RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoSPG II
TitleMINUTES
Date1708-1711
Description1-2. 17 Jan. 1708/9. (Committee.) Votes £40 to Vandereyghen to aid in publishing Spanish New Testament.
3-6. 20 Jan. 1709. On recommendation of Archbishop of Canterbury, votes £10 to [James de] Gignillat to aid him in transporting himself to South Carolina. Votes £50 for one year's salary to [Henry] Beyse as minister in Harlem, New York, hoping that his congregation will conform to Church of England. Governor [Jeremiah] Bass asked to give information about lands in New Jersey which he has advised society to purchase. Receives offer of Micajah Perry to donate tenth of his lands in New Jersey. Votes gift of books and £10 to William Guthrie appointed by Bishop of London to Jamaica.
7-9. 21 Jan. 1708/9.
10-11. 30 Jan. 1709. (Committee.)
12-14. 6 Feb. 1709. (Committee.) Votes £20 to [Robert] Maule for loss of effects.
15. 7 Feb. 1708/9. (Committee.)
16-17. 13 Feb. 1709. (Committee.) Recommends appointment of [John] Humphreys as schoolmaster in Burlington as proposed by [John] Talbot.
18. 14 Feb. 1708/9. (Committee.)
19-20. 17 Feb. 1709.
21-2. 20 Feb. 1709. (Committee.)
23-4. 4 Apr. 1709. (Committee.) Receives testimonials from James Reynolds. Informs Samuel Wallis that he cannot be employed by society until ordained in Church of England.
25-6. 11 Apr. 1709. (Committee.) [Samuel] Wallis, having been ordained by Bishop of London, directed to produce testimonials. [James] Reynolds recommended for appointment.
27-8. 15 Apr. 1709. Death of [George] Muirson reported. [Edward] Vaughan appointed to New Jersey and [James] Reynolds to Rye, New York.
29-30. 9 May 1709. (Committee.) Receives testimonials from Edward Hudson.
31-2. 16 May 1709. (Committee.) [Edward] Hudson is rejected because of unfavourable report on his reading of the service and preaching. [Henry] Nichols has moved from Chester, Pennsylvania, to Maryland. Salary to be paid to date of departure.
33-5. 20 May 1709. Club appointed to Trinity Church, Oxford, Pennsylvania, succeeding [Andrew] Rudman, deceased. Efforts made to prevent sailing of [James] Reynolds because of reports unfavourable to his character.
36-7. 30 May 1709. (Committee.) Refers applications of Robert MacNoe and Andrew Boyd to society, because of their youth and the fact that they are not yet ordained. Directs Jacob Rice to produce testimonials.
38-9. 3 June 1709. [Daniel] Bondet appointed missionary to New Rochelle, New York.
40-1. 13 June 1709. (Committee.) Robert Sinclair directed to produce testimonials.
42-3. 17 June 1709. As [James] Reynolds had sailed before he could be stopped, secretary is directed to write Governors [Francis] Lovelace of New York and [Joseph] Dudley of New England, informing them of his dismissal.
44-5. 11 July 1709. (Committee.) Receives testimonials from [Robert] Sinclair.
46-7. 15 July 1709. Thomas Hassel, schoolmaster in South Carolina, having returned for priest's orders, is voted an allowance of £50 on condition of his returning to South Carolina.
48-9. 8 Aug. 1709. (Committee.) [Christopher] Bridge appointed to Rye, New York.
50-1. 15 Aug. 1709. (Committee.) Recommends [Robert] Sinclair as missionary to Newcastle, Delaware. Receives testimonials from [John] Urmston.
52-5. 19 Aug. 1709. [John] Urmston appointed to North Carolina, replacing [William] Gordon who is sent to Chester, Pennsylvania. Sinclair appointed to Newcastle.
56.12 Sept. 1709. (Committee.) Declines to consider case of [Jacob] Rice, as he was not in employ of society while in Newfoundland.
