December 25 (December 15, o.s.)

Jamaica: The Council meets in Port Royal.  A slave ship has recently arrived, and given the slave insurrection in the east of the island, the councilors order that the slaves on it be jailed and the captain commanded to appear before the Council on December 19.  Payment to the owners of the sloop Neptune for its use by the government after the earthquake is ordered.  HMS Guernsey is to be supplied.

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