Index of Places and Things: B

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'Index of Places and Things: B', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 41, 1734-1735, (London, 1953), pp. 504-509. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/cal-state-papers/colonial/america-west-indies/vol41/pp504-509 [accessed 23 June 2024].

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B

Bahama Islands and Providence Islands.
-, -, Act for the erecting these islands into one parish, appointing a vestry, repairing the church, for. the maintenance of orphan children and registering births, marriages and burials, 500 i (v).
-, -, Act for the Governing of negroes, 500 i (i).
-, -, Act for levying divers sums of money for defraying the public charges of these Islands, to lie by probationary, 20 p. 15.
-, -, Act for levying divers sums of money for the payment of officers' salaries, defraying the expense of holding Assemblies, and other contingent charges of the Government, 500 i (ii).
-, -, Act for Naturalization, 500 i (iii).
-, -, Act to prevent abuses by false weights and measures, 500 i (ix).
-, -, Act to prevent exactions of vendors of fresh meat and retailers of strong liquors, 500 i (viii).
-, -, Act to prevent the stealing salt, planks, timber etc., as also hogs and goats put upon small Keys and islands within this Government to breed, and robbing tortoise crawls, 500 i (vii).
-, -, Act for repairing the highways, and clearing the Streets and lots in the town of Nassau, 500 i (vi).
-, -, Acts of, list of, 500 i.
-, -,-, removed after death of Governor Woodes Roger, 36 p. 33.
-, -,-, transmitted 498, 499, 500 i.
-, -, Assembly of, Acts hidden during interim Government, 233.
-, -,-, character of, 302 p. 198.
-, -,-, journal of, 498, 499.
-, -,-, proceedings of, 302.
-, -,-, prorogued, 302, 499.
-, -,-, unruly character of, 302.
-, -, attacks from Cuba feared, 37.
-, -, Church at, repairs of, 500 iii.
-, -, Council of, journal of, 233.
-, -,-, minutes of, 498, 498 ii, 499.
-, -,-, hidden during interim Government, 233.
-, -,-, President of. See Thompson, Richard.
-, -,-, vacancies in, causes of, 36 p. 32.
-, -, Councillors of. See Thompson, John Sen. ; Thompson, John, Jun. ; Lorey, Thomas ; Smith William ; Scott, James ; Archbold, Robert ; Hale, William ; Rowland, Nicholas ; Spatchers, William, Jun. ; Walker, John ; Walker, Thomas; Newball, Paul; Ingham, Joseph ; Hurst, Acklom ; Jackson, Chaloner.
-, -, defence of, cost of measures recommended, 233 p. 155.
-, -,-, inadequate, 36 p. 32, 37.
-, -,-, new works delayed, 36 p. 33.
-, -,-, two frigates proposed for, 36 p. 33.
-, -, duties in, 500 i (ii).
-, -, Engineer at, conduct of, 36p. 33.
-, -,-, death of, 233 p. 155.
-, -,-, new works to be erected by, complaint concerning, 36 p. 33.
-, -,-, plans and estimates drawn up by, 233 p. 155.
-, -, exports and imports of, 457.
-, -,-, account required, 289, 291.
-, -, fort, ruinous condition of, 36 p. 32, 37.
-, -, Fort Nassau, sketch of, 490 i.
-, -,-, report on repairs for, 490.
-, -, French at, 499.
-, -, garrison at, provisions for, 302 p. 198.
-, -, Government of, under Governor and Council, 20 p. 11, 302.
-, -,-, proprietary, 20 p. 11.
-, -, Governor of. See Fitzwilliam, R. ; Rogers, Woodes.
-, -,-, house of, 498 i.
-, -, Governor and Council of, 36 p. 33.
-, -, Governor, Council and Assembly, ordinance by, 498 i, 500 i (iv).
-, -, Harbour Island, inhabitants of, 500 iv.
-, -, importance of, 210 i, 457.
-, -, importance of increase in population of, 457.
-, -, Independent Company at, sickness among, 302.
-, -, inhabitants of, lawless character of, 36 p. 34, 233.
-, -,-, list of, 498, 499, 500 iv.
-, -,-, sickness among, 301, 302.
-, -,-, white, number of, 233.
-, -,-, withdrawal of, 36 p. 32, 37.
-, -, insurrection of slaves in, 498.
-, -, Islathera (Eleuthera), inhabitants of, 500 iv.
-, -, lands in, purchased by the Crown, refusal of payments on account of, 233.
-, -, Lords Proprietors of, payments to, 233.
-, -, manufactures of, 20 p. 21.
-, -, militia in, 457.
-, -, miserable state of, 301, 302.
-, -, Nassau, 500 i (vi), iii.
-, -,-, pencil sketch of, 490 i.
-, -, negroes, conspiracy of, 301, 302.
-, -,-, duty on imported, 499.
-, -, officers, lack of, 499.
-, -,-, salaries of, 500 iii.
-, -, pirates at, 302 p. 198, 499.
-, -,-, Governor's Commission for trying, 235 i.
-, -, produce of, 457.
-, -, Proprietors and Lessees of, purchase of estates and interests by the Crown, difficulty in settling titles, 210 i.
-, -,-,-, examination of, 210.
-, -, Providence Island, fever at, 482.
-, -,-, fort at, 457.
-, -,-, negro insurrection at, 482.
-, -,-, population of, 457.
-, -, purchase of, from Proprietors, advantages of, 499.
-, -, representation on trade, strength and fortification of, 457.
-, -, Revenue, account of, 499, 500 ii, iii.
-, -,-, failure of salt raking causes decrease in, 233.
-, -, salt, lack of, 302.
-, -, salt raking in, decrease on account of wet season, 233.
-, -,-, interrupted by Spaniards, 311 p. 204.
-, -, settlement of Palatines in, urged, 498, 499.
-, -, ship building at, 20 p. 21.
-, -, shipping, list of, 233.
-, -, sickness at, 498, 499.
-, -, Spanish interference with shipping of, 499.
-, -, trade of, 20 p. 21, 457.
-, -, Treasurer of, Accounts of, 499, 500 ii, iii; and see Stewart, William.
-, -, war with France and Spain apprehended, 36 p. 32, 37, 302.

