Addenda: June 1701

Pages 730-731

Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 19, 1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1910.

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June 1701

June 3. 1157. Minutes of Council in Assembly of Barbados. Petitions of Mrs. Sarah Codrington, Mrs. Hester Haggard, John Chace, junr., Wm. Lyte and John Chase senr., relating to the placing out the country's servants, were recommended to the Assembly for their consideration.
Capt. John Tucky paid 40l. 13s. 9d. for 186 foot of cedar timber delivered for the use of the Leeward fortifications.
Petition of Edward Arnell, Vintner, for 223l. 13s. 9d. for the charge of the late Court of Grand Sessions, recommended to the Assembly.
The Assembly attending, H.E. delivered to them the letters of Mr. Vernon and Governor Codrington referred to May 27.
June 4. H.M. Commission and Instructions to Capt. Warren read. Ordered that the Attorney and Solicitor General report whether H.E. ought to give an order for the pirates to be delivered up to Commodore Littleton by virtue thereof, and having regard to H.M. Commission sent hither for trying of pirates.
The Assembly, by an Address to H.E., resolved that it was not reasonable, upon the letters of Mr. Vernon and Governor Codrington, to part with the man-of-war attending this Island, nor any of our men. The Council was unanimously of the same opinion. [C.O. 31, 6. pp. 7–9.]
June 24. 1158. Minutes of Council in Assembly of Barbados. The Board desired H.E. to recommend to the Assembly the presentments of the Grand Inquest, to prepare Laws accordingly, and that he forward them home by the first opportunity. Addresses of the Grand Inquest of Barbados to the King and H.E., in praise of the latter. [See Nos. 786, 789.]
Opinion of the Attorney and Solicitor General was read that Capt. Warren's Commission was superceded by the General Commission for the trial of Pirates here, which bears date almost two years later. Signed, E. Chilton, Richd. Turner. [C.O. 31, 6. pp. 9–12.]