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Administration. Ecrivain Ordinaire des Colonies. Memoire Pour le...
Administration. Ecrivain Ordinaire des Colonies. Mémoire Pour le Brîvet d'Ecrivain Principal.Testimonial giving the history of Jean Baptiste Tegaud's career as Government Scrivener, 1764-1788, and the reasons for his promotion from Ordinary Scrivener to Principal Scrivener., Original digital object name: bei-m326, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Another Copy, the same.
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Another copy.
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Diagram for M. Wm. Carmont Englishmans Bay Iune 1776 (docket title)
"Laid down by a Scale of 4 Chains to an Inch.""Tobago Iune 1776 The above Diagram represents... Land... The property of David Mill Esqr. ... The Boundries of said piece or parcel were pointed Out by Mr. Livingston and Surveyed Accordingly by Iohn Brown Sworn Surveyor.", Original digital object name: bei-m246, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Diary of a voyage from Inverness via London to Demerara, 1843]...
Original digital object name: bei-m573a, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Dummett, Joseph, fl.1824? [Tobago, ca. 1824]
Dummett, Joseph, fl. 1824?"The honor of your company is requested to a Tea and Dance, on Friday Evening the 26th April, at the House of Mr. Thomas Garner, Peazer's Pasture--Gentlemen 50 cts. Joseph Dummett.", Original digital object name: bei-m528b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Edinburgh, 16 April 1803. ALS to "Bernd Cobbe Esqr.,"...
"Sir, I have the honor to acquaint you, for the information of the Commissioners for Auditing the Public Accounts, that I put into the Post Office here the day before yesterday &lt, thursday 14th. April&gt, attested accounts and vouchers..." signed "Geo: Ferguson.", Original digital object name: bei-m422, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Gouvernement des Isles du Vent [ca. 1760?] Ms. Fragment
"Gouvernement des Isles du Vent"The end of a description of France's Canadian colonies: "Toutes les affaires sont portées directement au Conel. Superieur, à l'exception de celles que le Commissaire ordonnateur decide en qualité de subdelegué de l'Intendant de Canada..."And the beginning of a précis on the French Antilles: "Gouvernement des Isles du Vent" "Il comprend La Martinique, Marie Galande, La Guadeloupe, St. Barthelemy, La Desirade partie de l'Isle St. Martin, La Grenade et Cayenne, outre les Isles de Sts. Lucie et de Tabago dont la propriété nous est actuellement disputée par les angloises. Il y a aussi les Isles de la Dominique et de St. vincent, mais elles appartiennent aux Caraïbes quoiquil y ait des françois établis, sourtout à la Dominique. ..."Population figures "Avant la guerre" and "pendant la guerre" on verso at bottom.Ends: "...Il n'y a point d'Eveque îtabli aux Isles du Vent, et l'Eglise y est desservie par divers ordres Religieux, dont chaque Superieur a les pouvoirs de Vicaire", Original digital object name: bei-m142, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, 1765 [Oath of Allegiance]
[Oath of Allegiance]Contains text, in French and English, of the Oath of Allegiance to George III and the Hanoverian succession, and of abjuration of the supremacy of the Pope and the claims of James III."Grenada Anno 1765" at top of first page.Begins (p. [1]): "Je, A. B... promesse et Serment, que Je Serai fidel, Loyal et OBeissant a Sa Majesté Le Roi George troisieme... Je, A. B. fais Serment, que... J'abhorre, deteste, et abjure... que des Princes Excommuniez... peuvent etre deposés... Je, A. B... professe... que notre Souverain Seigneur le Roi George troisieme, est legitime et veritable Roi..."The oath, re-copied in French with corrections, is set out in English on pp. [4]-[5].More than 1,200 signatures begin on page [5], divided by parish: St. George/ Basse: Terre, St. David/ Migrein, St. Andrew/ Marquis, St. Patrick/ Sauteurs, St. Mark/ Grand Pauvre, St. John/ Gouyave. Signatures are dated as late as June 1771. One page, headed "Tobago," has "The mark of Rochelle a Charaib X." The last pages bear signatures of people from Cariacou., Original digital object name: bei-m166, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
His Majesty To The HoNble Iohn Grahm Esqr.} Grant of Five Hundred Acres of woodLand in Great River Division Tobago (docket title0His Majesty To The HoNble Iohn Grahm Esqr.} Grant of Five...
