America and West Indies: October 1653

Pages 409-410

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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October 1653

Oct. 5. Similar Order. For warrants for letters of marque to Wm. Crabb and Company, owners of the Rainbow, bound to Lisbon, Galloway, and the Caribbee Islands; to Thos. Blinkinsop, owner of the Adventure, bound to Barbadoes and Virginia; and to John London, owner of the Tobias, bound to Virginia, Barbadoes, and Malaga. [Ibid., pp. 47, 48.]
Oct. 11. Similar Order. Alderman Tichborne to be desired to present to Parliament, draft of an Act concerning the transporting of poor Irish children to England and the Western plantations. [Ibid., p. 79.]
Oct. 13. Similar Order. For a warrant for letters of marque for the Thomas and John, bound to the West Indies. [Ibid., p. 91.]
Oct. 15. Similar Order. Upon petition of Rowland Wilson, Maurice Thompson, John Wood, and the rest of the Guinea Company, setting forth the injuries committed by the Swedes upon the coast of Guinea, their encroachments upon the English factories there, and expelling English factors from places bought for the use of the Company; recommending it and the papers annexed, to the Lord Ambassador Whitelocke, who upon his arrival in Sweden, is to represent the case to the Queen, and insist upon justice being speedily done to the petitioners. [Ibid., p. 115.]
Oct. 18. Order of the Council of State. For a warrant to permit Capt. Edw. Thomson to export to Barbadoes, in the Ruth, of London, 200 dozen of shoes, and six dozen of boots, upon paying the duties. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. XCIX., p. 122.]
Oct. 18.
The warrant above mentioned. [Ibid., p. 127.]
Oct. 19.
13. Governor Dan. Searle to the Council of State. The island still enjoys peace and quiet. Has of late had several meetings with the Assembly; they desire a law to be made for the Assembly to continue for one year, and a new election to take place about every August; also that an Act of Parliament disabling delinquents from bearing office or having any voice in elections may not be put in force in Barbadoes. Reasons why the Act has not hitherto been strictly adhered to; as opportunities have presented, the more violent have been dismissed from public trust, and the most moderate chiefly made use of. Endorsed, "Opened 31 Dec. 1653."
Oct. 21. Order of the Council of State. For a warrant to permit Benj. Goslyn, master of the Lioness, to export to Barbadoes 600 dozen of shoes for the use of the people there, upon the usual terms. [INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. XCIX., p. 140.]
Oct. 21.
The warrant above mentioned. [Ibid., p. 143.]
Oct. 22. Order of the Council of State. For a warrant for letters of marque for the Mary and the Fortune, bound to the Caribbee Islands. [Ibid., p. 150.]
Oct. 28. Similar Order. For a licence for the Goodfellow, of Boston, New England, Geo. Dell, master, and the Providence, of London, Thos. Swanley, master, to proceed on their voyage to New England and Virginia, upon the conditions formerly granted. [See 6 Sept., p. 407. Ibid., p. 182.]
Oct. 28. Whitehall. The licence above mentioned. [Ibid., p. 185.]