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Papers relating to the Colonies, 1616-1761

MS. North a. 6

  • Request

Papers relating to the Colonies, including:

  1. (fols. 1-16) contemporary copy of the commission of James I to Sir Walter Ralegh for the expedition to the Orinoco, 1616 (from the papers of Sir Julius Caesar);
  2. (fols. 43-46, 49, 53-72, 81) official papers of Francis North, 2nd Baron Guilford, as a Lord of Trade, 1712-1714;
  3. (fols. 82-109, 118-149) papers concerning financial transactions in Jamaica, to be laid before the Committee of Secrecy appointed to inquire into the conduct of Sir Robert Walpole's administration, 1742.


  • Creation: 1616-1761


314 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. North a. 6

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