America and West Indies: April 1628

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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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April 1628

April 7. Grant to James Earl of Carlisle, of the Caribbee Islands, the Island of St. Christopher, and divers other islands, to him and his heirs, together with subsidies, customs, and impositions, for 10 years. [Colonial Corresp., 1607, Jan. 9. See ante, 2 July 1627.]
April 15.
Sec. Conway to Earl of Totness, Master of the Ordnance. The Lord Chamberlain having undertaken a plantation in the West Indies, has moved the King to grant him 100 barrels of powder, either freely or upon his security for payment. The King desires to encourage the contemplated work, but wishes to know what has been usual in similar cases. [DOMESTIC Corresp. Car I., Vol. CI., No. 11, Cal. p. 75.]
51. The Council to Earl of Totness. To deliver 100 barrels of powder out of the King's store to the Earl of Montgomery, for the use of the plantations undertaken by him in the West Indies, upon giving security for payment. [Signed by Lord Conway only.]