America and West Indies: August 1651

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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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August 1651

Aug. 8.
The Council of State to the Mayor of Southampton. Desire him to make stay of a ship, one Price, master, about to set sail for Maryland, before the ships of war of the Commonwealth, designed thither, which may be disadvantageous to the service. [Ibid., p. 338.]
Aug. 15. Order of the Council of State. Mr. Stagg to be appointed one of the Commissioners to go with the fleet to Virginia, and liberty to be given to all going in the fleet, to carry shoes and other goods usually sent thither for trade. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. XLIX., p. 34.]