America and West Indies: July 1626

Page 81

Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 1, 1574-1660. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1860.

This free content was digitised by double rekeying and sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. All rights reserved.


July 1626

[July 21.] 12. Petition of Thos. Powell, on behalf of himself and his poor distressed brothers and sisters, to the Privy Council. Prays for an order to the Governor and Council of Virginia for recovery of the estate of their deceased brother Capt. Nath. Powell, which has come into the hands of Mr. Blany who married the relict of Will. Powell, but is in no way of kin to them.
July? 13. Petition of Capt. John Preen, of London, merchant, to the Privy Council. The plantation of Virginia being for the present merely supported by private adventurers, the petitioner is now bound thither in person in the Peter and John of 220 tons and 18 pieces of ordnance, with people, arms, munition, apparel, tools, victuals, and other necessaries. Prays for a warrant to protect himself, his people, and ship, &c. from being employed in any other service. Annexed,
13. I. Examinations of Capt. Preen, Thos. Willoughby a passenger, and John Pollington, that the only intent of their voyage to Virginia is to carry passengers and goods thither. 1626, July 6.