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Minutes of the Board of Trade of England
England. Board of Trade
June 11, 1701 - July 30, 1701
Volume 01, Pages 538-539

[B. P. R. O. B. T. Journals. V. 14. P. 55.]


Whitehall. June 11th 1701.

Mr Randolph acquainting the Board that there is now no chance of passing this Session the Bill which has some while lain before the House of Lords for reuniting to the Crown the governt of several Colonies and Plantations in America And that several of the witnesses which he had now ready to have produced about that matter will not be here at another Session of Parliament, Their Lordships desired him to take all their affidavits that may be material before a Master in Chancery and to lodge 'em here which he promised to do accordingly.

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Whitehall July 22nd 1701.

Mr Micajah Perry presented to the Board an extract of an Act lately passed in Carolina relating to the currency and rate of several coins there & complained that those who had debts standing out in that Country, where by the raising of money, as ordered by the said Act defrauded of 30 per cent of their due Whereupon Ordered that a copy of that extract be sent to Mr Thornburgh that he may know what the Lords Proprietors of Carolina have to say upon it and accordingly acquaint this Board therewith


Whitehall. July 30th 1701.

A letter from Mr Thornburgh of the 29th in answer to one Writ him the 22nd inst. concerning An Act for raising the coin in Carolina was read Declaring that he does not remember that any such Act has yet been transmitted, Or if perhaps it were that he is confident of the Lords Proprietors dissent to it.