America and West Indies: September 1626

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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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September 1626

Sept.? 14. Petition of John Preen, Capt. of the Peter and John, bound for Virginia, to the Privy Council. Has lately been commissioned to carry letters of importance from their Lordships to the Governor of Virginia; ten barrels of powder for defence of the plantation; 110 passengers and provisions for the planters. Prays to be allowed to purchase 15 barrels of powder out of the King's store for defence of his ship.
Sept. 15.
15. Warrant to deliver to Capt. Preen, carrying directions and provisions for Virginia, fifteen barrels of powder out of the King's store, without which he cannot safely prosecute his intended voyage, upon paying ready money for the same. [Copy.]
Sept. 15. Sir Thos. Love to Nicholas. Sends names of the captains and company of the Fortune, of London, bound for the West Indies, and victualled for 15 months for 65 men. [DOMESTIC Corresp. Car. I., Vol. XXXV., No. 86, Cal. p. 428.]