Journal, September 1706
Journal Book K

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Institute of Historical Research

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K. H. Ledward (editor)

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1920

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279-281

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'Journal, September 1706: Journal Book K', Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 1: April 1704 - January 1709 (1920), pp. 279-281. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81179 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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Journal, September 1706

September 17. Present:—Lord Dartmouth, Sir Philip Meadows, Mr. Pollexfen.

Maryland.

Letter from Mr. Secretary Hedges desiring the Lord Baltemore's patent be sent to Attorney General.

A letter from Mr. Secretary Hedges of the 5th instant, desiring that the Lord Baltemore's charter may be sent to Mr. Attorney General [fo. 348] to inable him to give his opinion upon the extract of a letter from Colonel Seymour relating to the force of the English statutes in Maryland, was read, and the said charter sent to Mr. Attorney General accordingly.

Jamaica.

Letter from Col. Handasyd with an address to her Majesty.

A letter from Colonel Handasyd, Governor of Jamaica, dated the 2nd of the last month, together with an address from Colonel Handasyd and the Councill of that island to her Majesty on the success of her arms &c., were read; and thereupon ordered [fo. 377] that a copy of the said letter and address be sent to Mr. Secretary Hedges.

Another letter from Col. Handasyd.

Extracts thereof to be sent to Mr. Secretary Hedges.

Another letter from Colonel Handasyd, Governor of Jamaica, dated the 6th of the last month, inclosing the copy of a letter from Mr. Glover to Mr. Brown, late agent for prizes in that island, wherein there seems to be a design of defrauding her Majesty &c., were read; whereupon ordered [fo. 377] that paragraphs A, C, G, H, I, K of Colonel Handasyd's letter, together with a copy of the letter from Mr. Glover, be sent to Mr. Secretary Hedges.

Leeward Islands.

Two letters from Col. Park.

Two letters from Colonel Parke, Governor of the Leeward Islands, dated the 9th and 15th of July, were read; and the papers therein referr'd to laid before the Board, and are as follows, vizt.:
Papers therein referr'd to.
Copy of Colonel Park's and the Councill of Antigua's opinion about the staying of the Sheerness to attend the service of the Leeward Islands, notwithstanding Commadore Kerr's order to the contrary, dated 14th July, 1706.
Copy of Colonel Parke's letter to Commadore Kerr, offering his and the Councill's opinion about the staying of the Sheerness to attend the service of the Leeward Islands.

Copy of the last letter to be sent to Mr. Secretary Hedges.

Whereupon ordered that a copy of the last of the said letters be sent to Mr. Secretary Hedges [fo. 377].

Leeward Islands.

Letter from Col. Johnson.

Extract thereof to be sent Mr. Secretary Hedges.

A letter from Colonel Johnson, Lieutenant Governor of Nevis, dated at Antego the — of July last, was read, and directions given [fo. 377] for sending paragraphs B and D of the said letter to Mr. Secretary Hedges.

Barbados.

Letter from Sir B. Granville.

Act about paper credit.

A letter from Sir Beville Granville, Governor of Barbados, dated the 1st of July last, was read; and an Act [fo. 377] intituled, An Act to supply the want of cash and to establish a method of credit for persons having real estates in this island, past at Barbados the 18th of June last, transmitted with the said letter, was laid before the Board.

Second letter from him.

Another letter from Sir Beville Granville, dated the 10th of July last, was read.

Plantations General.

Letter from Mr. Dummer.

Packet-boats.

A letter from Mr. Dummer, of yesterday's date, giving an account of the sailing of the King William and Faulkland packet-boats to and from the West Indies, was read.

September 20. Present:—Lord Dartmouth, Mr. Cecill, Sir Philip Meadows, Mr. Pollexfen.

Jamaica.

Leeward Islands.

Letter to Mr. Secretary Hedges with extract of letters from the Governors.

A letter to Mr. Secretary Hedges [fo. 375, 376], inclosing the extracts of several letters from her Majesty's Governors in the West Indies (as mentioned in yesterday's minutes), was signed.

Barbados.

Act about cash under consideration.

Their lordships took into consideration the Barbados Act mentioned in yesterday's minutes [fo. 376, 378] to supply the want of cash and to establish a method of credit for persons having real estates &c., and gave directions that a copy thereof be made for their further observations thereupon.

September 24. Present:—Lord Dartmouth, Sir Philip Meadows. Mr. Pollexfen.

Barbados.

Leeward Islands.

Jamaica.

Letters to the Governors.

The draughts of letters to the Governors of Barbados, the Leeward Islands and Jamaica [fo. 378], were agreed and ordered to be transcribed.

Barbados.

Merchants for copy of an Act to supply the want of cash, &c.

Mr. Bates with several Barbados merchants attending, and alledging that the Act intituled An Act to supply the want of cash and to establish a method of credit for persons having real estates in this island [fo. 377, 380], lately transmitted by Sir Beville Granville (and mentioned in the minutes of the 17th instant), was destructive of trade and injurious to the property of her Majesty's subjects trading to that island, and desiring that they might have a copy thereof in order to make their objections thereunto; ordered that a copy thereof be given them accordingly.

September 26. Present:—Mr. Cecill, Sir Philip Meadows, Mr. Pollexfen, Mr. Prior.

Barbados.

Leeward Islands.

Jamaica.

Letters to the Governors.

The letters to her Majesty's Governors of Barbados, the Leeward Islands and Jamaica [fo. 377], agreed at the last meeting, were signed.