America and West Indies: December 1616

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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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December 1616

1616. 35. Mem. in the handwriting of Sir Jos. Williamson concerning New Netherlands. About 1616 or 1617 some private persons of Amsterdam set on foot a trade to the parts between 40 and 45 degrees; but upon complaint, in 1621, of Sir Dudley Carleton, the King's Ambassador at the Hague, it was answered there was no plantation or settlement to impeach the English right.