America and West Indies: October 1624

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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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October 1624

Oct. 22.
Warrant to Lord Carew, Master of the Ordnance, to deliver to the Virginia Commissioners, one last of powder for the better defence and security of that plantation. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. LXXIX., p. 278.]
Oct.? Capt. John Bargrave to —. His estate has been ruined in undertaking "this noble and glorious work of Virginia." Has remodelled his project, formerly delivered by the King to the Earl of Warwick, for settling that government and re-delivered it to His Majesty. Is sure it is the only safe and profitable way to plant Virginia, without which all the men and money spent in that business will be lost. Has dedicated himself to die in seeing it effected. By "yor honor's" furtherance the government may be settled within a fortnight. [Extract, DOMESTIC Corresp. Jac. I., Vol. CLXXIII., No. 120, Cal. p. 366.]