America and West Indies: May 1622 to June 1623

Pages 29-30

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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May 1622 to June 1623

May 12.
James City [Virginia.]
5. Geo. Harrison to his brother John Harrison. Requests he will make certain payments for him in money and tobacco, which he will receive from Cousin Bennett. For all their hard misfortunes, hopes to have a good crop of tobacco this year.
May 31,
June 21.
6. Fragment of the records of the Corporation, commonly called the "Council for New England," created by patent in 1620, and dissolved by resignation in 1635. [Forty-four pages. These Minutes and Orders will be found calendared under their respective dates. Upon the first page has been subsequently written, temp., Car. II., "A Journal of the Council of Trade." In 1856, Mr. J. G. Palfrey attached a Mem. to this document drawing attention to this erroneous title.]
May 31. Minutes of the Council for New England. That the King be petitioned for the forfeiture of Thos. Weston's ship and goods to the Council. That an order be procured from the Lords of the Privy Council to send for such persons as, in contempt of authority, went last year to New England. Several patents to be drawn out. Appointment of auditors. Conference with Mr. Attorney General concerning the renewal of their patent. Particulars of the election of Sir Ferdinando Gorges as Governor to be deferred. Admittance of certain merchants to be patentees agreed to. Committees to be appointed to consider the merchants' offer of putting in 100,000l. Youths not tainted with any vice to be sent to New England and there bound apprentices. The adventurers to pay in their whole adventures. Dr. Goche to be elected Treasurer. [See preceding article.]