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OF THE

MASSACHUSETTS

HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

VOL. VI.

OF THE SECOND SERIES.

BOSTON:

PRINTED MDCCCXV.

REPRINTED
CHARLES C. LITTLE AND JAMES BROWN.

MDCCCXLVIII.

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ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

IN VOL. V.

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The date here assigned for the death of King James SI., of England, is not correct ; whether it is consid

ered as being according to Old Style or New Style, it is equally erroneous. The true date is March 27, 1625. O. S. The error was caused by a foolish confidence in Lempriere's “ Universal Biography," (Lord's edition) and in the Biographical Dictionary of his copyist, Blake.

IN VOL. VI.

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368, line 25, Col. Alexander Rigby subsequently attained the dignity

of a Baron of the Exchequer, and died Aug. 18, 1650. His associate on the Bench, Thomas Gates, died the next day, both of them "taking an Infection in their Circuit at Croydon. The High Sheriff of Surrey also died,” Peck's Desiderata Curiosa, Lib. XIV. p. 23; Edward Rigby's letter, in Sullivan's Maine, pp. 317-18 ; Gibbs's Judicial Chronicle, (8vo. Cambridge, 1834 ;)

p. 15; Savage's Winthrop, ii. 154; Williamson, i. 295. 424, " 12, for twenty-five, read | twenty-sixl.

at the bottom, insert "|| twenty-fivell.

[In Mass. Hist, Coll. xxvii. 90-121, is a collection of " Papers relative to the rival Chiefs, D'Aulney and La Tour, Governors of Nova Scotia,” among which are the

following.) 484, 2. The letter to D'Aulney is in Mass. Hist. Coll. XXVII.

99–102. “ 36. After La Tour's return to his Fort, he sent a letter of

acknowledgment to the Government of the Colony,

dated Oct. 27, 1644, which see, ibid. 96–8. " 489, “ 26. See a letter from D'Aulney, dated at Port Royal, Oct. 21,

1644, which was probably sent to Boston by the ship

master who was thus detained, ibid. 92–5. 491, “ 35. See papers relating to Lady La Tour's lawsuit, ibid.

98-9, 105-6. 492, “ 17. D'Aulney's letter, dated March 31, 1645, may be seen,

ibid. 102-5.

8. See D'Aulney's letter, dated Nov. 3, 1645, ibid. 108–10. 519, “ 32, for to, before others, read [to). 550, " 13. See in Mass. Hist. Coll. xxvII. 122, an Order from Oliver

Cromwell to “Captaine John Leverett, Commander of the Forts lately taken from the French in America, dated at Whitehall, April 3, 1655, in which the Pro

tector says :-“ Although WEE make no doubt of your b

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