America and West Indies: May 1649

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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 1649

May 7. Order of the Council of State. To write to the Generals at sea to let them know the intentions of the enemy to go to Newfoundland, and to desire them, if they see cause and it may stand with the service of the Commonwealth, to send two ships thither as desired. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. XC., p. 263.]
May 7.
Derby House.
The Council of State to the Generals at sea. Are informed that it is the intention of Prince Rupert to send some of his revolted ships to Newfoundland to disturb the fishing there. Desire that two ships may be sent thither if they can be spared, to defend the fishing vessels. [Ibid., Vol. CXV., p. 148.]
May 22. Order of the Council of State. For a licence to Maurice Thompson and Wm. Penoyre to ship 50 draught horses for Barbadoes. [Ibid., Vol. XC., p. 339.]
May 22. Licence to Thompson and Penoyre to export 50 cart horses to Barbadoes, for the service of their sugar works there. [Ibid., p. 342.]