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10 July 1773. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Dear Sir We have been Endeavouring to get the Ship off but have never had so good prospect as this Morning when we had a fresh Tryal with the Large Gundat jnstead of the Lighter..." signed "Jonathan Cary.", Original digital object name: bei-m222, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
25 Dec. 1752-6 Mar. 1759. Ms. Logbook
"A Log and Iournall of Our Intended Voiage By Gods Permissn in the good Sloop Sollomon Cap. E. S. Comr. From Sandy Hook... Decem. 25th 1752..." (leaves 1-11; through 4 April 1753)"...Sloop Mary... N York... Towards Placentia in N. Foundd... July ye 2nd 1753..." (leaves 12-18)"...Sloop Catherine... N York to Georgia... Novemr. ye 2nd [1753]..." (leaves 19-20; through 12 Nov. 1753)"...Sloop Dove... S. Hook... To Wards Turks Islands... February 4: 1755..." (leaves 34-37)"...Sloop Sibell... N. York to Virgin Islands... June ye 29 1755..." (leaves 38-43)"...Virgin Island To New York... Sybell... 8tober ye 16 1755..." (leaves 43-46)"...N York to ye Virgin Islands... Sloop Sybill... Xcemr. ye 24th 1755..." (leaves 47-50)"...Sloop of War Called the Weizle, of and From New York David Fenton Comr. ... Against the Subjects of the French King and Confederates... 9vember ye 15 1756..." (leaves 51-65)"...Private Sloop of War Called the Weysle David Fenton Commr. Belongg. to N York... June ye 13th 1757..." (leaves 65-85)"... Snow Royall Hester of New York on a Cruize... 1757... Xcember 5th..." (leaves 85-107; through 13 May 1758)"...Snow Royall Hester... against His Majesties Enemies... July 11 1758..." (leaves 108-133; through 6 Mar. 1759).Ends "Wore ship for Boston 6 days out" (leaf 133); incomplete?, Original digital object name: bei-m111b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Narrative of A Voyage to The West Indies and America by Joseph Liggins 1837 (ms. title-page).
A Narrative of A Voyage to The West Indies and America by Joseph Liggins 1837 (ms. title-page)."Chart of the Atlantic Ocean Shewing the Track of Joseph Liggins. A.D. 1837" "Drawn By Henry Liggins July A.D. 1837," colored folding map tipped inside first flyleaf.With, tipped in, 2 lithographs, 1 newspaper clipping, and a copy of the U.S. Constitution (71 cm.).Label of George Titterton, Stationer, Letter Press and Lithographical Printer, inside front cover., Original digital object name: bei-m555, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Aen de Edele Mogende Heeren Staaten vande Provincie van Utrecht offe by absentie der selver aen Haere Ed. Mogh. Gecommitterde Tot Vtrecht. . . 1644 (docket title).
First line: Uwe Edele Moghende hebben haer altijts zoo..., Written as Leyden, Addressed to "Edele Mogende Heeren Staten van de Provincie van Utrecht [Noble and Mighty Lords of the Province of Utrecht]", Original digital object name: bei-m001, Hough and Hough notes: "Edele Mogende Heeren Uwe Edele Moghende hebben haer altyts soo gunstige verthout aen de West Indische Compe, datt het bynae een inexcusable faute voor my sonde weren..."Signed "J de Laet" with two comments added below signature in two different hands: "g Grotij scripsit [?] litigavit de origin Gentij Americanay: scripsit & iter" (1st note). In 1644 de Laet published Responsio ad dissertationem secundam Hugonis Grotii, de Origine gentium Americanarum (cf. Alden 644/92).Written as Director of the West Indische Compagnie.
Au Sujet des délibérations du Comité consultatif, Session de 1824, terme en 1825. (docket title)
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration.On agriculture; steamboats; the municipal budget; territorial circumscription; French tariffs; Martinique tariffs; sugar manufacture; finances; commercial activities; the 1825 tax ordinance; population, with the disproportion between blacks and whites a source of dismay., Original digital object name: bei-m538c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados? 1701? Ms. Estimate
Estimates for Charge of the like Quantity of Studs[?]... to Barbados as well sent Martinique in 1702... fixt with Bazanetti -- and also of the Charge ... a supply of Studs to the Leeward Islds..., Original digital object name: bei-m034a
Bill and receipt, Barbados, 28 March 1716
"Examined for the Use of the Honble Mr Audr Harley 42 Journals of the Duty of 4 1/2 p Cent..." signed "p Pet: Gard"Edward Harley (1664-1735) was MP and Auditor of Imprest., Original digital object name: bei-m039
Boston, 10 Aug. 1753. Ms. Letter to Hugh Wentworth, signed…
Signed, The Wentworth family, merchants of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, traded from New England to the West Indies and Europe. There are 73 items covering the years 1753 through 1797., Original digital object name: bei-m115a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 15 Jan. 1833, from James E. Baillie
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 2 Jan. 1833, from A. Jones for Evan baillie Sons and Co.;
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-b, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 28 Dec. 1832, from G. H. Ames;
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-a, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 28 Dec. 1832, from James E. Baillie
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Clarke, Barnabas, fl. 1771. Boston, 25 March 1771. ALS to Joshua...