Baracoa, Spaniards at, 546 i.

BARBADOS: and see Deminico, Sta Lucia and St. Vincent.
-, -, Act to allow interest on such orders as shall be issued in pursuance to the Act, for the recovery of arrears, etc., assent given to, 376 p. 284.
-, -, Act (1649) concerning fees, objection to, 124.
-, -, Act concerning forestallers and ingrossers of provisions (1672), repeal urged, 376 p. 285.
-, -, Act for the further, better and more certain regulating and appointing the fees of the several officers and Courts of this island, disallowance urged, 234.
-, -,-, explanation of, 32 pp. 29, 30.
-, -,-, objection to, 124.
-, -,-, referred, 109.
-, -,-, repeal of, 469.
-, -,-, report upon, 124.
-, -,-, transmitted, 32 p. 28.
-, -, Act to impower certain persons to purchase Pilgrim House and land for the use of the publick, Governor's assent to, 376 p. 284.
-, -, Act for laying an imposition on all sugars, mollasses, rum, cotton and ginger imported into this island, which are not the naturall growth and manufacture of some of H.M. Colonys 1715 etc., repeal urged, 376 p. 285.
-, -, Act for the more effectual recovery of certain arrears etc., 297.
-, -, Act to prevent clandestine marriages, assent given to, 376 p. 284.
-, -, Act to prevent the exportation of horses and asses from this island, (1715) etc., repeal urged, 376 p. 285.
-, -, Act to prevent the inconveniencys upon the inhabitants of this Island by forestallers, ingrossers and regrators, (1676), repeal of urged, 376 p. 285, 392.
-, -, Act for raising money for building and repairing fortifications etc., account of, 257 i (a).
-, -,-, list of, 257 i (a).
-, -, Act for regulating fees etc., transmitted, 146.
-, -, Act for settlement and regulation of militia, 257 p. 177.
-, -, Act settling salaries on Judges and restoring fees to Clerks and Marshals, (1667) repeal of (1709–10), 32 p. 29.
-, -, Act a supplemental act to the Act for laying an imposition (1716) etc. (1717), repeal urged, 376 p. 285.
-, -, Act for supplying the deficiency of the excise and for raising money for other public uses : by laying a duty upon negroes etc., explanation of, 201.
-, -, Act for supporting the honour and dignity of the Government, 112.
-, -,-, suit for recovery of arrears under, 297, 297 i.
-, -, Acts of (6, of 1731, 1732, 1733), referred, 81.
-, -, Acts for raising money for repairing the fortifications and establishing a Militia, list of, 192 i.
-, -, Agents for. See Sharpe, John; Leheup, Peter; Tessier, Charles; Tessier, George Lewis.
-, -,-, consultation with, 257 p. 176.
-, -,-, letter from, 192.
-, -,-, opinion upon Act regulating fees, 234.
-, -, armoury and armourer for, 376 p. 285.
-, -, artillery for, 376 p. 285.
-, -, Assembly of, journal of, 146.
-, -, attack upon, by French, preparations for, 114.
-, -, Attorney General of. See Blenman, Jonathan.
-, -,-, opinion by, 392, 392 i.
-, -,-, suits to recover arrears of taxes, order concerning, 112.
-, -, Carlisle Bay, naval harbour proposed for, 106 p. 70.
