Journal, September 1744
Wednesday, September 12. Present:—Colonel Bladen, Mr.
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
Ordered that a representation to his Majesty be prepared
thereupon, and a letter to the Lord Carteret, for enclosing the
Thursday, September 20. Present:—Colonel Bladen, Mr.
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
Thursday, September, 27. Present:—Colonel Bladen, Mr.
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.
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