America and West Indies: August 1634

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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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August 1634

Aug. 6. Remission by the Company for Providence Island of the public acknowledgment of Lieut. Rous. Although the restitution of Lieut. Rous by the Governor to the Council table had been declared void, his offence of striking Forman, is freely remitted at the entreaty of John Pym, Treasurer of the Company, without any public acknowledgment. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. IV., p. 72.]
Aug. 16. Instructions from the Company of Providence Island to — Boreton, master of the pinnace bound thither with the Long Robert. If Capt. Camock be removed from the fort at the main, or ill success has befallen him, or any enemy is in possession of the place, to labour by help of the Indians to find him or his company, and get what commodities he can against the ship's arrival. To throw these instructions and all other letters overboard if he fall into the hands of an enemy. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. IV., p. 74.]
Aug. 16. Commission from the Company of Providence Island to Edw. Gates, gentleman, and Sam. Symonds, planter. For Government of passengers in the Long Robert. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. IV., p. 74.]
Aug. 16. Instructions to the above. During the voyage to set any of the passenger servants to taking in salt, cutting wood, or any other work that the master of the ship shall advise for the Company's service. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. IV., p. 74.]