p. 1810 C
OBSERVATION OF SECRETARY, BOARD OF TRADE,
& W. INDIES,
1697-1698, p. 207.
William Popple to John Pulteney. I am to thank you for the
report of the Board of Ordnance (see No. 418) as to Newfoundland, and am
to acquaint you (for the prevention of mistakes) that there are no planters
nor any manner of Government in that Island as there are in other Plantations,
the trade thither being only by fishing-ships, and a few poor fishermen
on the shore who cannot contribute anything towards the things now proposed
for defence of the place. (Board of Trade. Newfoundland, 25. p. 216.)
No. 754. C
1699. IMPERIAL ACT 10 & 11 WILLIAM III, CAP. 25.
ACT TO ENCOURAGE THE
Vide Vol. I, p. 250.