America and West Indies
Addenda 1638


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'America and West Indies: Addenda 1638', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 9: 1675-1676 and Addenda 1574-1674 (1893), pp. 82. URL: Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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Addenda 1638

Feb. 23.
183. Petition of Alexander Harris, deputy saltpetre-man for London, to the Commissioners for Saltpetre. Prays that his deputation may be for 21 years; and whereas his factors of Barbadoes and Virginia advise that saltpetre may be raised in those places inhabited by the English, prays the Lords to make him their sole deputy in those colonies. [Dom. Chas. I., Vol. 382, No. 77.]
March 23.184. Appointment of Capt. Richard Morison to be Captain of the Castle at Point Comfort in Virginia, void by the death of Capt. Hooke. [Dom. Chas. I. Docquet.]
March 29.
185. Grant to Richard Morison of the office of Captain or Keeper of the Castle of Point Comfort in his Majesty's Dominion of Virginia, vacant by the death of Capt. Francis Hooke, late Governor there, during pleasure, with the same privileges and emoluments as were granted to said Francis Hooke. Latin. [Patent Roll, 14 Car. I., Pt. 38, No. 5.]