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New governors in Jamaica, Barbados, and Maryland...



Item # 666866

August 10, 1710

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 10, 1710  The back page has a notable report: "The Queen hath been pleased to appoint the Honourable Lord Archibald Hamilton to be Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the island of Jamaica...Robert Lowther Esq. to succeed Milford Crow, Esq., in the government of Barbadoes; and Colonel Corbet to succeed Colonel Seymour in the government of  the province of Maryland...".
As for the latter, records show General Lloyd actually succeeded Col. Seymour.
Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's