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1775? Ms., 8 p. With typed transcription. Begins: "The Barracks..."
Royal York Rangers.Begins: "The Barracks occupied by the Royal York Rangers in Trinidad, are situate in the interior of the Islands: at a small village East of Port of Spain..."Oake, adjutant of the Rangers, ascribes most of the Rangers' illnesses to the poor location and ventilation of the barracks in relation to the surrounding land and vegetation., Original digital object name: bei-m230, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Abstract of Assignment from Mr. Lushington, London, 4 January...
[Abstract of Assignment from Mr. Lushington]Begins (p. [1]): "Know all Men by these Presents that I William Lushington... am held and firmly bound to John Stewart... and Alexander Fraser..." and continues "Whereas by Indentures of Lease and Release bearing date[s 22 and 23 Aug. 1814]... between Ralph Leycester... Christopher Idle... Joseph Marryat... William Timson... <Assignees of the Estate and Effects of Charles Boldero, Edward Gale Boldero, Sir Henry Lushington Baronet and Henry Boldero...> John Blackett... John Mann <Assignees of William Lushington the elder Merchant a Bankrupt>..."Centered on the "Plantation or Estate... in... Trinidad... formerly called... Concordia but then commonly called... Camden" (p. [7]).Red ink corrections and marginal notes initialled "J. H." with extensive note, "...I have perused the Abstract of Assignment from Mr Lushington <which is not so satisfactory as could be wished> and have made some observations upon it... There are some Queries and remarks on the Margin of this Draft which will require attention..." signed at end "J. Humphry Garden Crt. Temple 4th Jany 1819.", Original digital object name: bei-m497a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Camden Slaves 57 Mr Humphry To peruse and advise and to [?] as within requested Mr Forbes will call on Mr Humphry on Tuesday at One Forbes Ely Place 29 Aug. 18[18] (docket title)
"Instructions for Conveyance of Slaves In February 1813 Messrs Fraser and Stewart purchased at Garraway's an Estate called the Camden in Trinidad with Negroes as mentioned in the Particulars of Sale but which Negroes it appears did not comprize the whole number... you are requested to peruse and consider the several Papers and to advise what further Evidence... shod. ... be required... to draw the Conveyance to them -- you are also requested to point out the objections and difficulties and risks..."Humphry's opinion fills about one sheet and is signed "J Humphry Garden Crt. Temple 2nd. Sept. 1818. -- ", Original digital object name: bei-m497b, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Eversley Rectory, Winchfield, 8 March 1870.
"Musical Fish... I have also heard the musical fish (of which our mutual friend Mr. Spicer writes to you) in the coves of the Bocas Islands, off Trinidad..." signed "CKingsley". Much overwritten., Original digital object name: bei-m601, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Proprietors of Estates in British Guiana and Trinidad and Others and Alexander Macgregor Esqre. } Agreement as to Chinese Immigrants. (docket title)
Importation of Chinese as indentured servants was allowed under the Chinese Passenger Act of 1855. Twenty-seven proprietors put up £2 per head plus £20 upon importation. Thomas Gerard went to collect laborers in China. The largest hopeful importer was Coven Bros. and Co., merchants, asking for 400 Chinese of the total of 2,690., Original digital object name: bei-m589, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad No 1512. /C/. Adjudication and Award in favor of Peter Bell and Auguste Darbain in Trust for Dominique Iacob Pinto and Ioseph Ernest Pinto... (docket title)
Appoints Peter Bell of London and Auguste Darbain of Arima, Trinidad, as trustees.Certificate of baptism for Joseph Ernest Pinto dated Port of Spain, 10 Nov. 1842., Original digital object name: bei-m564, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad, 6 April 1853. ALS to Mrs. Gladstone
"My dear Mrs. Gladstone Mr. Knox, the Chief Justice of this colony is about to go home..."Harris governed Trinidad from 1846 through 1854., Original digital object name: bei-m583, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad, 8 Feb. 1856. ALS.
"My dear Sir, I was prepared to find Monor. Spaccapietra raising objections to his proposed naturalization, but... they take a shape which I do not think was contemplated... It seems to be the general impression here... that the mere taking the oath of allegiance may be considered a sufficient act of submission... instead of its being a sine qua non that the prelate must be a British subject... till a British subject is appointed, [competent authority] could not object to his receiving the stipend..." signed "Rob W Keate."Keate was governor of Grenada, 1853-1857., Original digital object name: bei-m587, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad, This contract and agreement made and entered...
Trinidad, This contract and agreement made and entered into between William Mackintosh... and Ioseph Hearn... [who] engages to rent... no. 28 Queen Street in... Port of Spain for... Five months... Thirty dollars payable each month... It is also agreed no flower Pots or other things be placed on the Balconies of the said house..., Original digital object name: bei-m580, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad. To all to whom these Presents shall come I Lucas...
Trinidad. To all to whom these Presents shall come I Lucas Tentooren Gumbes of the said Jsland Apothecary Send Greeting Whereas I am a Creditor of John Still now or late of the City of London and late a Clerk in Cash Book office in the Bank of England and against whom a commission of Bankrupt... hath been issued... for proving all claims..., Original digital object name: bei-m499, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
West Indian Mems [i.e., memoirs]
Original digital object name: bei-m593a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.