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A narrative of affairs lately received from His Majesties island of Jamaica

A narrative of affairs lately received from His Majesties island of Jamaica

viz. I. His Excellency the Governour Sir Thomas Linch"s speech to the assembly met Sept. 21. 1682, II. Samuel Bernard Esq; speaker of the said assembly, his speech to the Governour, III. An humble address from His Majesties council, and the gentlemen of the assembly, to His Most Sacred Majesty, IV. The Governour"s speech at the proroguing the assembly

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Published by Printed for Randal Taylor ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jamaica -- Politics and government -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 872:17
    ContributionsLynch, Thomas, Sir, d. 1684?, Jamaica. Assembly
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], 6 p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15033046M

    RECORD: FitzRoy, R. Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle between the years and , describing their examination of the southern shores of South America, and the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe.   His Majesty's Government having, towards the close of the year , determined upon another attempt to effect a northern passage by sea between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and Captain Parry, the highly distinguished Commander of the two preceding Expeditions, having been again entrusted with its execution, success, as far as ability, enterprise, and experience could ensure it, .

      On Aug , with the Montreal campaign thrusting to a crisis, its triumphant close only two weeks and one day away, Loring in his vessel the 0nondaga grounded in the St. Lawrence River, after a short struggle with the island force of Fort Levi, received a cannon shot that tore the calf of his . Early American Writings brings together a wide range of writings from the era of colonization of the Americas through the period of confederation in North America and the formation of the new United States of America.

    Early American Writings brings together a wide range of writings from the era of colonization of the Americas through the period of confederation in North America and the formation of the new United States of America. The anthology includes materials representing cultures indigenous to the Americas as well as writings by British, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French, Swedish, German, African Price: $ The next Sunday Evening I accordingly went, and heard him discourse upon the Second Chapter of the Second Epistle of St. Peter, the 1 st, 2 d and 3d Verses; and before he dismissed us, he told us he would preach the next Wednesday following (being the Day his Majesty began his happy Reign) upon the 16th Chapter of St. Matthew, the 18 th and


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A narrative of affairs lately received from His Majesties island of Jamaica: viz. His Excellency the Governour Sir Thomas Linch's speech to the assembly met Sept. II. Samuel Bernard Esq ; speaker of the said assembly, his speech to the Governour, III.

1 The Narrative of General Venables (London, ), p. vii. 3 The Narrative of General Venables, pp. et-seq. THE ENGLISH CONQUEST OF JAMAICA An Account of what happened in the Island of Jamaica, from May 20 of the yearwhen the English laid siege to. The Secretary laid before the Board an Order of his Majesty in Council, dated 16th February,permitting and allowing Sir Charles Hardy, the present Governor of New York, to resign the said government.

Ordered, that the Secretary do transmit the said order to Sir Charles Hardy, his Majesty's Governor of New York.

Jamaica. Ordered that the Secretary do write to Capt. Rous, Commander of his Majesty's sloop the Albany, lately stationed at Nova Scotia, to desire his attendance at the Board to-morrow morning.

Jamaica. Their lordships took into consideration the draught of a letter to Mr. Knowles, Governor of Jamaica, prepared pursuant to their lordships' orders, and.

Vice-Admiral William Bligh FRS (9 September – 7 December ) was an officer of the Royal Navy and a colonial administrator. The Mutiny on the Bounty occurred during his command of HMS Bounty in ; after being set adrift in Bounty ' s launch by the mutineers, Bligh and his loyal men all reached Timor alive, after a journey of 3, nautical miles (6, km; 4, mi).Children: 7 children, including Mary Putland.

To clinch his point he cited several instances to the contrary and quoted at length passages from accounts of two early Jewish heroines and the praise they received for their treacherous exploits: how Jael hid the fleeing Sisera, fed him, and after he had fallen asleep hammered a tent nail through his head (Judges –31; ); and how.

A congregation had lately been formed there, which called Domine Harmanus Blom to be its pastor. 2> Stuyvesant's Bowery, or farm, acquired by him inlay in the present region of Third Avenue and Tenth Street.

Near the present site of St. Mark's Church he built a chapel for his family, his negro slaves, some forty in number, and the. Marseilles, April 25th,Eight, P.M.