-, -, case relating to Act of 1676 concerning forestallers etc., State of and opinion upon, 392, 392 i.
-, -, convoys, 11.
-, -, Council of, 1, 74.
-, -,-, Committee's report on fees and salaries, 32.
-, -,-, Mr. Dunbar as Councillor in Ordinary, 127, 237, 249.
-, -,-, minutes of, 32, 32 i, 146.
-, -,-,-, copies of, 26.
-, -,-, President of. See Dottin.
-, -,-, request for cannon and muskets from, 257 p. 177.
-, -, Council and Assembly Committee for auditing accounts, 191, 257 p. 178.
-, -, Councillors of. See Pilgrim, Joseph; Gallop (Gollop), John; Peers, Henry, Junior.
-, -, Court of Common Pleas, case against Deputy Provost Marshal heard in, 32 p. 30.
-, -, Courts in, officers' fees, 124 p. 77.
-, -, defence of, 257, 376 p. 284.
-, -,-, enquiry into state of, 152.
-, -,-, importance of, 74.
-, -,-, inadequate, 106 p. 68, 314 ii p. 216.
-, -,-, measures for improving, 106 p. 69, 257 p. 178, 376 p. 285.
-, -,-, squadron of men-of-war requested for, 1.
-, -, defenceless condition of, 1, 70, 74.
-, -,-, report upon, 137.
-, -, Deputy Auditor at, 257 p. 178.
-, -,-, difficulty in furnishing accounts, 191.
-, -, Deputy Provost Marshal, case against, 32 p. 30.
-, -, deputy Register in Chancery and Clerk of the Crown, resignation of, 32 p. 30.
-, -, Deputy Secretary of, fees of, 32 p. 30; and see Whitworth.
-, -, drought in, I.
-, -, exports, 4½ per cent duty on, 196 p. 123.
-, -, exports and imports of, 457.
-, -,-, account required, 289, 291, 581 i.
-, -,-, forts and fortifications of, 1, 457.
-, -,-, condition of, 257 p. 177, 376 p. 284.
-, -,-,-, enquiry into, 152.
-, -,-, magazines for, 257 p. 177.
-, -,-, money for repair of, 152.
-, -,-,-, account required, 169.
-, -,-, repair of, 137, 297, 376 p. 284.
-, -, General Assembly, petition of, dismissed, 112.
-, -, Government of, under the Crown, 20 p. 11.
-, -, Governors of. See Worsley, Henry; Howe, Lord; Atkins, Sir Jonathan.
-, -,-, commissions for, 392.
-, -,-,-, to include other Islands, 457.
-, -,-, enquiry concerning Sta Cruz, 308 p. 202.
-, -,-, instructions for, 520, 521.
-, -,-, powers of, under Act regulating fees, 124.
-, -, Governor and Council of, representation from, 522.
-, -, Grand Jury, address from, 2, 2 ii.
-, -, group of islands governed from (Sta Lucia, Dominico, St. Vincent, Tobago, and Caribbean Islands), 457.
-, -, Hole Division, inventory of guns and ammunition at, 1 vii.
-, -, importance of, 74.
-, -, inhabitants of, account of, 146 i.
-, -,-, decrease in, 257 p. 179, 376 p. 284.
-, -,-, desertion to other colonies, cause of, 376 p. 285.
-, -,-, number of, 1.
-, -,-,-, fit to bear arms, 357 p. 176.
-, -,-, remove to South Carolina, 376 p. 286.
-, -, invasion from Martinique apprehended, 74.
-, -, and Leeward Islands, representation on state of, 106, 106 i, 107.
-, -,-,-, remarks upon, 108.
-, -, merchants trading with, representation from, 106, 106 i, 107, 114.
-, -,-,-, remarks upon, 108.
-, -, militia in, 137, 457.
-, -,-, encouragement of, 376 p. 285.
-, -,-, enquiry concerning, 152.
-, -,-, lack of officers and equipment for, 1.
-, -,-, weakness of, 74.
