America and West Indies
Addenda 1662

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W. Noel Sainsbury (editor)

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1893

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141-142

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'America and West Indies: Addenda 1662', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 9: 1675-1676 and Addenda 1574-1674 (1893), pp. 141-142. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=70080 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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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.]