America and West Indies: October 1631

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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 1631

Oct. 14. 27. Order of the Privy Council. Upon complaint of Capt. Kirke and others, adventurers to Canada, that John Baker, Jas. Ricroft, Capt. Eustace Man, Henry West, and others, had, as interlopers, presumed to trade in those parts to the great damage of the adventurers; the cause was partly heard, and in general appeared to be true; but divers particulars being objected to, the further examination is referred to Serj. Berkeley, Sir Wil. Beecher, and Ed. Nicholas, and the persons complained of, ordered to give bond not to send any more ships thither to trade, without licence.