Original digital object name: bei-m189a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jesse Nichols and M. T. Nichols his wife to J. Morison E. Ellice J. Reid and Cs. Ross Trustees of G. Morison Grant (docket title)
"Tobago This Indenture... Between Jesse Nichols and Maria Theresa Nichols late Myers... and John Morison Edward Ellice John Reid and Charles Ross..." signed "Jesse Nichols" "M T Nichols"Complicated use of revenue from Perrywood plantation in Tobago, operated by the creditor who uses part of it to pay rent and part to be applied against the indebtedness. It develops that the creditor has made a similar arrangement with the man to whom he is indebted.On the last page is a list of 42 slave names, and witness statements by Johnson Parsons, an American physician then in Tobago, for Jesse Nichols of Providence, and Thomas C. Hoppin, a Providence merchant, for Maria Theresa Nichols, also of Providence., Original digital object name: bei-m479, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
La Rauchelle To Wm Bell Esqr. and ors } Lease for a year. (docket title)
Agreement between "La Rauchelle of that Part of the Parish of Saint George in the Island of Saint Vincent heretofore called Ribichi (but at present in the Island of Grenada) Chief of the Tribe of Red Indians in the said Island of Saint Vincent" and William Bell, Robert Young, and Thomas Mathews of St. Vincent, Anthony Richard William Somarsall, William Forbes, and Thomas Griffith of Barbados, and William Johnston of Tobago, "Practitioner in Physick.""La Rauchelle... Hath... Sold... All that Tract or Parcell of Land from the Southernmost Point of... Saint Vincent... called... Morn or Garou to... Pointe Espaignol... Containing by Estimations Four thousand Acres... And all Woods... and also all other the Lands Grounds and Hereditaments whatsoever of him the said La Rauchelle... in that part of the said Parish... heretofore called Ribichi or Elsewhere in the said Island..."Mark and seal of La Rauchelle., Original digital object name: bei-m205a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
La Rauchelle to Wm Bell Esqr and ors. } Release. (docket title)
Sale by La Rauchelle of "certain Tracts of Land [described above]" to William Bell, Robert Young, Thomas Mathews, Anthony Richard William Somarsall, William Forbes, Thomas Griffith, and William Johnston for "One Hundred Pounds Sterling... And... Twenty Shillings... per Acre... one Month after... the King... Confirm[s]... Peaceable and Quiet Possession thereof..."Signed "The Mark and Seal of La Rauchelle X X" "Will Bell" "Robt Young" "T. Mathews"; Athy Rid Willm Somersale, Willm Forbes, Thos Griffith } all by Wm Bell their attorney, and "Will: Johnston""Before The Honorable [blank] Esquire one of the Iustices of the Court of Common Pleas held for the Island of Saint Vincent. Chennequin De Blissy of the said Island of Saint Vincent Gentleman one of the Subscribing Witnesses to the within Deed maketh Oath and Saith that he was Present and did hear the within Deed fully and clearly explained to the within Named La Rauchelle and that he was also present and did see... La Rauchelle Sign Seal and as his Free and Voluntary Act and Deed Deliver the within Deed..." with date of Jan. 1771 but unsigned; date not filled in; justice's name left blank.An early (but not the first) ripoff., Original digital object name: bei-m205b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter (photostat of published version) dated 13 November 1784...
Original digital object name: bei-m300a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mem: by The Duke of Wellington Feby 1828 on Lord Hill's assuming...
