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List of the Governors in proprietary colonies not approved by the King
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1700
Volume 01, Pages 530-531

[B. P. R. O. B. T. Proprieties. No: 26. P. 331.]
A LIST OF THE GOVERNORS AND DEPty GOVERNORS IN THE SEVERALL PROPrTIES WHO ARE NOT ALLOWED OF BY HIS MAJESTIES ORDER IN COUNCILL, AS IS ENACTED BY THE ACT FOR PREVENTING FRAUDS AND REGULATING ABUSES IN THE PLANTATION TRADE MADE IN THE 7th AND 8th YEARES OF HIS PRESENT MAJESTIES REIGN.

Samuel Cranston Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island he refused to administer the Oath to Coll: Peleg: Sandford Judge of the Court of Admiralty as Judge intending thereby to incapacitate him from acting as Judge.

Collonell John Fitz Winthrop Governor of Connecticut.

Collonell Andrew Hamilton Governor of East and West Jersyes.

Mr Markham late Lieutenant Governr of Pensylvania.

Henderson Walker Governor of North Carolina, Chosen by the Councill only in ye room of Thomas Harvey deceased

Joseph Blake Proprietor and Governr of South Carolina

Read Elding Deputy Governor by Deputation from Collonell Webb the late Governor of Providence.

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Whether the Governors in the Proprieties, not being first approved of by his Majesties order in Councill before they enter upon their respective Governments are qualified to put in execution the Acts of Trade or have a right to receive the benefit of forfeiture arising upon the breach of any of the said Acts.

Whether Mr Penn the present Proprietor and Governor of the Province of Pensylvania be qualified not being first approved of by his Majesties Order in Councill, as by the aforesaid Act is directed.