Journal, August 1771
Volume 78

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Institute of Historical Research

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K. H. Ledward (editor)

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1937

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264-269

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'Journal, August 1771: Volume 78', Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 13: January 1768 - December 1775 (1937), pp. 264-269. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=77704 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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Journal, August 1771

Thursday, August 22nd. Present:—Mr. Eliot, Mr. Fitzherbert, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Whately.

Proprieties, Pennsylvania.

fo. 187.

The agent for the Proprietaries of Pennsylvania attends and delivers a certificate from the King's Remembrancer of the proper security having been given in his office by Richard Penn, Esquire, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, pursuant to a warrant for that purpose from the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury; whereupon a draught of instructions to the Proprietaries in the usual form having been prepared, was approved, and a representation thereupon to his Majesty was signed.

Dominica.

fo. 188.

The Secretary, at the request of the parties interested, moved their lordships for their approbation of the assignment to John Tench and others of a lease of lands in Dominica, granted by the Commissioners for the sale of lands to John Lewis Paulin Desfontaines, and of the assignment to John Woodville of a lease of land in the said Island, granted by the Commissioners for the sale of lands to Lewis Du Moulin Courneuve, and it appearing, that the Governor had given his consent, it was ordered, that the Secretary should certify their lordships' approbation of such assignments.

Plantations General.

Duplicates of letters and papers received by the Earl of Hillsborough from the Governors of his Majesty's colonies in America, relative to public proceedings in the said colonies for some time past, were communicated to the Board, and the said letters were read and ordered to be bound up under the several heads to which they belong.

