America and West Indies: February 1612

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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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February 1612

Feb. 12.
Chamberlain to Carleton. A lottery in hand for furthering the Virginia voyage. An under company erecting for the Bermudas, which has twice changed name, being first christened Virginiola, but now resolved to be called Somers Island, because of the continual temperate air and in remembrance of Sir Geo. Somers, who died there. [Extract from DOMESTIC Corresp. Jac. I., Vol. LXVIII., No. 62, Cal. p. 120.]
Feb. Letter to the Governor and Company of Virginia. To suffer Daniel Tucker, a personal adventurer since the first plantation, to pass by the next ship. [Docquet. DOMESTIC Jac. I.]