America and West Indies
1606-1652

Sponsor

Institute of Historical Research

Publication

Author

W. Noel Sainsbury (editor)

Year published

1860

Page

5

Annotate

Comment on this article
Double click anywhere on the text to add an annotation in-line

Citation Show another format:

'America and West Indies: 1606-1652', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 1: 1574-1660 (1860), pp. 5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=68916 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


Highlight

(Min 3 characters)

Contents

1606–1652

1606–165212. Notes in the handwriting of one of Williamson's clerks relating to Virginia. They are of a similar character to the preceding, some of which may be abstracted as follows: In 1624 Henry Earl of Southampton and certain other Lords of the Privy Council were appointed a Council for Virginia. In 1623–26, Sir Fr. Wyatt, Governor, desires commission for a court martial, with limitation in case of life. In 1623 seventy-two patents for land were granted to as many persons. The best silk grass is towards the southward; an earth of the nature of terra lemnia is to be had in Potowmac River.