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A List of the Negroes belonging to the Plantation of Sir George Douglas Bart. In Antigua. At present under Lease to Robert Harvey Esqr. Taken the [blank] Febry. 1788. (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m318a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Plan of the Cane land in the Estate of Sir James Douglass...
A Plan of the Cane land in the Estate of Sir James Douglass with a Sketch of the whole estate and A Plan of the Cane peices in the land called Ravenscraft And of the Cane-land in the Estate rented of Shute Yeamans Esqr. By Samuel Clapham Surveyor General 1757.On Yeamans see Oliver, History of Antigua III:271., Original digital object name: bei-m124, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Account of Ditto, from the Year 1770 Inclusive to the Year 1780...
Account of Ditto, from the Year 1770 Inclusive to the Year 1780 Exclusive..., Original digital object name: bei-m143b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Account of Sugars made and Ship't or otherwise disposed of,..
Account of Sugars made and Ship't or otherwise disposed of, from the Estate of Mess Douglas's, under Lease to Robert Harvey Esqr. including at the same time, the Sugars also made from Mr. Harveys own Estate adjoining, that is the quantity of Sugar made from the whole property, from the year 1760 Inclusive to the Year 1770 Exclusive, being 10 Years. ..., Original digital object name: bei-m143a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
An Account of the Quantity of Sugars made, on the Joint Estates, of...
An Account of the Quantity of Sugars made, on the Joint Estates, of Sir George Douglas Bart: and Robert Farquhar, in the Island of Antigua, for the last ten Years, Vizt: from the Year 1805, to 1814, both Years inclusive..., Original digital object name: bei-m475, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Another copy, on lined paper
-----. Another copy, on lined paper, includes list of stock., Original digital object name: bei-m318c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Another copy.
-----. Another copy., Original digital object name: bei-m271b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua Estates Sir Gerald W. H. Codrington, Bart. (ms. cover title)
Original digital object name: bei-m603a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 13 July 1762. Ms. Bill of exchange
"...Excha. for £500 Stg: a. 60 pC.t At thirty Days sight..." signed "Peter Alsop" "Approved G B Rodney..." "Recivd the Contents Eliz. Neale" (on verso).In this year, Rodney reduced Martinique and took St. Lucia, Grenada, and St. Vincent., Original digital object name: bei-m157, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 18 Feb. 1785. ALS, 3 p. 23 cm. Holes with loss of text...
"Dear Sir! I have the pleasure to inform you of the safe Arrival of the Ship Joshua... The late Arrivals from all parts of America has sunk Lumber near 50 p Cent... our Men of War are stationed at all the English Islands to prevent the Americans from trading..." signed "Jno. Rose", Original digital object name: bei-m303, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 18 May [&] 14 June 1780. ALS to "Sir James Douglass"
"Sir The preceding letter is Copy of my last...""Sir By the foregoing, You was advised of Doctor Midf. McNamaras Death and... the Estate, which by his decease, is your property, I wrote you of my Intention to take Councils Opinion... I have given Mr Robert Harveys Attorneys Notice of your Right... They have wrote their Correspondant John Anthony Rucker... who I doubt not will Correspond with you... When Every Estate in this Island... has fail'd... Your Estate... has never been known to fail... The weather has been so dry we have not water to drink in many parts of the Country, the Navy are keeping Crafts constantly employ'd Carrying the Water from Your Spring...", Original digital object name: bei-m271a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 28 Dec. 1847. ALS to Mr. and Mrs. J. Murray [of Newcastle],...
"Dear Friends You will think me very delatory... by not writing to you before now... the first person called upon was William Turnbull he is standing in a Drapers Shop... Sandy Dalgleish... provision and Grog Store... Robby Hogg... John Scott... his brother Archie... I got a situation as overseer on an adjourning estate about a mile from J. Scott's and about the same from Archibald's... the system of making Rum of which I promised to give you a full account... Our population consists of upwards of one hundred Negroes... between forty and fifty Porteguese... upwards of one thousand emigrants imported from the Island of Madeira... on account of the famine... the Royal Bank of Liverpool which failed sometime ago has been very much felt here one of the directors being one of the chief partners for the Estate on which I am living... that is one of the Messers Shands of Liverpool... the Liddisdale people here are well... George Dalgleish arrived... James Gedders(?) died... Archibald Scott was married..." signed "Andrew Thorburn.", Original digital object name: bei-m577, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua. At a Court of Vice Admiratly held for the said Island...