-, -, Militia Act, payment for small arms under, 257 p. 177.
-, -, naval squadron for, 74, 106 pp. 69, 70.
-, -,-, remarks upon, 108.
-, -, negro trade with Africa, 457.
-, -, negroes, imports of, account of, 376 p. 287, 375 ii.
-, -, new settlers for, encouragement of, 192.
-, -, offices and Officers in, fees of, accounts required, 520, 521, 540.
-, -,-, complaint concerning, 32 p. 30.
-, -,-, report upon, 32.
-, -, ordnance and small arms for, 376 p. 285.
-, -, patent officers in, 32 p. 30.
-, -,-, opinion upon Act regulating fees, 234.
-, -,-, power to appoint, 124 p. 78.
-, -,-, restoration to office by repeal of Act regulating fees, 469.
-, -, Pilgrim, report upon stores of train of artillery at, 1 vi.
-, -, Pilgrim House, a residence for Governor, 376 p. 284.
-, -, planters and merchants, consultation with, 376 pp. 285, 286.
-, -, population of, 457.
-, -,-, white, decrease of, 137, 152.
-, -, poverty of, 1.
-, -, powder duty in, 257 p. 177.
-, -, H.M. Prerogative in, infringement of, 124 pp. 78, 79.
-, -, produce of, 20 p. 22, 457.
-, -, Read's Bay Division, inventory of guns and ammunition in forts at, 1 iv.
-, -, reply to queries on conditions in, 376.
-, -, representation upon state of, abstract of, 458.
-, -, representation upon trade, strength and fortifications of, 457.
-, -, revenue of, arrears, 297, 297 i.
-, -, St. Anne's Castle, magazine at, report of Committee upon, 1 iii.
-, -, Sta. Lucia, St. Vincent and Dominico, part of the Government of, 602.
-, -, St. Michael, arrears due from, 297 i.
-, -, St. Michael's and Oistins Division, guns and ammunition for, 1.
-, -,-,-, inventory of, 1 ii.
-, -, settlers in, encouragement of, 152.
-, -,-, remove to Danish and Dutch islands, 314 ii p. 236.
-, -, H.M. Ships at, proposal to increase, 11, 13.
-, -, Speights, arrears due from, 297 i.
-, -, Speight's Bay Division, inventory of guns and ammunition at, 1 v.
-, -, a State of, to be laid before the Privy Council, 608.
-, -, stores of war for, 70, 74, 106 p. 70, 152, 170.
-, -,-, memorandum of estimate of, 299.
-, -,-, order for, 522.
-, -,-, representation upon, 257.
-, -,-, request for, 1.
-, -,-, swords and firelocks with bayonets requested, 257 p. 177.
-, -,-, Sugar plantations of, exhausted state of land for, 457.
-, -, sugar trade, 457.
-, -,-, encouragement of urged, 192.
-, -,-, handicapped by French, 196 p. 123.
-, -, Surveyor General of. See Dunbar, Charles.
-, -, trade of, 20 p. 22, 457.
-, -,-, low prices in, 70, 376 p. 285.
-, -,-, measures to encourage, 106, 376 p. 286.
-, -,-, with American Colonies, 376 p. 286.
-, -,-, with Ireland, 376 p. 286.
-, -,-, with Northern Colonies, 376 p. 286.
-, -,-, with Spain, 376 p. 286.
-, -, Treasurer of, Accounts of transmitted, 297, 297 ii.
-, -, war with France feared, 70, 74.
-, -, white servants for, in proportion to negroes, importance of, 257 p. 179.
-, -, Windward Division, inventory of guns and ammunition at, 1 i.
-, -, wines, duty on, smallness of, 201.
-, -,-, imports of, account of, 376 p. 287, 376 ii.

