America and West Indies: June 1643

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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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June 1643

June 7. 96. Instructions of Robert Earl of Warwick to Captain John Severn, commander of the Elias, 400 tons, bound to the West Indies, for taking ships in the American seas, by virtue of the King's letters patent; disposal of the goods seized; captured negroes to be left "at my island of Trinidad." Annexed,
96. I. Bond of John Severn in the sum of 10,000l. to execute faithfully the powers entrusted to him by the Earl of Warwick's commission.