America and West Indies
August 1659


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'America and West Indies: August 1659', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 1: 1574-1660 (1860), pp. 475. URL: Date accessed: 01 November 2014.


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August 1659

Aug. 18.Order of the Council of State. Upon report of Committee for Jamaica, recommending an advance to the wives, widows and relations of those who are poorest there; directing the payments to be made accordingly. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CVII., p. 455.]
Aug. 25.Similar Order. Referring proposals concerning a trade in the West Indies, to Sir Jas. Harrington, Sir. Henry Vane, Col. Sydenham, Major Salwey, Colonels Berry, Downes, Morley and Thompson, Mr. Scott and Mr. Challoner, to confer with the proposers and report thereon. [Ibid, p. 491.]
Aug. 26.Similar Order. Lords Bradshaw and Whitelock, to be added to the Committee to whom the proposition for erecting a West India Company was yesterday referred. [Ibid., p. 495.]