America and West Indies: July 1627

Pages 85-86

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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July 1627

July 2. Grant to James Earl of Carlisle, entitled "the first grant of" the following islands called "the Caribbees," viz., St. Christopher's, Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Barbadoes, Mittalanea, Dominico, Marigalante, Deseada, Todosantes, Guadaloupe, Antigua, Montserrat, Redendo, Barbuda, Nevis, Statia [St. Eustache?], St. Bartholomew, St. Martin, Anguilla, Sembrera, Enegada, and other islands, before found out to his great cost, and brought to be a large and copious colony of English, to be hereafter named "the Carlisle or the islands of Carlisle province," reserving a yearly rent of 100l., and a white horse when the King, his heirs and successors, shall come into those parts. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. V., pp. 1–12]
July 2. 30. Abstract of the above grant.
July 2. 31. Copy of the preceding. Endorsed by Sir Jos. Williamson.
July 2. Minute of the preceding. [Colonial Corresp., 1607, Jan. 9.]
July 2. Commission to Jas. Earl of Carlisle to be Governor of the Carribee Islands, to him and his heirs, "under the annual pension of 100l." [Minute. Colonial Corresp., 1607, Jan. 9.]