57-60. 16 Sept. 1709. Clauses in North Carolina establishment act allowing dismissal of ministers by vestries referred to Archbishop of Canterbury. Difficulty encountered in appointing [William] Gordon to Newcastle, as [George] Ross is already there, though his allowance has been stopped. Appointment of [Robert] Maule to St. John's Parish, South Carolina, approved.
61-2. 10 Oct. 1709. (Committee.) Recommends a gift to [George] Muirson's widow.
63-6. 17 Oct. 1709. (Committee.) Recommends sending French prayer books to de la Pierre, French minister recently arrived in South Carolina.
67-73. 21 Oct. 1709. Missionaries to be notified that their salaries will be stopped unless they report to secretary twice a year, in accordance with previous order. Thomas Barclay appointed missionary and schoolmaster at Albany and Schenectady, New York.
74-5. 7 Nov. 1709. (Committee.)
76-7. 14 Nov. 1709. (Committee.)
78-9. 18 Nov. 1709.
80-3. 28 Nov. 1709. (Committee.) Recommends paying £25 to [George] Muirson's widow. Receives testimonials from Thomas Poyer.
84-7. 2 Dec. 1709.
88. 12 Dec. 1709. (Committee.) Recommends ordination of John Frederic Hager, so that he can be sent as minister with the Palatines who are emigrating to New York. Recommends appointment of [Thomas] Poyer to Jamaica, New York, on learning of death of [William] Urquhart. Reports that there is no evidence that Dutch congregation at Harlem, New York, wants Henry Beyse sent them as a minister of the Church of England, and that he has failed to clear himself of charges brought before the Classis of Amsterdam by the town of Kingston.
89-90. 16 Dec. 1709. Votes £50 allowance to [John Frederick] Hager.
91-5. 26 Dec. 1709. (Committee.) Recommends appointment of [William] Gordon to Chester, Pennsylvania.
96-9. 30 Dec. 1709. Directs secretary to inform vestry of Apoquimininck that [William] Black has been named missionary there.
100-1. 16 Jan. 1709/10 (Committee.) Recommends temporary appointment of [Henry] Beyse to Harlem.
102. 22 Jan. 1710. (Committee.)
103-4. 29 Jan. 1710. (Committee.)
105-6. 1 Feb. 1710.
107-8. 3 Feb. 1710. (Committee.)
109-10. 3 Feb. 1709/10.
111-12. 10 Feb. 1709/10. [Henry] Beyse sent to Harlem.
113-14. 13 Feb. 1710. (Committee.)
115-16. 27 Feb. 1709/10. (Committee.) Permits [Aeneas] Mackenzie to move from Staten Island, New York, to Stratford, Connecticut.
117-18. 3 Mar. 1709/10.
119-20. 6 Mar. 1709/10. (Committee.)
121-2. 13 Mar. 1709/10. (Committee.)
123-4. 17 Mar. 1709/10.
125-6. 17 Apr. 1710. (Committee.)
127-8. 21 Apr. 1710. Appoints a special committee to consider petition of Indians for missionaries.
129-30. 24 Apr. 1710. (Committee.) Receives testimonials from Robert Griffith, recommended by Bishop of London for Apoquimininck.
131-4. 28 Apr. 1710. Receives deputation of Indian sachems. Approves report of special committee recommending sending two missionaries to Indians and general policy of giving priority to conversion of the heathen.
135-6. 15 May 1710. (Committee.)
137-8. 19 May 1710. Resolutions of previous meeting (131-4) concerning Indian missions referred to committee.
139. 5 June 1710. (Committee.)
140-1. 12 June 1710. (Committee.)
142-3. 16 June 1710. Appointment of [Robert] Griffith rejected because of objections of Archbishop of Canterbury to some expressions in a pamphlet of his which the archbishop regarded as tending to popery.
144-5. 3 July 1710. (Committee.)
146-7. 17 July 1710. (Committee.) Receives letter from [Robert] Maule reporting destruction of his house by fire.
148-9. 21 July 1710. Committee reports death of Urquhart.
150. 31 July 1710. (Committee.)
151-8. 14 Aug. 1710. (Committee.) Received testimonials from Jacob Henderson.
159-60. 18 Aug. 1710.
