Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 2, February 1709 - March 1715. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1925.
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Journal, August 1711
Reasons for insisting on the keeping the whole island of St. Christopher's on a general peace, transmitted to their lordships with a letter from Mr. Bolt, dated at Boston the 14th April, 1711, mentioned in the minutes of the 18th June last, was read.
A letter from Colonel Bennet, Lieutenant Governor of Bermuda, dated the 22nd June, 1711, was read, and the papers therein referrd to were laid before the Board, and are as follows, vizt.:
Papers referrd to therein.
Affidavit of Captain Roach relating to the preparations that were making at Martinico to attack the Leeward Islands.
Certificate of the clearing of the sloop Ann of Bermuda for Anguilla, dated the 25th June, 1711.
A letter from Mr. Lillington, President of the Council of Barbadoes, dated the 13th June, 1711, was read, and the papers referrd to therein were laid before the Board, and are as follows, vizt.:
Papers referrd to therein.
Proceedings of Mr. Lillington, junior, and Mr. Sissons, with Mr. Phelypeaux, for settling a cartel for the exchange of prisoners between Martinico and Barbadoes.
Copies of several letters to the President of Barbadoes, relating to the apprehensions the Leeward Islands are in of being attacked by the enemy.
Whereupon ordered that an extract of the said letter, relating to the preparations that were making at Martinico to attack Antego [fo. 426] as also a copy of the aforemention'd proceedings about the settlement of a cartel for the exchange of prisoners, be sent to the Earl of Dartmouth.
A letter to the Lord Dartmouth, directed at the last meeting, inclosing extracts of a letter from Mr. Lillington, President of the Council of Barbadoes, together with copies of other papers [fo. 424] relating to the settling of a cartel with the Governor of Martinico for the exchange of prisoners, and to the preparations the French are making to invade Antego, was signed.
A letter from the President and the Council of Maryland, dated the 4th of November, 1710, was read, and the papers therein referr'd to were laid before the Board, and are as follows, vizt.:
Papers referr'd to.
Number of white men, women and children, and of negroes, young and old.
Minutes of the committee appointed to inspect, state, and examine the publick accounts.
Minutes of Council in Assembly of Maryland, from 24th October, 1710, to the 4th of November following.
Minutes of the Assembly of Maryland, from the 24th October, 1710, to the 4th of November following.
Acts pass'd at a General Assembly held in Maryland in November, 1710.