Beef Island, mules from, 376 p. 287.

Bermuda, Act granting additional salary to Lt. Governor in lieu of whale licences, 187.
-, -, Act to prevent vexatious suits and for limiting the time of returning executions issued on judgments obtained at the Court of Common Pleas etc., referred, 577.
-, -,-, transmitted, 577, 579.
-, -, Act for raising a sum of money for payment of the publick debts of these Islands, referred, 577.
-, -,-, transmitted, 577, 579.
-, -, Act for the renewing the Act entitled an Act to prevent any person or persons whatsoever in these Islands from making or keeping any nett or netts etc., referred, 577.
-, -,-, transmitted, 577, 579.
-, -, Act to supply the deficiency of the several funds in these islands, for finishing the fortifications, and for defraying the other charges of this Government, disallowance recommended, 20 p. 15.
-, -, Acts of, referred, 23.
-, -,-, transmitted, 577.
-, -, Assembly of, proceedings of transmitted, 187, 188.
-, -, Assistant Judges of. See Darrell, John; Bascombe, Nath.
-, -, Castle Harbour, fortifications at, 340.
-, -, Chief Justice of, See Oater bridge, William.
-, -, Chief Justice and Assistant Judges of, representation from, on case of Walker, 274 ii.
-, -, Civil and military establishment of, 579 i (17).
-, -, Council of, Mr. Dunbar appointed as Councillor in ordinary, 127, 237, 249.
-, -,-, vacancies in, 334.
-, -, Councillors of. See Darrell, John; Hunt, Richard; Spofferth, Samuel.
-, -, H.M. Customs, Collector of, 577 i (4), 579 i (4).
-, -, defence of, 340.
-, -, Engineer for, 340.
-, -, exports and imports, 457.
-, -,-, account required, 289, 291.
-, -, forts and fortifications of, 457, 579 i (ii).
-, -,-, condition of, 340.
-, -, Government under the Crown, 20 p. 11.
-, -, Government, expenses of, 579 i (16).
-, -, imports of, from Great Britain, 579 i (2).
-, -, Independent Company at, 340, 457.
-, -,-, additional, asked for, 340.
-, -, inhabitants of, 577 i (8), (9), 579 i (8), (9).
-, -, King's Castle, guns, 579 i (11).
-, -, lands in, 579 i (15).
-, -, Lieutenant Governor of. See Pitt, John.
-, -, man-of-war requested for, 340.
-, -, manufactures of, 20 p. 21.
-, -, militia in, 340, 579 i (10).
-, -, Paget's Fort, 579 i (11).
-, -, Pembroke Fort, 579 i (11).
-, -, platt, 457.
-, -,-, decline in trade in, 340.
-, -, population of, 457.
-, -, produce of, 457, 579 i (5), (7).
-, -, representation on trade, strength and fortification of, 457.
-, -, revenue of, 579 i (14).
-, -, St. George's Harbour, fortification of, 340.
-, -, St. George's Island, 579 i (11).
-, -, Sandys Fort, 579 i (11).
-, -, ship building and shipping of, 20 p. 21, 340, 457, 579 i.
-, -, Smith's Fort, 579 i (11).
-, -, Southampton Fort, 579 i (11).
-, -, stores of war for, 340, 579 i (11).
-, -, Surveyor General of. See Dunbar, Charles.
-, -, trade of, 20 p. 21, 457.
-, -,-, in competition with New York, 222 i.
-, -,-, with Curacoa and St. Eustatia, 579 i (3).
-, -,-, with Northern Colonies, 579 i.
-, -, Treasurer, Accounts of, 579, 579 ii.
-, -, Tucker's Fort, 579 i (11).
-, -, whale fishery, 579 i (5).
-, -,-, decline of, 187.
-, -,-, Lieut. Governor's salary affected by, 187, 188, 189.
-, -,-, licences, additional salary for Lieut. Governor in lieu of, 187.

Bonaventure sloop, of Beverly, N.H., 230 iv, ix.

Bonavista. See under Newfoundland.

Boston, Advocate General of. See Shirley.
-, -, Colonel Dunbar's Commission as Surveyor General registered at, 223 p. 144.
-, -, fortifications of, 232.
-, -, naval officer at, a son-in-law of Governor Belcher, case of, 401; and see Pemberton, Benjamin.

Boston Gazette, copy of, 230 vi, vii, 408 i.

Brasils, the, ? Brazil, petitions for grants of land in, 608.

Breda, Treaty of, 308 p. 201, 323.
-, -,-, position of Sta. Cruz under, 537.
-, -,-, question of Sta. Cruz under, 396.

Bristol, 24.
-, -, merchants of, petition from, 367 i.
-, -,-, trading with South Carolina, petition from, 17, 34, 181, 250, 353.
-, -,-,-, representation from, 276.
-, -,-, trading with Jamaica, letter from, 397 i.
-, -,-,-, petition from, 560.

Byona, fishing ships from, 31.