America and West Indies: May 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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May 1619

May 8.
Chamberlain to Carleton. The Virginia Company have displaced Sir Thos. Smythe and made Sir Edwin Sandys their Governor, but the matter is little amended, when the next court Smythe was confirmed in his presidentship of the Somers Islands. Could hardly tell how to resolve if put to his choice. [Extract from DOMESTIC Corresp. Jac. I., Vol. CIX., No. 18, Cal. p. 44.]