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Title Letter [manuscript]: Whitehall, to the [Earl of Bellomont], 1700 June 21
Author Board of Trade (Great Britain)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: June 21, 1700, letter from the Board of Trade and Plantations to Richard Coote, Earl of Bellomont, the governor of New England and New York, regarding various matters, including New York frontier affairs (gifts to the Five Nations, fortifications in the Onondaga country, soldiers’ supplies); the suppression of piracy; ships’ admiralty passes; N.Y. political appointments; the status of acts of New York and New England provincial assemblies; assembly allotments for gubernatorial maintenance; and record keeping. The letter is signed by the Earl of Stamford, first lord commissioner, and Sir Philip Meadows, William Blathwayt, John Locke, Abraham Hill, and George Stepney, all commissioners.
Names Bellomont, Earl, Richard Coote (1636-1701)
Places New York, New England, United States; London, United Kingdom
Keywords government, government relations, politics, governor, commissioner, frontier, army, supplies, British America, British Colonialism
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 337
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue