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Letter from William Blathwayt to [Henry] Guy
Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717
February 19, 1680
Volume 01, Page 291

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[B. P. R. O. Colonial Papers.]
[Wm. BLATHWAYT] TO Mr GUY “ABt THE MEETING OF
Ye LORDS PROPRIETORS OF CAROLINA AND YE COMMrs OF Ye CUSTOMES” 19th FEBry 1679-80.

Councill Chambr 19 Feby 1679-80

Sr

Capt. Gilham who stands accused by Mr Miller late Collectr of his Majtys Customs in Carolina for having abetted a Rebellion and contributed to ye embezlemt of his Mats Customs there was this day examined by the Lords of ye Committee of Trade & Plantations But their Lordps finding no direct proof agt him have left him under an obligation of further attendance in case any proof shall be hereafter brought agst him And in ye meantime their Lordps have desired the Lords Proprs of Carolina and the Commrs of ye Customs to meet & confer together in order to agree on some proposal for resetling that government & the peaceable & due collection of his Mates Customs in that Province and to make report thereof unto the Committee which therefore I impart unto you that ye Right Honble the Lords Commrs of his Majtys Treasury may please to give directions to ye Commrs of ye Customs accordingly

I am with all respect.