Addenda: June 1686

Pages 653-654

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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June 1686

June 1. 2,130. Minutes of Council of New England. A libellous paper of some late deputies and signed by Mr. Rawson, read. Ordered that Rawson be examined concerning this paper. An address to the King resolved on; Mr. Mason to present it. The Treasurer to pay for Mr. Mason's passage and entertainment.
June 2. Order for the continuance of the duty of one penny in the pound on goods imported from England. The necessity for an Assembly discussed. Order for continuance of the duties of excise and import, and for collection of the powder duty. Order fixing the table of legal fees. Order for the President to have an honourable maintenance when the revenue be ascertained. Order for the proclamation continuing import and excise duties to be published, that the land at Pojebscot be made over to Richard Wharton, that sugar imported from the West Indies and at once re-exported be allowed an abatement of duty. Instructions to Robert Mason, including one to point out the need of an Assembly.
June 3. Peter Bulkeley appointed Provost Marshal. Order for a present of £100 to be made to the President of the first revenue raised. Captain Edward Tvng to be commander of Fort Loyal. [Col. Entry Bk., Vol. LXIV., pp. 16–26.]
June 8. 2,131. Minutes of Council of New England. Order settling the fees of clerks of County Courts in New Hampshire. The former allowance to be continued to Captain Edward Tyng for the present. Col. Entry Bk., Vol. LXIV., p. 26.]
June 10. 2,132. Minutes of Council of New England. Orders confirming the former boundaries of townships, former contracts with ministers or schoolmasters, and for the defraying of public towncharges.
June 11. Order for a Committee to decide the lot of lands of the town of Worcester. The President took the oath to observe the Acts of Trade and Navigation. Committees appointed to enquire and report to Whitehall the best methods of trade. Their instructions. Order to Edward Rawson to deliver the books and records of his office to Edward Randolph. [Col. Entry Bk., Vol. LXIV., pp. 27–33.]
June 14. 2,133. Minutes of Council of New England. The prisonkeeper reporting that George, an Indian, had not been transported as ordered, was ordered to sell the said George for not more than seven years. Elisha Hutchinson refused a commission as captain of a foot company in Boston.
June 15. Order appointing sundry minor officials, and for the records of Narragansett to be brought to Boston. [Col. Entry Bk., Vol. LXIV., pp. 33, 34.]
Oct. 2. 2,134. Journal of Council and Assembly of Nevis. Petition of James Biss for two barrels of powder rejected. Twenty pounds of sugar per cent. added to the pay of the guarders. The Assembly was dissolved. [Col. Entry Bk., Vol. XLVIII., pp. 123, 124.]
June 17. 2,135. Minutes of Council of New England. Further orders as to the settlement at Worcester. Orders on sundry minor affairs.
June 18. Order as to ships in the Isle of Sholes, and as to selling liquor to Indians. [Col. Entry Bk., Vol. LXIV., pp. 34–37.]