Great Britain - Colonial Office) CARSON, William KENT, John NUGENT, John V.
Title: Copy of any Addresses received at the Colonial Office from the Legislative Council or Assembly of Newfoundland, or from Public Bodies or Individuals in that Colony, relative to the State of Affairs there
Publisher:  London, 1839,
Seller ID: 10476
(Great Britain - Colonial Office). Copy of any Addresses received at the Colonial Office from the Legislative Council or Assembly of Newfoundland, or from Public Bodies or Individuals in that Colony, relative to the State of Affairs there. [L.]: "Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 12 August, 1839". Pp -29, (1). 4to, self-wraps. With the headings : "Newfoundland" and "Return to an Address of The Honourable The House of Commons dated 12 July 1839; for," and "Colonial Department, Downing-street, 26 July 1839". O'Dea 451. Contents : 4 addresses from the Newfoundland House of Assembly, all signed by William Carson (Speaker of the House) and the last also signed by John Kent, Patrick Doyle, and John V. Nugent. Also 5 Newfoundlandpetitions to the Queen : "of the undersigned Merchants, Traders and other Inhabitants of St.John's, in the island of Newfoundland," [received 29 January 1838, with 969 signatures]; "Clergy, Magistrates, Merchants, Traders and others, Inhabiatants of the Island of Newfoundland", [dated 11 December 1838, with 2,626 signatures]; "Clergy, Magistrates, Traders and others, Inhabiatants of Harbor Grace and Carbonear, in Conception Bay, in the Island ofNewfoundland", [dated 18 December 1838, with1,520 signatures]; "the Chambe r of Commerce of St.John's, Newfoundland", [dated December 1838, signed by John Sinclair (pres.), William B. Row, T.B. Bland, W. Richards, Robert Job,B. Scott, Tho. Bennett, Ewen Stabb, John Butler Bulley, R.F. Trimingham, J . Jennings and John Nicholls]; "the Merchants, Traders, and Shipowners, of Conception Bay", [dated 20 February 1839, 79 signatures]. 8 Memorials from merchants "trading to and connected with the Island of Newfoundland", from the following English ports : Liverpool (3), Bristol, Poole, Torquay, Dartmouth, and Teignmouth. For Carson (1770-1843) see Patrick O'Flaherty's article in DCB V:151-156, ENL I:359-362, and DNLB p.49-50. Patrick Doyle (1777-1857) see DCB VIII:234-235, ENL I:641-2, and DNLB p.88. John Kent (1805-1872) see DCB X:398-401, ENL III:167-8, and DNLB p.186-7. John V. Nugent (1796-1874) see DCB X:552-553, ENL IV:128-9, and DNLB p.247 Vg to fine. 375.00