Journal, September 1744
Volume 52

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Institute of Historical Research

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K. H. Ledward (editor)

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1931

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126-127

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'Journal, September 1744: Volume 52', Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 8: January 1742 - December 1749 (1931), pp. 126-127. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81760 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Journal, September 1744

Wednesday, September 12. Present:—Colonel Bladen, Mr. Keene.

Trade.

Denmark.

The Board took again into consideration Mr. Söhlenthal's memorial, referred to in the Lord Carteret's letter, mentioned in the minutes of the 28th of August, and read several of the papers that were directed to be looked out by the minutes of the same day.

Ordered that a representation to his Majesty be prepared thereupon, and a letter to the Lord Carteret, for enclosing the same.

Thursday, September 20. Present:—Colonel Bladen, Mr. Keene.

Trade.

Denmark.

The Board read a letter from the Lord Carteret, dated the 14th September, enclosing some extracts of letters from Mr. Titley to his Lordship, relating to several infractions of treaties in the trade to Denmark, and to the appointment of an English consul at Bergen.
Extract of a letter from Mr. Titley to Lord Carteret,… Copenhagen, September 12th, 1744, N.S.
Extract of a letter from Mr. Titley to Mr. Weston,… 15th September, 1744.

A representation to his Majesty (mentioned in the minutes of the 12th inst.), on the Danish demand, was this day agreed to and signed, as was also a letter to the Lord Carteret, for enclosing the same.

Thursday, September, 27. Present:—Colonel Bladen, Mr. Keene.

Trade.

Africa.

Read a letter to the Board from Mr. Corbett, Secretary to the Admiralty, dated 21st August, 1744, enclosing the copy of a letter to him from Captain Herbert of the Woolwich, stationed on the coast of Africa last year, with an account of the condition of the forts and settlements there, belonging to the Royal African Company of England.

Read likewise a letter from Mr. Henvill, Master of the Incorporated Society of Merchants at Bristol, dated at Merchants' Hall there, the 14th of September, 1744, in answer to one from the Secretary of this Board to the Mayor of Bristol, in June last, desiring some information from the principal traders to Africa in the said city, concerning the general state of that trade, the forts and settlements, etc.

South Carolina.

Read a letter from Mr. George Hunter, Surveyor General of his Majesty's lands in South Carolina, also Inspector and Comptroller of the Quit Rents, etc., dated at Charles Town, the 11th of June, 1744, with a postscript the 30th ditto, transmitting the following papers, viz.:—
An account of business done in the Surveyor General's office of South Carolina, from the 29th of October, 1743, to the 30th of April, 1744.
Lists of grants passed in South Carolina, since the 4th of April, 1743, to the 30th of April, 1744. Recorded in the Secretary's office.