America and West Indies: April 1653

Pages 401-402

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 1653

April 1. Order of the Council of State. For a licence to Sir John Clotworthy to transport to America 500 natural Irishmen. [Ibid., Vol. LXIX., p. 45.]
April 13. Minutes of a Committee for Foreign Affairs. Petition of Capt John Bayes concerning his being put out of his employment of Treasurer of Barbadoes, to be sent to Sir Geo. Ayscue for his opinion. Answer to be returned to petition of Capt. Sumner, desiring the government of one of the Caribbee Islands, that the Council of State has not any at present to dispose of, and as concerning the Governor of Nevis, the subject is already put in a way of examination. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. CLXI., pp. 29, 31.]
April 15. Minute of a Committee for Foreign Affairs. Petition of Sir David Kirke, and the accounts of Walter Sikes concerning Newfoundland, having been taken into consideration, it is thought fit that the whole matter should be referred to the Committee for the account of the Commonwealth, for their speedy examination and report. [Ibid., p. 33.]