Clarke, Barnabas, fl. 1771."Dr Sir I recd. your favour 23d. Inst. p post-- Note the Contents, I am not a Little Surprized [?] the Officers of the Customs at portsmouth should [?] the Least Objection to deliver up the Coffee...", Original digital object name: bei-m206-b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Concernant le réglement du compte de la Votation de 1824. (docket title)
"...Les dépenses faites pour la Colonie se sont élévées... Elles excèdent par conséquent... le montant de la Dotation. Cet excédant a été prélevé sur la dotation de la Guadeloupe à laquelle la Martinique en doit le Compte. Vous voudrez bien en conséquence... faire expédier à la Guadeloupe... la ditte somme... Je previens de cette disposition <ministerielle> Mr le Contre Amiral Jacob..." signed "Cte de Chabrol."Because of a disparity between the expenses of the two islands, Martinique is to send 33, 126 francs 33 centimes to Guadeloupe., Original digital object name: bei-m538b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Consolidation of Recent Leeward Island Governmt. Including...
Consolidation of Recent Leeward Island Governmt. including Dominica took place on the 23 Nov. 1832. Third year of King William IV. Secretary of State for the Colonies Lord Goderick. Governor in Chief Sir Evan John Murray Macgregor Despatches from Secretary of State to the Governor in Chief. Date. 1833. 11 February...Copies of despatches, 11 Feb. 1833 through Feb. 1855, "Respecting former Nevis Quarantine Regulations.", Original digital object name: bei-m550, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Duplicate of Barbados Accott Currtt dat: 2 Septemb 1708 (docket title)
Royal African Company of England."Royall Affrican Comp: of England Their Accompt Currant..." 1 spreadsheet, Nov. 1706, April 1707, May-Sept. 1708, signed "Barbados Septembr 2, 1708 Errors Excepted Raynes Bate"Listing mostly sugars from various ships. This is related to the report dated 3 Sept. published in PRO CST Col. 1708-1709, 126., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m036b
Extract of a Letter From Mr. Grey Dat. 17th. June 99 (docket title)
"Abstract of a Letter from Mr. Grey Govr. of Barbados... His Majtys: Service will Suffer very much in all probability without having 2 or 3 men of Warr continually here..."--Captain Billingsley reported "in Chace of Kidd the Pyrate.", Original digital object name: bei-m032
Fergusson, Mudoch and Co. (firm) Madeira, 25 May 1773...
Signed, Fergusson, Murdoch and Co. (firm)."Sir We are favour'd with yours of the 22 March and are glad to hear of Capt. Wolcutts safe arrival..." signed "Fergusson, Murdoch and Co.", "Shipping prices of wine for 1773:" on 3d page., Original digital object name: bei-m220b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration.
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration."Monsieur Le Comte, J'ai l'honneur de vous adresser des discours du chancelier de l'échiquier et du Président du bureau du commerce de Londres, relatifs à la situation financière et commerciale de l'angleterre..." signed "Cte de Chabrol.""I have the honor to send you the reports of the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the President of the Bureau of Commerce in London, regarding the financial and commercial situation of England...", Original digital object name: bei-m538d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
George Washington, President of the United States of America...
George Washington, President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, Greetings:Printed in three columns: text in French, English, Dutch.Filled in "For Abner Derby Master of the Sloop Nancy 62 and 50/95 Tons, bound from Washington to St. Croix with a load of tobacco, peas, shingles, plank staves, hoops, tar."Signed by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and William Keats Deputy Collector.Jefferson served as Secretary of State from 1790 through 31 Dec. 1793. The Collector for the Port of Washington obviously had pre-signed forms in his possession., Original digital object name: bei-m357, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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