They were not incorporated in the empire, but were ranked as allies, socii or auxilia.
Humacao was incorporated as a city in 1899.
The first settlement within its present limits was made about 1672; the land was bought from the Indians in 1676; and the township was separated from East Hartford and incorporated in 1823.
Delaware was laid out in 1808 and was first incorporated in 1815.
The fisheries were held by the Incorporated Company of Dredgers (incorporated by Act of Parliament in 1793), the affairs being administered by a foreman, deputy foreman and jury of twelve; but in 1896 an Act of Parliament transferred the management of the fishery to a company.