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Antigua 20 Augt. 1779 Letter from Commodore Collingwood with an accot. of his proceedings at English Harbour. Recd. by the Surprize 27 Augt. (docket title)
"Grafton, English Harbour 20th Augst. 1779 -- Sir I have to inform you that there are yet in this Harbour the Venus and Star -- they have began coppering the Venus... The Pelican Brig is... so very defective as... not to be worth repairing... I... inclose... two Letters... from Captain Thomson... respecting Montserrat... The Deal Castle is still attending on Governor Burt, and has never yet joined me. There has been so much Work on the Small Craft... not a stroke has been struck for the Grafton... Thos. Collingwood", Original digital object name: bei-m266, 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.
Govr. Hill in favour of Capt. Shaw to administer the Govt. of Montserrat (docket title)
Unsigned, "Confidential Antigua 21st Decr. 1864 Sir, It is my duty to bring under your notice that the Senior Member of Council at Montserrat Mr Saunders although upright and well meaning is not a Man of Administrative ability... I did myself the honor to recommend... Commander Edward Wingfield Shaw..." signed "Stephen I Hill Governor Leeward Islands"Shaw was Hill's private secretary., Original digital object name: bei-m597a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
John Stanley Esqr and John Willett Esqr. to Richard Neave Esqr. } Release of Moiety of plantations at Montserrat. (docket title)
"Sold by Witherby and Son Stationers No. 9, Birchin Lane, Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingross'd and Copied." engr. on initial.Indenture quadrupartite between Richard Neave, John Willet, John Stanley, and Abraham Winterbottom; signed "Richd: Neave" "John Willett" "John Stanley" "A Winterbottom."Land "formerly the Estate of... Earl Daniel... by the name of Daniels Plantation...", Original digital object name: bei-m279, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Peter Wheatland and Rebecca his Wife to Sir Thos Neave Bart. } Release in Fee. (docket title)
"Montserrat. This Indenture... Between Peter Wheatland... Rebecca his Wife of the One Part and Sir Thomas Neave... <by Charles Venn of the aforesaid Island...> of the other Part. Whereas... Peter Wheatland hath requested... to exchange for... Coopers Gut..."Signatures of "Peter Wheatland" "Rebecca Wheatland" "Thomas Neave by His atty. Chas. Venn", Original digital object name: bei-m543, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Relative to my not being Subject to pay Taxes as Governor of the...
Signed, "Relative to my not being Subject to pay Taxes as Governor of the Island.""Sir By an Act of this Island passed in the Year 1678... 'Whereas the Council and Representation of the Island aforesaid, have considered the great Charge and trouble that daily attend the Governor[...] do desire that the Governor[...] be free from all taxes and impositions, either in their personal or Real Estates[...]'... I therefore acquaint you that the Government of these Islands having devolved on me, on the absence of Sir Thos: Shirley -- my Real and personal Estates... are for the time being exempted... John Nugent", Original digital object name: bei-m330, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Richd Neave Esqr to Mr A Winterbottom } Lease for a Year. (docket title)
"Sold by Witherby and Son Stationers No. 9, Birchin Lane, Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingross'd and Copied." engr. on initial.Richard Neave sold Abraham Winterbottom "All that undivided Moiety or half part... of Daniels plantation..." in St. Anthony's parish in Montserrat; signed "Richd. Neave.", Original digital object name: bei-m278, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.