Note on the Index

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 45, 1739. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1994.

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Note on the Index


The following abbreviations have been used in this index:

BWI: British West Indies
commnr: commissioner
Cllr: Councillor ie member of a colony's council
Conn: Connecticut
Del: Delaware
Fla: Florida
g in NC: grantee of land in North Carolina
g in SC: grantee of land in South Carolina
Ga: Georgia
Ga Soc: Georgia Society
LI: Leeward Islands
m: signatory of petition, delivered to the King on 9 November 1739, praying for part of the value of Spanish prizes to be given to sufferers by Spanish depredations. Signatories are described collectively as 'merchants, planters and others trading to and interested in the British plantations in America'
Md: Maryland
Mass: Massachusetts
NC: North Carolina
N'foundland: Newfoundland
NH: New Hampshire
NJ: New Jersey
N Scotia: Nova Scotia
NY: New York
Pa: Pennsylvania
PC: Privy Councillor
RI: Rhode Island
RN: Royal Navy
SC: South Carolina
Va: Virginia
WI: West Indies

Colonies and the British Government

The institutions and officials chiefly concerned with the administration of the colonies appear in the index in the following forms:

Fane, Francis, legal adviser to Commissioners for Trade and Plantations

Hill, Thomas, secretary of Commissioners for Trade and Plantations

Pelham Holles, Thomas, Duke of Newcastle, Secretary of State

Privy Council

Privy Council, Committee of, for Plantation Affairs

Trade and Plantations, Commissioners for

Relevant matter under each of these heads has been arranged colony by colony.