Journal, October 1777
Volume 84

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Institute of Historical Research

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K. H. Ledward (editor)

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1938

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111-113

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'Journal, October 1777: Volume 84', Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 14: January 1776 - May 1782 (1938), pp. 111-113. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=77773 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Journal, October 1777

Friday, October 10th. Present:—Mr. Greville, Mr. Eden.

Lord George Germain, one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, attends.

Trade.

Read the three following Orders of his Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, vizt.,
fo. 193.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 17th, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of Joshua Kitson, praying leave to export to West Florida, certain military stores therein mentioned, on board the ship May Flower, for the use of the inhabitants, and sale to the Indians.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated October 3rd, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of William Randolph, praying leave to export to the Island of Antigua, certain military stores, on board the ship Tudway.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated October 1st, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of Messieurs Wright and Prickett, praying leave to export to Rotterdam, sundry iron ordnance, on board the ship Indian Trader.

Trade.

Their lordships, on consideration of the three foregoing petitions, were of opinion, that it would not be adviseable to recommend the exportation prayed for.

fo. 194.

Read the following four Orders of his Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated October 3rd, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of Thomas Gowland, praying leave to export to the Island of Jamaica sundry military stores therein mentioned, on board the ship Jamaica, for the use and defence of the vessels belonging to that island.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated October 3rd, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of Messieurs French and Hobson, praying leave to export to Nantes, one thousand guns of an inferior quality, on board the ship Jonge Claas Tempel, for trade on the coast of Africa.
fo. 195.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated October 3rd, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of Mary Browne, praying leave to export to the Island of Antigua, on board the ship Harriet, fifty barrels of gunpowder, for the use of several plantations in that island.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated October 3rd, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of Le Cras and Le Mesurier, praying leave to export to the Island of Jersey, sundry military stores therein mentioned, on board the London Packet, for the use of ships employed in the Newfoundland trade.

Their lordships, on consideration of the last four petitions, were of opinion, that the exportation therein prayed for should be allowed; and draughts of four reports to the Lords of the Privy Council having been prepared, were approved, transcribed and signed.

fo. 196.

Wednesday, October 15th. Present:—Mr. Greville, Mr. Eden.

Lord George Germain, one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, attends.

Trade.

Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated October 10th, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of the Court of Directors of the United Company of Merchants of England, trading to the East Indies, praying leave to export certain quantities of gunpowder, arms and ammunition, specified in an account annexed to the said petition, on board the ships therein mentioned, for the defence of their garrisons, settlements and forces at St. Helena, and in the East Indies; and for the use and defence of the ships exporting the same.

fo. 197.

Their lordships having taken the above petition into their consideration, were of opinion, that the exportation prayed for should be allowed; and the draught of a report thereupon to the Lords of the Privy Council having been prepared, was approved, transcribed and signed.