Addenda: October 1683

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 12 1685-1688 and Addenda 1653-1687. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1899.

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October 1683

Oct. 15/25. 2,080. A translation of a petition of Benjamin Gillam, telling the story of his expulsion from Hudson's Bay, and his harsh treatment by the French there, and seeking redress against the French, who attacked him and burnt his house as pirates. Copy of a minute by Governor de la Barre, dated October 25, 1685, ordering his ship to be restored, on condition that he sails away to Boston at once. Copies. French. 5½ pp. Endorsed. [Col. Papers, Vol. LXIV., No. 115.]