America and West Indies
July 1726, 1-5


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'America and West Indies: July 1726, 1-5', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 35: 1726-1727 (1936), pp. 94-96. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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July 1726, 1–5

July 1–3.186. Copy of surrender to the Lords Proprietors of Carolina by Thomas Lowndes of a patent for landgraveship with four baronies of 12,000 acres of land each, purchased by him from the heirs of John Price deed., and of grants by the Lords Proprietors to him of four single baronies in lieu thereof, one in his own name and the other three in the names of three other persons in trust for him, viz. Isaac Lowndes, Charles Edwards and John Berresford under the yearly rent of one penny for every such barony, he being desirous to settle and improve the said four severall baronies. Signed, Tho. Lowndes and Beaufort, Craven, Ja. Bertie, Hen. Bertie, John Tyrrel, J. Colleton. [C.O. 5, 290. pp. 238–250; and 324, 49. pp. 121, 123.]
July 5.187. Mr. Bladen to Lord Townshend. I had the honour to promise your Lordship some time ago, that I would lay my thoughts before you at your leisure, in what manner the several Plantations on the Continent of America might. be reduced under one general Government, without injustice to the present Proprietors, or further expence to the Crowne. Your Lordship has acordingly enclosed a short essay upon that subject, and if it has the fortune to meet with your aprobation, I have some further hints to sugest etc. Signed, M. Bladen. 2 pp. [C.O. 5, 4. No. 29.]
July 5.
188. Order of King in Council. Ordering an Additional Instruction for Governors to be prepared requiring them to suspend execution of judgements in case of an appeal to H.M., unless good security be given by the appellee etc. Set out, A. P. C. III. No. 100 q.v. Signed, Temple Stanyan. Endorsed, Recd., Read 14th July, 1726. 2¼ pp. [C.O. 323, 8. No. 66.]
July 5.
189. Order of King in Council. Repealing Act of Barbados to prevent carrying off negroes etc., for reasons given by the Council of Trade. Governor Worsley is to recommend to the Council and Assembly, the passing a new Act for the same purposes not liable to the objections referred to. Signed, Robert Hales. Endorsed, Recd. 2nd, Read 11th Aug., 1726. 2½ pp. [C.O. 28, 18. ff. 307–308v.]
July 5.
190. Order of King in Council. Repealing Act of Pennsylvania, directing the process of summons against freeholders, upon the reports of the Council of Trade and Plantations and the Lords of the Committee. Signed and endorsed as preceding. l 1/8 th pp. [C.O. 5, 1266. ff. 217, 217v., 218v.]
July 5.
191. Order of King in Council. A draught of the Revenue bill for Jamaica is to be sent to the Duke of Portland, with directions, as proposed 21st June and as set out, A. P. C, III. p. 75. Signed, Robert Hales. Endorsed, Recd., Read 18th May, 1727. 2½ pp. [C.O. 137, 16. ff. 370–371v.; and (endorsed Recd. 2nd, Read 11th Aug., 1726) 257, 257v., 258v.; and (signed Temple Stanyan) 137, 46. No. 49.]
July 5.192. Six Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations to the Duke of Newcastle. Refer to appointment of Alured Popple and their remonstrance (v. C. S. P. 19th April, 1722) "tho' we have since had reason to be satisfied with the capacity and application of Mr. Popple" etc. Continue:—Mr. Popple dying soon after, and his son being named to succeed him, Mr. Wheelock had hopes given him of being gratifyed in some other manner etc. Recommend that as a recompence for his services he be granted a patent for the office of Clerk of the Markets of St. Jago de la Vega, Kingston and Port Royal in Jamaica, "which is so inconsiderable an employment that it has never yet been granted under the Great Seal" etc, P.S. We write this as private Gentlemen, and not as Commissrs. for Trade. Signed, Westmoreland, T. Pelham, J. Chetwynd, M. Bladen, J. Hobart, R. Plumer. [C.O. 389, 37. pp. 260262.]
July 5.
193. Order of King in Council. Confirming Act of Antigua for cutting of the entail of lands belonging to John Vernon etc. Signed, Robert Hales. Endorsed, Recd. 2nd, Read 11th Aug., 1726. l½ pp. [C.O. 152, 15. ff. 280, 280v., 281v.]