Antigua. At a Court of Vice Admiralty held for the said Island of Antigua at the Court House in the Town of Saint John in the said Island on Friday the twenty first day of Aug. one thousand eight hundred and one. Present The Worshipful Edward Byam, Judge. Our Sovereign Lord the King Against The Ship Vrena whereof Jacob Mildenstein was late Master and her Lading, seized and taken by His Majesty's Ship of War the Leviathan whereof Edward Durnford King Esquire is Commander, and brought into the Port of Saint John in this Island Antigua...Signed "A True Copy Wm: Mathews. Regr. in Admiralty.", Original digital object name: bei-m417, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Articles of Agreement and Authority relating to the Purchase of Lands and Plantations in the Island of Grenada between John Anthony Rucker Esqr. and John Harvey Esqr. } (docket title)
"...John Harvey [planter of Antigua] intending shortly to embark for... Grenada and to Settle as a Planter... John Anthony Rucker <...inclined to Purchase Lands and Plantations in that Island to the Value of Twenty Thousand Pounds British Money...>" signed "John Antho. Rucker" "John Harvey", Original digital object name: bei-m161, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Boston, 23 Sept. 1773. Ms. Letter to Joshua Wentworth, signed...
Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m224a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Cardwell, Edward... Monserat, 14th March 1865.
Cardwell, Edward."Montserrat Governor Hill Private 14th March 1865 Sir, I have received your private letter of 21st. Dec. 1864... I am glad to have it in my power to give Effect to your recommendation..." initialled "E. C.", Original digital object name: bei-m597b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Certified Copy of Triennial Return of Slaves...
Certified Copy of Triennial Return of Slaves. ...Lists 24 "Slaves in Possession" by "Names, Sex, Colour, Reputed age. <Signed> Eliza Murray..." "Eliza Murray Executrix of Walter Murray decd Who was Executor of Francis Grant Gordon decd"., Original digital object name: bei-m549, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Contract of Marriage Betwixt Iames Douglas of Bridgend Esqr. And Miss Helen Brisbane. 18 april. 1753 (docket title)
"At Mounteviot Lodge and Brisbane... It is contracted and matrimonially Ended between the Parties following Viztt. James Douglas... and Miss Helen Brisbane..."signed at the bottom of each page "Brisbane" "James Douglas" "Helen Brisbane.", Original digital object name: bei-m114, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of a judgment, 4 July 1800
[copy of a judgment]This judgment, listing all documents by which Henry Douglas' lands changed hands beginning with his will in 1752 and ending in 1778, was solicited by George Douglas and has his comments at the end, on an attempt to establish title to a moiety of Douglas' Antigua estate."Henry Douglas of the Island of Antigua Esqr seized of Plantations... of considerable yearly value made his will in November 1752..."Henry Douglas' heirs include his daughter Mary Douglas King and her children, and Henry's brother James Douglas and his heirs.James Douglas willed his share to his nephews Henry and James Douglas and their heirs.Mary King conveyed the plantations to Hugh Hammersley. Mary King, Michael McNemara, Sir James Douglas, and John Newton made an agreement among themselves as well."Your opinion is requested... to whom does the Estate now belong?...", Original digital object name: bei-m410, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of the Condemnation of the Snow Francis at Antigua. (docket title)
"Antigua. Wednesday the 21st. day of Ianuary in the Year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and Eighteen. Before the Worshipful Iames Athill Judge of His Majestys Vice Admiralty Court at Antigua, also to hear and determine all and all manner of causes and complaints, as to Ships and Goods seized and taken as Prize Specially constituted and appointed at the Judges Chambers, in the Town of Saint John in the Said Island, present John William Malloy, Esquire, Notary Public and Registrar -- George Sayer. Esquire, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Antelope. against The Snow Francis, Robert Garrick, Master, and her Cargo or lading...""A True Copy - Signed Wm. Ramsay Registrar in Admlty.""the above copied by me from the one left at the Ocean Office, by Mr. OBrien--JLS 10 Nov. 1821.", Original digital object name: bei-m494, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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