America and West Indies: April 1649

Pages 328-329

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 1649

April 14. 12. Order of the House of Commons. Referring a paper, concerning the coining of gold lately brought from Guinea, to the Council of State, and directing the Governor and others of the Guinea Company to attend in the afternoon for that purpose.
April 16.
Derby House.
The Council of State to the Committee of Merchants. Are informed that 170 Irish have been taken at sea who pretend they were going to Middleburgh. Desire them to treat with those who trade to the English plantations to transport the common men thither, where their services may be made use of. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CXV., p. 92a.]
April 17. Minutes of a Meeting for Providence Island. The business before Parliament concerning reparation out of the goods of the Santa Clara for seizure of the Company's ship Providence, anno 1638, is considered, and a letter ordered to be written to Sir Balt. Gerbier, heretofore the King's Agent in Flanders. State of the Company's debts. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. III., p. 394.]