America and West Indies: August 1654

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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 1654

Aug. 8. Order of the Council of State. Directing that the sum of 36l. per annum, formerly allowed and settled by way of angmentation?, for the better maintenance of Nathaniel Brewster, late minister of Netisheard and Irsted, in Norfolk, be paid to John Leverington, from the time of Brewster's leaving it [to go to New England, where he graduated at Harvard College]. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CIII., pp. 473–74].
[Aug. 29.] 26. Petition of Allan Knipe and Edmund Custis, merchants, to the Lord Protector. Have goods and debts due to them in Virginia, and Robt. Custis, master of a ship, went from hence to Amsterdam, upon their occasions. Pray for a licence for his ship to go from Amsterdam to Virginia, and from thence to return to London, without molestation.
[Aug. 29.] 27. Petition, almost a copy of the Preceding?