Journal, August 1711
Journal Book O

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E. G. Atkinson (editor)

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1925

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296-297

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'Journal, August 1711: Journal Book O', Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 2: February 1709 - March 1715 (1925), pp. 296-297. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81240 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Journal, August 1711

August 1. Present:—Earl of Winchilsea, Sir Philip Meadows, Sir Charles Turner, Mr. Moore, Mr. Gwyn.

St. Christopher's.

Reasons for keeping the same on a general peace.

Reasons for insisting on the keeping the whole island of St. Christopher's on a general peace, transmitted to their lordships with a letter from Mr. Bolt, dated at Boston the 14th April, 1711, mentioned in the minutes of the 18th June last, was read.

Bermuda.

Letter from the Governor.

Papers referrd to therein.

A letter from Colonel Bennet, Lieutenant Governor of Bermuda, dated the 22nd June, 1711, was read, and the papers therein referrd to were laid before the Board, and are as follows, vizt.:
Papers referrd to therein.

Affidavit of Captain Roach relating to the preparations that were making at Martinico to attack the Leeward Islands.
Certificate of the clearing of the sloop Ann of Bermuda for Anguilla, dated the 25th June, 1711.

Barbadoes.

Letter from the President.

A letter from Mr. Lillington, President of the Council of Barbadoes, dated the 13th June, 1711, was read, and the papers referrd to therein were laid before the Board, and are as follows, vizt.:
Papers referrd to therein.

Proceedings of Mr. Lillington, junior, and Mr. Sissons, with Mr. Phelypeaux, for settling a cartel for the exchange of prisoners between Martinico and Barbadoes.
Copies of several letters to the President of Barbadoes, relating to the apprehensions the Leeward Islands are in of being attacked by the enemy.

Extract thereof sent Lord Dartmouth.

Whereupon ordered that an extract of the said letter, relating to the preparations that were making at Martinico to attack Antego [fo. 426] as also a copy of the aforemention'd proceedings about the settlement of a cartel for the exchange of prisoners, be sent to the Earl of Dartmouth.

Miscellanies.

Incidents.

The account of incident charges of this office, from Christmas, 1710, to Midsummer following, were laid before the Board, and are as follows, vizt.:

l. s. d.
The secretary's account of petty expences, from Christmas, 1710, to Midsummer following, amounting to 15 7 5
The stationer's account for the same time 53 16 8
The post officer's account for the same time 79 1 1
Mr. Clark's account for wood and coals 34 8 9
£182 13 11

Letter to Lord Treasurer.

And a letter to the Lord High Treasurer, to desire the payment thereof, as also of the salaries due to this office, was signed.

August 3. Present:—Earl of Winchilsea, Sir Philip Meadows, Mr. Moore, Mr. Gwyn.

Barbadoes.

Letter to Lord Dartmouth with extract of one from the President aboutMartinico, a cartel, &c.

A letter to the Lord Dartmouth, directed at the last meeting, inclosing extracts of a letter from Mr. Lillington, President of the Council of Barbadoes, together with copies of other papers [fo. 424] relating to the settling of a cartel with the Governor of Martinico for the exchange of prisoners, and to the preparations the French are making to invade Antego, was signed.

Maryland.

Letter from the President.

A letter from the President and the Council of Maryland, dated the 4th of November, 1710, was read, and the papers therein referr'd to were laid before the Board, and are as follows, vizt.:
Papers referr'd to.
Number of white men, women and children, and of negroes, young and old.
Minutes of the committee appointed to inspect, state, and examine the publick accounts.
Minutes of Council in Assembly of Maryland, from 24th October, 1710, to the 4th of November following.
Minutes of the Assembly of Maryland, from the 24th October, 1710, to the 4th of November following.
Acts pass'd at a General Assembly held in Maryland in November, 1710.