America and West Indies: October 1630

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 1, 1574-1660. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1860.

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October 1630

Oct. 109. [Mons. Belavene] to Boswell. Might muster with his friends, ten or twelve men, by engaging Capt. Borquier to go to Carolina, and will add ten or twelve more, which, joined with the other Frenchmen, would make some fifty or sixty men that Borquier would have under his command. The Capt. is indispensable to find two or three salt workers. Details respecting this proposition. It is understood that the "Seigneur of Carolina" allows the French the same privileges as the English. Should Capt. Borquier fail, Capt. Foran, who also lives at Plymouth, is proposed as a substitute. French. Endorsed, "Belavene, Rd. 24 Nov. 1630".