America and West Indies
Miscellaneous, 1715

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1928

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'America and West Indies: Miscellaneous, 1715', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 28: 1714-1715 (1928), pp. 360-361. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=73974 Date accessed: 16 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Miscellaneous, 1715

[? 1715.]717. Merchants of Maryland to Mr. Secretary Stanhope. The administration of Governor Hart hath been to the generall satisfaction of the inhabitants and merchants; etc. We pray you will move H.M. in his favour. Signed, Micajah Perry and 14 others. 1 p. [C.O. 5, 720. No. 23.]
[1715 ?]718. The French King has found a way to seperate the following places from Nova Scotia, pretending they do not belong to it, tho they are as much a part of Nova Scotia, as Cornhill is of England. Cleues que, K. Kosaryes, R. grande, P. Danuel, in Nova Scotia, by the river Canada, which is the only part of Nova Scotia where any fish is to be caught, this he has granted a patent for, as also for the Isle of Sable.
Without date or signature. In the handwriting of Capt. Taverner. Fragment. [C.O. 217, 31. No. 13.]
[1715.]719. Address of the General Assembly of South Carolina to the King. Refer to previous petition for assistance "in this cruel and bloody war which our Indians have now brought upon us" being surrounded by numerous Indian Nations, etc. In this our distress we have made application to the Colonies on the main, but all the succours we can promise ourselves upon our own interest or are able to maintain at our own expence are by much too little to subdue soe many powerful Nations. Therefore we humbly supplicate your Majestie to issue forth your Royal Command to your Governments on the Continent more particularly to Virginia to give us such a timely assistance of men and arms as they are capable of affording, and may be cautioned not to supply the Indians with any ammunition or warlike stores but immediately declare warr against those savage Indian Nations that have soe cruelly and treacherously murdered your Majesties subjects," etc. Signed, Charles Craven. Governr., Wm. Rhett, Speaker. 1 p. [C.O. 5, 382. No. 16.]
[1715.]720. Petition of Lords Proprietors of Carolina to the King. Eight or ten thousand Indians, without cause or declaration of war, have invaded South Carolina, barbarously tortured and killed the traders amongst them (v. May 8th), destroyed over 200 houses, and compelled the inhabitants to seek refuge in Charlestown, etc. There are not more than 1,500 white men capable of bearing arms, and as they have not sufficient arms and ammunition for their negroes, this Province will infallibly be lost, unless prompt aid is immediately sent. Petitioners have ordered all their effects in the country to be appropriated to the use of the public. They most humbly pray your Majesty to order as many men, arms and munitions to be despatched at once to the succour of this afflicted Province as to your Majesty's great wisdom shall seem fit. French. 1¼ pp. [C.O. 5, 382. No.15.]
[? 1715.]721. Draft of H.M. Warrant conferring full powers to treat upon Martin Bladen, Comptroller of the Mint, Commissioner for Trade and Plantations, M.P., P.C., Deputy and Commissary for the execution of the commercial part of the Treaty of Utrecht. 3 pp. [C.O. 5, 4. No. 12.]
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722. Naval Officer's accounts of Exports and Imports, New York, Midsummer, 1715,—Lady Day, 1722. [C.O. 5, 1222.pp. 19–278.]
[1715.]723. Naval Office Accounts of wine imported from Madera and exported from Virginia, 25th March 1715—1718. [C.O. 5, 1442.]
1715–1737.724. List of ships entered and cleared at Bermuda, 1715–1737.[C.O. 41, 6.]