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Copy of Mr Burts Admõn of the Personal Estate of Jno Watts vera Copia Wm Smith (docket title)
"St Christophers By his Excellency William Mathew Capt General and Governr. in Chief in and over all his Majesties Leeward Charribbee Islands in America and ordinary of the same &c. Whereas William Pym Burt Esqr. ...hath Set forth that Iohn Watts... Dyed possessed of a personall Estate... of which Administration Remains to be granted and therefore prayed That Administration of all and Singular... of the said Iohn Watts might be granted and Committed unto him..."On William Burt cf. Oliver, History of Antigua 1:88., Original digital object name: bei-m060, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of a Minute of Cabinet <14th Augt. 1795> (docket title)
"...Present Lord Chancellor Lord Privy Seal Duke of Portland Marquis Cornwallis Earl Spencer Lord Hawkesbury Lord Grenville Mr Pitt Mr Windham Mr Dundas His Majesty's Confidential Servants having taken under their serious consideration the present state of the War..."Recommends preparations for offensive in the Leeward Islands and St. Domingo, conquest of Guadeloupe and St. Lucia with not less than "15,000 Effective Infantry", no fewer than "12,000 effective Infantry" to attempt St. Domingo, in order to protect Jamaica as well as to swing the balance into British favor against France and Spain on St. Domingo, "a Body of Guards amounting to 3000 men to serve under General Abercromby.", Original digital object name: bei-m370, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.