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Minutes of the Privy Council of England Committee for Trade and Foreign Plantations [Extract]
England. Privy Council. Committee for Trade and Plantations
May 15, 1689
Volume 01, Page 359

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[B. P. R. O. Colonial Entry Bk. No. 109. P. 217.]
AT THE COMMITTEE FOR THE PLANTATIONS AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER AT WHITEHALL MUNDAY THE 16th MAY 1689.
Present
Ld. Privy Seal. E. of Shrewsbury Ld. Vis. Lumley
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Their Lops also enter upon ye considerac̄on of ye present condic̄on of the Provinces of Maryland Pennsylvania & Carolina &c which having been formerly granted to several persons in absolute propriety by which title they claim a right of government their Lorps agree to represent to his Maty their opinion that the present circumstances and relation they stand in to the government of England is a matter worthy of the consideration of the Parliament for the bringing those Proprieties and Dominions under a nearer dependence on the Crown.