Context of By the President and Council of His Majesties Territory and Dominion of New England in America. : In pursuance of His Majestie's commands for the regulation and settlement of government in the Narraganset Countrey, or Kings-Province, Wednesday, the twenty third of this instant moneth of June, is appointed for the meeting and opening of a court ... Given at the Council-house at Boston, this 8th day of June, anno Domini 1686. ..