America and West Indies: April 1619

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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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April 1619

Apl. 30.
Thos. Locke to Sir D. Carleton. Great project in hand for a plantation upon the River Amazon, near Guiana. A company to be erected, and Capt. North, brother to Lord North, to be Governor. The Earls of Arundel, Warwick, and others of great estate, adventurers. [Extract from DOMESTIC Corresp. Jac. I., Vol. CVIII., No. 85, Cal. p. 41. On 26 Feb. 1620, Chamberlain writes that Lord Digby argues against North's journey to the Amazon as prejudicial to the King of Spain, adding that the Spanish Ambassador at his arrival would prevent it.Ibid., Vol. CXII., No. 104, Cal. p. 125.See Proclamation, 15 May 1620.]