America and West Indies
Miscellaneous, 1684


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'America and West Indies: Miscellaneous, 1684', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 11: 1681-1685 (1898), pp. 757-758. URL: Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Miscellaneous, 1684

[1684 ?]2035. Petition of George Talbot to Lord Howard of Effingham. Having by an unfortunate accident wounded Mr. Rousby and been the cause of his death I was justly made prisoner, but illegally carried from Maryland to Virginia though twice claimed by the authorities in Maryland. I beg, therefore, that I may not be tried outside Maryland, where the honesty and innocence of my life and my friendly relations with the deceased are well known, and where I have witnesses that can prove the provocation to which I was subjected, which witnesses will not be persuaded to give evidence in any place remote from their habitations. Copy. 1½ pp. [Col. Papers, Vol. LIV., No. 139.]
[1684.]2036. Copy of a clause about the trial of offences committed by officers of the King's ships. 1 p. A part of it crossed out. Endorsed. Recd. from Mr. Pepys. [Col. Papers, Vol. LIV., No. 140.]
[1684.]2037. Proposals of Captain Jeaffreson. That at least one hundred malefactors should be sent to the West Indies to work as pioneers at the fortifications, and be allowed to work for the planters for three months in the year, for the reward of their board and lodging. The King to be at no further expense for them after their landing, and the malefactors themselves to be quartered in huts, and overlooked by the soliders. 1 p. Endorsed, "Nothing done." [Col. Papers, Vol. LIV., No. 141.]
[1684 ?]2038. "Some of the by-laws made by the Governor and Company of the City of London for the Plantation of the Summer Islands, humbly offered to the consideration of Parliament."Printed. 4 pp. [Col. Papers, Vol. LIV., No. 142.]
1684.2039. The answer of Roger Elletson to the charges of endeavouring to disturb the Government and the peace in Jamaica. A rambling statement of vague excuse. 1 p. Undated. [Col. Papers, Vol. LIV., No. 143.]