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17 June 87 From Mr Carmichael Rec'd ye 7 Aug (docket title)
First line: 17 June 87 From Mr Charmichael Rec'd ye 7 Aug..., "Sr: I send you inclosed the Coppie of Sr: Richard Duttons order to the Treasurer... and Coll: Walronds receipt..." signed "Arch. Carmichaell" with postscript., Original digital object name: bei-m026b
30 May 1685 From Mr. Carmichael (docket title)
First line: Sr: I now send you an Accot: From his Majties:... [first line], "Sr: I now send you an Accõt: From his Mãjties: Exche~qr: of this Island..." signed "Arch: Carmichaell.", Original digital object name: bei-m026a
A Perticuler List or Schedule of all and Singuler the Negroes horses Cattell Stock and Utensills of Plantation belonging to the within bargained Land and promises as followeth
A Perticuler List or Schedule of all and Singuler the Negroes horses Cattell Stock and Utensills of Plantation belonging to the within bargained Land and promises as followeth (Viz)... Recorded In the Secrerys office this 16th of 7d 1678 Edwyn Stede Depty Secrry. ...Stede served as collector in Barbados--Jacobsen reports letters at Porlock House (cf. p. 171, note).For a document by the same author dated 28 Feb. 1694 among the Harley Papers, British Library, see Handler 134., Original digital object name: bei-m019a
At the Court at Whitehall ye 13th of June 1663 Present The Kings most Excellt
First line: His Ma'tie haveing this day in Councell heard the Severall Pretensions of ye..., At the Court at Whitehall ye 13th of June 1663 Present The Kings most Excellt. Matie... Duke of Yorke Duke of Albemarle... Prince Rupert Lord Chamberlain Lord Chancellor Lord Holles Lord Treasurer Mr. Secry. Morice Lord Privy Seale Mr. Secry. Bennett His Matie having this day in Councell heard the Severall presensions of ye Earle of Kenoul the Lord Villughby of Parham, and all others who claime Title or Interest in ye Caribee Jslands..."Vera Copia John Nicholas"In 1666 "the English held four islands of the Leeward group, and to the south of them the island of Barbados, lying out in the Atlantic Ocean. The old Carlisle Patent which covered these islands was issued in 1627 by Charles I to the earl of that name, and twenty years later was leased by Carlisle's son to Lord Francis Willoughby of Parham. ..." (Crouse, pp. 16ff.)During Governor Willoughby's administration the proprietary form of government was abolished in Barbados, which was made a Crown colony. The King finally decided the whole revenue of the island to belong to the Crown. This petition attempts to settle claims against the estate of the Earl of Carlisle., Original digital object name: bei-m007a
Copies of letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 5 March . . . 12 March . . . 14 March 1691/2
(1) "Sr I write to you againe Sooner then I thought, the Inclos'd Letter to the Lords will find you the reasons of itt..."(2) "The Master of the same Vessell that brought me Last Week, a letter from my Lord Inchiquin..."(3) "Sr. This is the third time I have writt to you in eight dayes by 3 Severall Vessells..."(4) "Coll Codrington also informs me that Capt: Stubbles Commander of the England frigatt was att Antego repairing the Damage he rec'd from the French..."(5) "Sr. You may Remember that I told you att my Leaving England that I carryed over with me Mr. Siddon a Lawyer...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029d
Copies of letters to John Povey and Blathwayt, Barbados, 10 Aug. and 12 Sept. and 19 Sept. 1692
(1) "Sir Believing Mr. Blathwait to be with the King in Flanders I write to you... Give my humble Service to Mr. Blathwayt who I hope is safely return'd with his Maty: from Flanders. Copia"John Povey, Blathwayt's nephew, was his deputy in the Plantation Office (cf. Jacobsen, p. 250).(2) "Sir I congratulate your safe arrival into England... Glorious with your conquest over the French... Mr. Garth, a Captn. in the Duke of Bolton's Regimt. came in here, in a Sloop that had been to carry Prisoners to Martinico..."(3) "By a Vessell that arriv'd yesterday from Bermudas I am inform'd that an Expresse that was bound for England from the President of Jamaica... gives a Lamentable Relation of the Totall Destruction of Port Royall by an Earthquake but I hope itt is not so bad as itt is Reported."James Kendall was governor of Barbados 1690-1694., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029k
Copy of a letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 14 March 1691/2 and 20 April 1692
(1) "Sir This is the third time I have writt to you in Eight dayes, by three Lords..."(2) "Sir Since the writing the above Letter: Wrenn is dead, and Butler as Eldest Captn succeeds to the comand of the Squadron...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029e
Copy of a letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 7 Feb and 4 March 1691/2
