America and West Indies: December 1621

Pages 26-27

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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December 1621

Dec. 15.
56. The Privy Council to [Sir Dudley Carleton]. The King granted to particular persons, by patent, some years since, certain parts of the north of Virginia, "by us called New England." Understand that the past year the Hollanders left a colony there, and have given new names to several ports belonging to that part of the country, and are now about to send six or eight ships thither with supplies. It is the King's pleasure that Carleton should represent these things to the States General, in His Majesty's name, and require them to discontinue the plantation and stay the ships. [With note underneath, that it was "signed as the other, to Sir Ferdinando Gorges." Orig. in HOLLAND.]
Dec ? 57. Brief discourse of the reasons and motives why there ought to be, besides the colleges of directors for trade in the West Indies, a Council; that so neighbouring Princes and Republics that come in with great sums of money may be admitted to that Council; and why each Province ought to adventure according to the capital they bring in. [Imperfect. Translated from the orig. Dutch, in HOLLAND Corresp.]
Account of losses sustained by the Company of Adventurers in voyages of discovery to Guinea, Binney, and the River Gambia, in 1618, 1619, and 1620. [DOMESTIC Corresp. Jac. I., Vol. CXXIV., No. 115, Cal. p. 330.]