SIR I have the honor to acquaint you that Lord Viscount Castlereagh, his Majesty's principal Secre- tary of State for Foreign Affairs, has charged me with a mission, to accompany the late Chief of the French government, Napoleon Bonaparte, to the isle of Elba, to whose secure asylum in that island, it.

Many of the family name hailed from Jamaica and had been involved in extra-legal affairs in recent years, including the later illegal settlement of the Lower Cape Fear by the “Family.” [4] Following the late September battle in the Cape Fear River, Col.

William Rhett arrived at Charles Town with Major Stede Bonnet and his crew as. M ost people in the West would struggle to pinpoint the Central African Republic on a map. Its international claim to fame is the dire poverty of its citizens and its terrifying, bloody, seemingly never-ending wars.

The war reached a peak when a mostly Muslim faction, S é l é ka, swept into Bangui, staging a coup d’état and eventually forcing the president to flee. Doyley was confirmed in hiscommand of Jamaica by Charles II., but his commissionwas not issued till 8th February He was verydesirous, however, of returning to England to look afterhis private affairs, and on 2nd August another commissionwas issued to Lord Windsor, appointing him as Doyley'ssuccessor.

Just a year later, in August. His intense application to affairs is noted by the English minister, John Robinson (), who informed his court that there was every prospect of a happy reign in Sweden, provided his majesty were well served and did not injure his health by too much work.

Godfrey Haggard, 'Correspondence between His Majesty's Government and the Cuban Government respecting the ill-treatment of British West Indian Labourers in Cuba', 3 Jan.(Pamphlet in the.

His work on Long Island was assigned for him before his departure, and so was his title "Rector of Queens county." His acquaintance with his recotorial field was, however, very brief.

He was suffering from fever when he reached Jamaica, which was to be his headquarters, and about a week later, Jhe was dead. Great Britain. Foreign Office: A. Papers relative to the affairs of Belgium: protocols of the conferences held at London, between the plenipotentiaries of Austria, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Russia; presented to both houses of Parliament by command of His Majesty, (London: Harrison and sons, []) (page images at HathiTrust).

The book covers not only the scandalous events in the Colonial West Indies, but also the alarmed reacions of diplomats and statesmen in Madrid and London. While Morgan and his men were laying siege to Panamá, the simmering hostilities between the two nations resulted in vicious political infighting that rivaled the military battles in intensity.

Minister of Foreign Affairs with orders to negotiate with the American Commissioner a treaty upon this basis. The following were some of his Majesty's reasons for desir-ing it: His subjects, native born, were decreasing at a fearful rate, in spite of liberal legislation, a superior civilization, and the ameliorating influences of the Gospel.

[From the Editor: In the late 17th and early 18h centuries, Rhode Island was a haven for pirates. That changed in when Charles Harris and twenty-five other pirates were hanged at Gravelly Point off Long Wharf in Newport.

The bodies of the dead pirates were carried to Goat Island, where they were buried between the high and low water marks. Swift nods to both works in his own narrative, though his attitude toward utopia is much more skeptical, and one of the main aspects he points out about famous historical utopias is the tendency to privilege the collective group over the individual.

In his book, Father Osborne gives a detailed account of the controversies within the Catholic community in the later s, which led to the establishment of a second chapel, by a priest from Haiti, William Le Cun, O.P., on High Holburn Street, at Jasper Hall.

The removal took place in November,but other priests continued to make use of. Herbet Morris, British West Indies Regiment deserter.

Add comment September 20th, Headsman. At dawn on this date inyear-old Jamaican soldier Herbert Morris was shot in a courtyard behind the town hall in the Flemish town of Poperinge.

He’d volunteered the year before, 8, kilometers away from the terrible trenches, to cross the Atlantic and stake his life for the 6th.

Here his Majesty possesses some few little hamlets, in which but little tribute is collected, and the natives of the city—who by special privilege pay no Page 37 tribute, because from the very first they received the Spaniards in a friendly manner, furnishing the camp with provisions, and showing themselves loyal on many occasions.

This city.Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Vol. 23, No. 1, April Invisible Yet Invincible: The Muslim Ummah in Jamaica SULTANA AFROZ The Island so green and smiling, abounding in food and heavily wooded and the Blue Mountains rising to over 7, feet in shrouded peaks dominating the landscape was in supreme display of its majestic beauty.