave to export to the same island, on board the ship Basseterre, certain military stores, for the purpose of arming vessels at that island.

Their lordships, taking the said Orders into consideration, are of opinion, the exportations prayed for should be allowed; and reports thereupon to the Lords of the Privy Council, being prepared, were approved, transcribed and signed.

fo. 195.

Saturday, October 28th. Present:—The Earl of Carlisle, Mr. Eden, Mr. Stuart.

Trade.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated the 20th instant, referring the petition of Baugh, Ames and Company, praying leave to export from Bristol to Antigua, on board the ship Charlotte Packet, a certain quantity of gunpowder, for the use of the inhabitants of that island.

Their lordships being of opinion, that the exportation prayed for should be allowed; a report upon the said Order to the Lords of the Privy Council, being prepared, was approved, transcribed and signed.

Footnotes

  • 1. Should be 18th.