Kendall, James, fl. 1692. Copy begins: "Sir By the Hanniball, and Captn. Wren I receivd yours of the third and twelfth of November, to which I will give you a full Answeur by the First Fleet that sayls with convoy..."ALS begins: "Sr. I write to you again sooner then I thought the inclos'd Letter to the Lords all give you the Reasons of itt. I have order'd Mr. Thornbrough to wayt on you..." "The same Vessell that brought me Last Week a Letter from my Lord Inchequeen wherein he gave me an account of his Sicknesse, Inform'd me also of his Death...", Original digital object name: bei-m029c
From Mr. Stede to The Committee (docket title)
First line: May it Please your: Lordships By the inclosed Coppy..., Stede, Edwyn, fl. 1679-1694."May it Please yor: Lordships By the inclosed Coppy... you will Please to observe what Papers were then Sent to yor: Lopps..." with ten signatures including Samuel Newton, Richard Howell, Henry Walrond, Thomas Wardall, John Beers, Edwyn Stede, John Walrond, Benjamin Knights., Original digital object name: bei-m019b
Latter to Blathwayt, 5:th Dec: 1682 From Mr. Witham 4 1/2 p cent (docket title)
First line: Sr. It was very pleasing to me to receive... [first line], "Sr. It was very pleasing to me to receive... and had been ye more... any Comande, which... I doe esteem... in which I doe with..." regarding the history of revenue collection in Barbados.Sir John Witham was Deputy Governor at Barbados 1680-85 for Sir Richard Dutton., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m021
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 11 June 1692
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Worthy Sr. By his Exenc. order I herewith Send you Coppyes of all Publiq busines transacted at the Councill...", Original digital object name: bei-m029i
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 12 Feb. 1691
First line: Though I have not beene soe happy this many months to have and Commands from..., Original digital object name: bei-m029a
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 13 Aug. 1692
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Sr. I now Send you in the Hampshire Copyes of all busines transacted at the Councill Board..."John Whetstone was Clerk of Council in Barbados--cf. PRO. Calendar. Colonial Series, v. 13., Original digital object name: bei-m029l
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 14 May 1692. From Mr Whetstone Recd. 13 Aug: 1692 (docket title)
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Worthy Sr. His Excie: our Governor: Order'd Mee to Signify to you that by the Man of Warr... all publiqe Affaires... will be then directed to your hands..."--discusses financial and political affairs., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029f
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 15 July 1692
Kendall, James, fl. 1692."Sr. This serves Only to inclose this act wch carries in itt a Present of 2000ll..." signed "Kendall," who asks permission to accept the gift and complains of the lack of news from home., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029j
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 15 March 16[92]
First line: Soe uncertaine have beene all our Conveyances for Europe of late by going in the winter..., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029b
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 23 July 1696, Drpt from Col. Russel (docket title)
Russell, Francis, d. 1696, colonel."Sr. I am soe fateagued with these three fleets that I was not able to write..." replying to charges made against him--"my owne contience does not accuse me of any crime... I wish those persons here would have bin soe faere with me as to have seen wt they wrote and--lett me have sent my owne iustification with it..." signed "F Russell" with postscript.Russell was governor of Barbados, 1694-96. Frere in his Short history of Barbados says there was dissatisfaction over a gift of £4,000 made to Russell by the Assembly.From the J. G. Bell and--Sir Thomas Phillipps Collections., Original digital object name: bei-m029m
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 31 Jan. 1680
First line: Honored Sr. The great obligations you have layed... [first line], "Honored Sr. The great obligations you have layed upon mee... require my acknowledgements to you... though my Six weekes Confinement to my bedd, by a feavor and my old enimy the Gout&gt--from whence I am but this day risen...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019c
Letter to Blathwayt, London, 26 March 1681
First line: Sr Since his Matye hath beene pleased to remoove [first line], Tyrwhitt, Francis, fl. 1681."Sr Since his Matye hath beene pleased to remoove the Court to Oxon--And having to doe wth. Potent men, as my opposers&gt--wch possibly may Endeavor to passe theire Accounts with you there, and thereby surprize his Matys Officers in getting Allowance of Tallyes wch. ought not to be allowed them..."In July of 1682 William Blathwayt became Auditor-General of His Majesty's Revenue in America--cf. PRO, Calendar of Treasury Papers 1556-7 -- 1696 1:10., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019e
Letter to the Lords commissioners of the Treasurey, Barbados, 1680
"May it please yor Lordships:", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019d

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