161. 28 Aug. 1710. (Committee.)
162. 11 Sept. 1710. (Committee.)
163-4. 15 Sept. 1710. Thomas Halliday appointed to take over some of the stations served by [Edward] Vaughan in New Jersey. Allowance granted to [Alexander] Wood, rector of Ashley River Parish, South Carolina. Benjamin Dennis appointed schoolmaster in Goose Creek Parish, South Carolina. Jacob Henderson appointed to Dover Hundred, Delaware.
165-6. 9 Oct. 1710. (Committee.)
167-8. 16 Oct. 1710. (Committee.)
169-76. 20 Oct. 1710.
177-8. 6 Nov. 1710. (Committee.)
179-80. 10 Nov. 1710. £10 each voted for two schoolmasters employed by [Aeneas] Mackenzie on Staten Island.
181. 13 Nov. 1710. (Committee.) Recommends restoration of [George] Ross to society's employment, as he left Newcastle before receiving society's order against removals.
182-5. 17 Nov. 1710.
186. 27 Nov. 1710. (Committee.)
187-91. 15 Dec. 1710. Restores [George] Ross to society's employment. Receives report of removal of [William] Black to Virginia.
192-3. 24 Dec. 1710. (Committee.)
194-5. 11 Dec. 1710. (Committee.)
196. 18 Dec. 1710. (Committee.)
197-201. 19 Dec. 1710. Select committee appointed to deal with Codrington bequest.
202. 1 Jan. 1710/11. (Committee.)
203-4. 5 Jan. 1710-11. Reminded by Indians of promise to send a missionary.
205. 8 Jan. 1710/11. (Committee.)
206-8. 15 Jan. 1710/11. (Committee.)
209-12. 19 Jan. 1710/11. Petition from officers forming council of war in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, for a missionary to Indians in that colony.
213-14. 26 Jan. 1710/11.
215-16. 5 Feb. 1710/11. (Committee.) Concerned with measures for securing the estate that Gen. Codrington had left to the society in Barbadoes.
217-18. 7 Feb. 1710/11. (Committee.) Concerned with the same.
219-22. 8 Feb. 1710/11. Instructions to John Smalbridge, appointed manager of Codrington estate approved. At request of Archbishop of Canterbury, secretary is directed to furnish the archbishop with a list of missionaries from whom he might select one to be sent to the Indians.
223-4. 16 Feb. 1710/11. Motion of Sir John Philips that society's attorneys be directed to treat slaves on Codrington estate with more than customary humanity referred to committee.
225-6. 26 Feb. 1710/11. (Committee.)
227. 5 Mar. 1710/11. (Committee.)
228-9. 12 Mar. 1710/11. (Committee.)
230-1. 16 Mar. 1710/11. (Committee.)
232-5. 19 Mar. 1710/11.
236-9. 22 Mar. 1710/11. (Committee.) George Ross, appointed missionary to Chester, Pennsylvania, has been taken prisoner by the French.
240-1. 26 Mar. 1711. (Committee.)
242-3. 9 Apr. 1711.
244-6. 16 Apr. 1711. (Committee.)
247-52. 20 Apr. 1711.
253. 23 Apr. 1711. (Committee.)
254-5. 30 Apr. 1711. (Committee.)
256-8. 7 May 1711. (Committee.)
259-60. 14 May 1711. (Committee.) Receives testimonials from Theophilus Hill and directs him to produce more.
261-2. 17 May 1711. (Committee.)
263-70. 18 May 1711. Prayer books and tracts to be sent to [Francis] Le Jau for any of his Negro converts who can read.
271. 28 May 1711. Gratuity of £10 granted to Swedish minister, Erinus Burk, for supply church at Apoquimininck in absence of English minister.
272. 11 June 1711. (Committee.) David Duncan directed to produce testimonials.
273-4. 15 June 1711.
275-8. 18 June 1911. (Committee.)
279-84. 22 June 1711.
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PublnNoteM. E. Reisner, 'Strangers and pilgrims: a history of the Anglican diocese of Quebec 1793-1993' (1995): refers to SPG Papers II passim.

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