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Whitehall.
April 8.
1651.

April 18,
1651.

[April 8.
1651.]


p. 1738                                         C



No. 714.

RECALL OF SIR DAVID KIRKE.



CALENDAR OF STATE PAPERS 1574-1660.

        The Council of State to Capt. Thos. Thoroughgood, commander of the Crescent. It having been resolved that Sir David Kirke, now in Newfoundland, shall appear at the Council, they desire him to receive Sir David on board his ship, and bring him to England. (Ibid., Vol. CXVII., p. 114.)
        Warrant for a Commission to John Littlebury, John Treworgie, Walter Sikes, Nicholas Redwood, Thos. Griggs, Miles (? Wm.) Pyle, Alexander Clotworthy, and William Hendry, to examine upon certain interrogatories, witnesses on the part of the Commonwealth and of the Adventurers to Newfoundland, and to receive informations concerning any miscarriages committed by Sir David Kirke since the time of his living there. (Ibid., Vol. XCIII., p. 243.)  Annexed,

 

      1. The Interrogatories above mentioned. Benefits made by adventurers' goods carried over by Sir David Kirke. Money received of planters for fishing boats, licensing taverns, granting leases for land, and selling wines. Sale of beaver and other skins. Profits by fishing and buying and selling. (Ibid., pp. 243, 244.)




No. 715.                                         C

APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSION

TO ADMINISTER AFFAIRS IN NEWFOUNDLAND.



CALANDAR OF STATE PAPERS, 1574-1660.

        Warrant to John Littlebury, John Treworgie, Walter Sikes, Capt. Thos. Thoroughgood, commander of the Crescent, Capt. Thos. Jones, commander of the Ann and Joyce, and Capt. Wm. Haddock, commander of the America, or any two of them, to take into their possession, for the use of the Adventurers to Newfoundland, Sir David Kirke having been ordered to repair to England, all ordance, ammunition, houses, boats, and other appurtenances belonging to the fishing trade in Ferryland, or any other part of Newfoundland, and to collect the impositions upon fish paid by strangers, until Parliament declare their further pleasure. (INTERREGNUM, Entry Bk., Vol. XCIII., p. 244.)

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