Mem: by The Duke of Wellington Feby 1828 on Lord Hill's assuming the Command of the Army.Begins "Memm for Lord Hill, Feby 14th 1828 I M Genl Sir Colin Campbell is the apppointed Governor of Tobago; and eventually of St Kitts..."; with six points altogether."When the Duke of Wellington became prime minister, Hill, who attained the rank of general 27 May 1825, was appointed to the command of the army <16 Feb. 1828> with the title of 'general commanding-in-chief'... he held the post over fourteen years" (DNB)., Original digital object name: bei-m544, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memoire du Roy pour Servir d'jnstruction au Sr. De Lacrois Intendant des Isles du Vent …
Memoire du Roy pour Servir d'jnstruction au Sr. De Lacroix Intendant des Isles du Vent. ..."...Sa Maté ayant fait choix du S. De Lacroix pour l'Intendance des Isles du vent, Elle a resolu de lui expliquer Ses jntentions Sur les principales parties de Son administration, pour le metre en etat de repondre a ce qu'Elle attend de Son Zele et de son aplication. "Cinq objets principaux doivent partager les Soins et l'attention du Sr. De Lacroix dans les Fonctions qui lui Sont confiées. La Religion, La Justice, La Police, La depense que Sa Maté. ordonne pour les Isles du Vent, et la perception des droits qui y sont établis. Mais avant que d'entrer dans le detail de ces differens objets, jl en a propos de lui rapeller une jdée generale des Isles du Vent qui sont sous la domination de Sa Maté." Sous le nom des Isles françoises du Vent sont comprises la Martinique, La Guadeloupe & Ses dependances, Marie Galande, St. Barthelemy, St. Martin, Ste. Zouzie[?] ou Ste. Lucie, La Grénade, et les Grenadins, Tabago, et Cayenne. ..."Signed "Louis"; countersigned "Phelypeaux." Specific instructions on troops; construction of fortifications including those at Guadeloupe and Grenada; taxes on sugar and coffee; administration of justice, hospitals, police, agriculture; full instructions on planting cacao, coffee, indigo, and cotton; development of the coasting trade with Canada and Louisiana; prevention of runaway slaves; good roads., Original digital object name: bei-m068, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. Douglas and Young to Messrs. Neave and Willett } Lease for a year. (docket title)
"Sold by Thos. Witherby Stationer. Birchin Lane. Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingross'd and Copied." engr. in initial.Alexander Douglas of St. Kitts and David Young of Grenada sell Calderham, in the Rockley Bay division of Tobago, to Richard Neave and John Willett; signed "Alexr. Douglas" "David Young by Alexr. Douglas his attorney" with slave schedule of 63 names., Original digital object name: bei-m211a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. Douglas and Young to Messrs. Neave and Willett } Mortgage of a plantation at Tobago for securing the repaymt. of £1600 and Interest at £5--.-- per Cent and all other Monies to be advanced./-- (docket title)
"Sold by Thos. Witherby - Stationer. Birchin Lane. Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingrossed and Copied." engr. in initial.Alexander Douglas and David Young have sold Calderhall to Richard Neave and John Willett. Signed "Alex. Douglas" "David Young by Alex. Douglas his attorney" "Richd. Neave" "John Willett"with (verso of 2d sheet): "To all Men to whom... David Young and Alexander Douglas send Greeting Whereas... there appears due... further security for £6735.8.11... over and above the £1600... [granting] The following Negro and other Slaves..." dated 24 Feb. 1775, with schedule of 63 names. Signed "Alexr. Douglas" "Davd. Young" and witness "Geo: Bristow.", Original digital object name: bei-m211c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr. McFarlane and others to Alexander Innes Esqur. } Conveyance...
Mr. McFarlane and others to Alexander Innes Esqr. } Conveyance and Assignment."Sold by W. G. and W. H. Witherby Birchin Lane" engr. in initial letter."This Indenture... Between Walter McFarlane... Duncan Buchanan... Christian Buchanan... John Currie... and Agnes his wife late Buchanan... Duncan McIntire... and Catherine his wife late Buchanan... John Hart... Janet his wife late Buchanan... Adam Walker... John Colquhoun... Catherine his wife late Walker... Alexander Innes..." involves the Belvidere and Friendsfield plantations in Tobago.Signed "Walter M Farlan" "Duncan Buchanan" "Adam Walker" "Duncan McIntyre" "John Currie" "John Hart" "John Colquhoun", Original digital object name: bei-m487, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Scraps etc. In the Tropics from 1824 to 1831... 14 Nov. 1824-1831...
Scraps &c. In the Tropics from 1824 to 1831...Begins "At Sea Nov.r 14th 1824..." Enumerates various estates, estate owners, flora and fauna, hurricane losses in 1831.Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Jan. 1983., Original digital object name: bei-m534, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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