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Secretary of State and Board of Trade correspondence, reports and despatches, 1749-1754

Secretary of State and Board of Trade [electronic resource] : correspondence, reports and despatches, 1749-1754, 1748-1754.
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2015.
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Volume reference no.: CO 5/6 Part 1.
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Correspondence, reports and despatches, 1749-1754
Colonial America. Module l. Early settlement, expansion and rivalries.
English; French
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Colonial America (Marlborough, England)
Colonial America. Module 1
Copy of letter from Edward Trelawny, Governor of Jamaica, to the Board of Trade, 4 December 1749
Copy of register entry by Richard Mumford, 19 August 1749
Copy of Richard Mumford's custom clearance from Rhode Island to Jamaica with account of names, ages and descriptions of men in his crew. Mumford was master of the sloop "Enterprise". 19 August 1749
Cover letter from the Board of Trade and their draft plan for the mutual and common defence of His Majesty's colonies in North America, to prevent or remove any encroachment by foreign powers, sent to Sir Thomas Robinson, 9 August 1754, with two copies of the report of the Board of Trade and an additional copy of the draft plan
Estimates and costs of military forces in the plantations, Minorca and Gibraltar, 1748-1749
Examinations of Edward Manning and Richard Mumford before the Assembly of Jamaica with regard to trade carried on between English northern colonies and French sugar islands. 10 November 1749
Extract from the address and representation of the Governor's Council and Assembly of Jamaica on the clandestine trade carried on between English northern colonies and the French sugar islands. 21 November 1749
Extract of a letter from John Pownall to Mr John Dick, 3 July 1752
Letter dated 28 August 1753 and circular letter to the governors of the American colonies referring to Indians not in alliance with the King intending to commit hostilities on parts of the dominions in America. From William Holderness, August 1753
Letter dated Whitehall, 29 October 1754, from Lord Halifax to Sir Thomas Robinson concerning the proceedings of the commissioners of the colonies of New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland and Pennsylvania, in order to renew and confirm the earlier treaties between the British nation and the Six Nations of Indians
Letter from the Board of Trade to the Duke of Bedford enclosing letters and papers relating to contraband trade between the English northern colonies and the French sugar islands in the West Indies, 4 May 1750
Letter from the Board of Trade to Sir Thomas Robinson confirming receipt of his letter and stating that they would like to draw up a plan for the English colonies to act in concert for their mutual defence
Letter from John Pownall to Richard Neville Aldworth at Whitehall concerning the English northern colonies and the intended expedition against Canada, 6 July 1749
Letter from Lord Halifax dated 17 July 1750 about preparing papers in response to instructions set out in previous communication, with enclosed draft of 18 July 1750 with instructions for William Shirley and William Holderness, appointed as commissioners to settle the points in dispute between the two crowns in America (England and France) and to better regulate the affairs of His Majesty's American dominions
Letter in French from L. Cholet in St Domingue to Mr Nichols in Rhode Island, 7 November 1749
Letter of instructions from the King for Major General Edward Braddock, 25 November 1754
Letter to the Duke of Bedford from the Board of Trade concerning their examination into the right and title of His Majesty to the Province of Acadia (Nova Scotia) and the four islands of St Lucia, St Vincent, Dominica and Tobago
Lords of Trade report on the petition of London merchants with their proposals for the opening of new trade and making settlements on the coast of Labrador; with cover letter. 23 July 1752
Note by the Earl of Halifax, delivered to Sir Thomas Robinson, on the proceedings of the French in America of which Great Britain has cause for complaint. April 1754
Private instructions from the King for Major General Edward Braddock, 25 November 1754
Proposals to check the hostile encroachments of the French and to protect the commerce, trade and correspondence with the Indians, including the building of forts in the English settlements from Nova Scotia to Georgia, upon the Ohio and other rivers in North America. 30 April 1754
Secret instructions from the King for Major General Edward Braddock, 25 November 1754
Signature page of letter from Lord Halifax on the regulation of American dominions and conduct of governors and other officers. 5 January 1752. Text of letter has been extracted and is missing
Title descriptions only for letter, dated 29 October 1754, from the Board of Trade to Sir Thomas Robinson, transmitting various papers from Lt. Governor Delancey in New York.
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