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America and West Indies: March 1650

Pages 334-337

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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March 1650

March 1. Similar Order. For the Committee of the Admiralty to permit the John and Thomas [sic] to go to Virginia upon the owners giving security that she will not be employed to the disservice of the Commonwealth, nor carry arms or ammunition thither without the approval of the Council; the masters, mariners, and passengers, to subscribe the engagement, and a list of the latter to be delivered to the Council of State. [Ibid., p. 52.]
March 1. Order of Committee of the Admiralty. Upon hearing the charge of Capt. Rich. Ingle against Lord Baltimore concerning misdemeanors in his government of Maryland, and finding Capt. Ingle "unprovided to prove the same," Dr. Walker, Advocate for the State, and David Budd, their proctor, are directed to examine the papers, and to attend the Committee with all parties concerned, on the 8th inst. [Ibid., Vol. CXLVI., p. 126.]
March 2. Order of Committee of the Admiralty. Directing the Judges of the Admiralty to take the subscriptions of the master and mariners of the Thomas and John, bound to Virginia, to the engagement, and security of the owners that the ship shall not be employed in any thing that may be of disservice to the Commonwealth. Col. Temple, Commander of Tilbury Fort, to see it done. [Ibid., p. 127.]
March 2. Order of the Council of State. The whole Council, or any five of them, to be appointed a Committee for Trade and Plantations. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. XCII., p. 56.]
March 6. Similar Order. Referring petition of William Condington [Coddington] to the consideration of Committee of the Admiralty for their report. [Ibid., p. 64.]
March 7. Similar Order of reference upon petition of Edward Winslow, Agent for New England. [Ibid., p. 68.]
March 8. Orders of Committee of the Admiralty. Directing sufficient security to be taken by the Commissioners of Customs, that the powder, shot, and ammunition desired in the petition of Edward Winslow, agent for New England, for the use of the plantation, be transported thither. That all parties concerned in the business of Maryland between Capt. Ingle and Lord Baltimore, previously summoned, and also Sir Thos. Rives, attend on the 15th, when the hearing will be resumed. That the Judges of the Admiralty take the subscriptions to the engagement of the masters and mariners of the Flower de Luce, bound to Virginia, and security of the owners that the ship shall not be employed to the disservice of the Commonwealth. [Ibid., Vol. CXLVI., pp. 129–30.]
March 9. Order of the Council of State. Edward Winslow to be permitted to carry to New England the powder, shot, and ammunition mentioned in his petition, upon giving security that it shall not be sold to any plantation in disaffection to the Commonwealth. [Ibid., Vol. XCII., p. 75.]
March 9. Licence to Capt. John Leveret, to export to Boston, in New England, in the George Bonadventure, John Cramp, master, 120 barrels of powder, 10 tons of shot and lead, and 100 muskets and fowling pieces, upon giving the security required above. [Ibid, p. 76.]
March 14. Order of Committee of the Admiralty. The petition of Wm. Coddington concerning a grant of the two islands therein mentioned, to be heard on 20th March, and Edward Winslow to be present. [Ibid, Vol. CXLVI., p. 134.]
March 15. Similar Order. After several debates of the business depending between Capt. Ingle and Lord Baltimore, touching a Commission granted to Leonard Calvert, brother to the said Lord Baltimore, by the late King at Oxford in 1643, the Attorney General and Dr. Walker are desired to take into consideration the validity and invalidity of the original grant of June 20, 1632, to Cecil Lord Baltimore of a tract of land called Maryland; all parties concerned to attend on 30th inst. [Ibid., p. 135.]
March 15. Order of the Council of State. For a warrant for Wm. Greene, master of the Swallow, to ship for New England, 60 barrels of powder, 5 tons of shot, and 50 arms, upon giving security that they shall not be employed to other use than that of their country or shipping. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. XCII., p. 92]
March 15. The warrant alluded to above. [Ibid., p. 93.]
March 20. Order of Committee of the Admiralty. Upon petition of Wm. Coddington, praying for a grant of two islands, viz., "Aquiednick" [Aquetnet] als Rhode Island, and "Quununagate" Island, Lying in the Narragansetts Bay, which he purchased of the Indians; and Edward Winslow, alleging that he had a right thereto, on behalf of New Plymouth, granted to them by patent from King James; it is directed that the business be resumed on 27th inst., when both parties are to bring evidence and witnesses for proving their title to those islands, with counsel if they think fit. [Ibid., Vol. CXLVI., p. 137.]
March 21. Orders of the Council of State. Referring petition of the Earl of New Albion, relating to the plantation there, to the Committee for Plantations, for their report; and to the Committee of the Admiralty the information brought in by Col. Wanton, concerning a ship bound for Virginia. [Ibid., Vol. XCII., p. 108.]
March 22. Order of Committee of the Admiralty. Upon information concerning the passengers who are to go to Virginia in the Flower de Luce; Solomon Smyth, Marshal of the Admiralty, is directed to make stay of the ship until further orders. [Ibid., Vol. CXLVI., p. 138.]
March 23. Orders of the Council of State. Appointing Mr. Challoner, Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr. Heveningham, and Col. Morley, a committee to examine the offer of Mr. Duppa, concerning some discoveries to be made upon the coast of Africa. And for a warrant to permit 40 barrels of powder, 2 tons of shot, and 2 tons of lead, to be exported to New England in the Speedwell of London, Dickery Caerwithen, master. [Ibid., Vol. XCII., p. 115.]
March 23. The warrant above alluded to. [Ibid., p. 116.]
March 25. Orders of Committee of the Admiralty. Solomon Smyth, Marshal of the Admiralty, is directed to permit the Flower de Luce to fall down to Gravesend, where the mayor and justices are to take the subscriptions to the engagement of all passengers and mariners in her and the Thomas and John, when certified by this Committee, the ships may proceed in their intended voyage. [Ibid., Vol. CXLVI., p. 140.]
March 27. Order of Committee of the Admiralty. Upon petition of Wm. Coddington for a grant of two islands therein mentioned. Edward Winslow having been heard on behalf of New Plymouth, which he alleges has a right to one of the islands, viz., Quununagate, as granted by patent from the King to that colony; it is thought that nothing has been produced by Winslow why the desires of Coddington should not be granted, but in case Winslow has anything further to offer, the business is again to be considered on 3rd April. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CXLVI., p. 142.]