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A MEMORIAL Given in to the Senate of the City of Hamburgh in French faithfully Tranſlated into Engliſh

To their Magnificences the Burgo-Maſters, and to the Gentlemen-Counſellors of this City of Hamburgh.

WE, the Under-Subſcribers, Miniſters of His Majſty, The King of Great-Britain, have upon the Arrival of Commiſſioners from an Indian-Company in SCOTLAND, Repreſented at two ſeveral Times, to your Magnificences and Lordſhips from the King Our Maſter, that his Majeſty underſtanding that the ſaid Commiſſioners Endeavoured to open to Themſelves, a Commerce and Trade in theſe Parts, by making ſome Convention or Treaty with this City, had Com­manded us moſt Expreſly to Notify to your Magnificences and Lordſhips, that if you enter into ſuch Conventions with privat Men His Subjects, who have neither Credential Letters, nor are any other wayes Authorized by His Majeſty; That His Majeſty would Regard ſuch Proceedings as an Affront to His Royal Authori­ty, and that He would not fail to Reſent it. Your Magnificences and Lordſhips had the Goodneſs to Anſwer us thereto by your Deputy, that you would no way enter into Commerce with the afore-mentioned Commiſſioners, nor Encourage them in any ſort. Notwithſtanding whereof, We the Subſcribers do ſee with Diſ­pleaſure, that without any regard to the Remonſtrances made by Us in the Name of His Majeſty; The Inhabitants of this City forbear not to make Conven­tions and Treaties with the ſaid Comiſſioners, who dare even Erect a Publick-Office to receive Subſcriptions as appears by rhe annexed Print. And it is not very Credi­ble that Strangers could ſo openly Enterprize Matters of ſuch Importance without being Supported by this Goverment: Wherefore, We make Our juſt Complaints thereof to Your Magnificences and Lordſhips; Beſeeching you in the Name of the King Our Maſter to remedy in time that which is begun, and to do it ſo Effect­ually as to prevent any Conſequences it may have, capable to diſturb the Freind­ſhip and good Correſpondence which We would Cultivate between England and the City of Hamburgh. We wait Your Magnificences and Lordſhips Aaſwer in Writing to be tranſmitted to His Majeſty Our Maſter. And We are.

Your Magnificences and Lordſhips moſt humble Servants, The Knight RYCAUT Reſident for His Majeſty the King of Great-Britan in the City of Hamburgh.
CRESSETT, His Britannick Majeſties Envoy Extraordinary at the Courts of Lunenburgh, and his Plenipo­tentiary at the Treaty of Pi­nenberg.

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TextA memorial given in to the Senate of the city of Hamburgh in French faithfully translated into English.
AuthorRycaut, Paul, Sir, 1628-1700..
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SeriesEarly English books online.
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Bibliographic informationA memorial given in to the Senate of the city of Hamburgh in French faithfully translated into English. Rycaut, Paul, Sir, 1628-1700.. 1 sheet ([1] p.) s.n.,[Edinburgh :1697]. (Signed at end: The Knight Rycaut resident for His Majesty the King of Great-Britan in the city of Hamburgh.) (Concerns the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies.) (Imprint from Wing (CD-ROM edition).) (Reproduction of original in the John Carter Brown Library.)
  • Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies -- Early works to 1800.
  • Broadsides -- Scotland

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