The Secretary laid before the Board public Acts and proceedings of the legislatures of several of the colonies, the titles of which are as follows, viz:—
Quebec.
fo. 189.
Copy of the minutes of his Majesty's Council for the province of Quebec from July 1st to September 30th, 1770.
Journal of the Council from October 1st to December 31st, 1770.
Minutes of Council from April 1st to June 30th, 1771.
Nova Scotia.
Minutes of Council from June 17th to December 12th, 1770.
New Hampshire.
Naval Office lists of ships and vessels entered and cleared in the Port of Piscataqua in New Hampshire, from April 5th, 1769, to October 10th, 1770.
Minutes of Council in Assembly from January 9th to April 16th, 1770.
Six Acts passed in April, 1770.
Massachusetts.
Printed journal of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts Bay from May 30th to November 20th, 1770.
Journal of the Proceedings of the Great and General Court from September 26th to November 20th, 1770.
fo. 190.
Printed Journal of the House of Representatives from April 3rd to the 25th, 1771.
Minutes of Council from June 7th, 1770, to May 23rd, 1771.
Journal of the General Court from April 3rd to the 26th, 1771.
Massachusetts.
Treasurer's Accounts from May 30th, 1770, to May, 1771.
New York.
Printed votes and proceedings of the Assembly of New York, from December 11th, 1770, to February 16th, 1771.
Copy of an Act respecting naturalized persons.
Minutes of Council in Assembly from December 11th, 1770, to March 4th, 1771.
Printed Journal of Assembly for the same time.
Forty four Acts passed in December, 1770, and January and March, 1771.
Printed copies of said Acts.
Minutes of Council in the state department from July 3rd, 1770, to July 3rd, 1771.
fo. 191.
Minutes of Council in the department of lands, etc., from July 25th, 1770, to July 3rd, 1771.
New Jersey.
Minutes of Council in New Jersey, from March 20th to the 28th, 1770.
Journal of the Council in Assembly, from September 26th, to October 27th, 1770.
Printed Journal of the Assembly for the same time.
Eleven printed Acts passed in the session that begun September 26th, 1770.
Eleven Acts passed October 27th, 1770.
Virginia.
Account of his Majesty's revenue of 2/- per hogshead from April 25th to October 25th, 1770.
Minutes of the House of Burgesses from May 21st to June 28th, 1770.
Printed copy of Acts of the General Assembly begun the 7th of November, 1769.
Naval office lists in the several districts of Virginia from September 29th, 1768, to October 10th, 1770.
fo. 192.
Minutes of Council on the 12th and 13th of June, 1771, on the subject of the memorial of the merchants and others residing on James river.
North Carolina.
Account of fees received by Wm. Tryon, Esquire, Governor of North Carolina, on each particular instrument signed by him.
Minutes of Council on the 12th of May, 1770.
Ditto: from November 19th, 1770, to February 7th, 1771.
Ditto: of Council in Assembly from December 5th, 1770, to January 26th, 1771.
Journal of Assembly for the same time.
Forty one Acts passed in the session begun December 5th, 1770.
List of Patents.
Copy of a bill relative to quit rents.
South Carolina.
Journal of the Commons House of Assembly of South Carolina, from August 14th, 1770, to September 8th, following.
fo. 193.
Minutes of the Council for South Carolina, from June 5th, 1770, to March 20th, 1771.
Ditto: of Council in Assembly from November 28th, 1769, to March 20th, 1771.
Journal of the Commons House of Assembly, from January 15th to March 20th, 1771.
Two Acts and one ordinance passed, March 20th, 1771.
List of grants from November 3rd, 1770, to April 12th, 1771.
West Florida.
Minutes of the Council for West Florida, from June 5th to July 18th, 1770.
Journal of Council in Assembly from March 1st to May 19th, 1770.
Journal of Assembly for the same time.
Eight Acts passed, May 19th, 1770.
Copy of Minutes of Council from August 11th, 1770, to February 11th, 1771.
fo. 194.
Bahamas.
Journal of the Council in Assembly for the Bahama Islands from November 2nd, 1769, to October 11th, 1770.
Ditto: from November 19th, 1770, to March 12th, 1771.
Journal of Assembly from November 2nd, 1769, to October 11th, 1770.
Ditto: from November 19th, 1770, to March 12th, 1771.
Thirteen Acts passed in December, 1770, and January, February and March, 1771.
Jamaica.
Minutes of Council for the Island of Jamaica, from June 13th, 1769, to December 24th, 1770.
Journal of the Council in Assembly, from October 23rd, to December 23rd, 1770.
Journal of the Assembly for the same time.
Twenty six Acts passed in December, 1770.
Minutes of Council on 4th of April, 1771.
fo. 195.
Extract from the Kingston Journal of the 9th of March, 1771.
Naval Office lists of ships and vessels entered and cleared in the Island of Jamaica, between the 29th of December, 1769, and 29th June, 1770.
Ditto: between the 29th of June and 29th of December, 1770.
Leeward Islands, Antigua.
Minutes of Council from November 30th, 1769, to June 7th, 1770.
Ditto: of the Assembly from September 7th, 1769, to August 23rd, 1770.
Two Acts passed in June and October, 1770.
St. Christopher's.
An Act passed in October, 1770.
Minutes of Council from June 7th to November 12th, 1770.
Minutes of Council from June 1st to November 22nd, 1769.
Ditto: from January 29th to May 24th, 1770.
fo. 196.
Minutes of Assembly from October 24th, 1769, to April 26th, 1770.
Montserrat.
An Act passed, November 16th, 1770.
An Act passed, December 7th, 1770.
Ditto: December 3rd, 1770.
Ditto: in May, 1770.
Ditto: in March, 1771.
Antigua.
Minutes of Assembly from the 6th of September, 1770, to 28th February, 1771.
An Act passed, February 3rd, 1771. Duty on Rum.
Nevis.
Minutes of Council from July 18th, 1769, to February 27th, 1770.
Ditto: from March 27th, 1770, to March the 6th, 1771.
Journal of Assembly from June 9th to September 12th, 1769.
Ditto: from November 16th, 1769, to April 30th, 1770.
Ditto: from May 17th to November 16th, 1770.
Dominica.
Four Acts passed in the Island of Dominica, in February and March, 1771.
Two Acts passed in March, 1771.
fo. 197.
Minutes of Council from June 17th, 1768, to July 29th, 1770.
Journal of Assembly from July 10th, 1769, to July 17th, 1770.
Minutes of Council from September 1st to December 15th, 1770.
Grenada.
Six Acts passed in Grenada in March and April, 1770.
Minutes of Council from February 26th to March 3rd, 1770.
Minutes of Council from January 5th to the 16th, 1771.
Journal of Assembly from January 15th to March 10th, 1770.
St. Vincent's.
Five Acts passed in St. Vincent's in June, July, October and December, 1769.
Tobago.
Minutes of Council from September 24th, 1770, to March 12th, 1771.
Papers from the Commissioners for the sale of lands.
fo. 198.
St. John's.
Copy of an Ordinance passed in the Island of St. John, September 25th, 1770, for carrying on the sea cow Fishery.
Barbados.
List of the members of the Council for the Island of Barbados, August 20th, 1770.
Abstract of all persons born, christened and buried in Barbados from January 1st to December 31st, 1769.
Account of the number of new negroes imported into the Island from August 11th, 1769, to February 11th, 1770.
Ditto: from February 11th to August 11th, 1770.
Storekeeper's account of gunpowder collected from August 11th, 1769, to August 11th, 1770.
Minutes of Council from September 5th, 1769, to August 13th, 1770.
Minutes of Assembly from October 31st, 1769, to April 3rd, 1770.
fo. 199.
Minutes of Assembly from May 15th to July 3rd, 1770.
Five Acts passed in October, 1769, and March, April and May, 1770.