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15 Mar 1734/5 From Judge Burt to mr Budgen to get Watts's Ballce from mr Truman.— (docket title)
"Sir By the direction of his Excy General Mathew I take the freedom to inclose the within power of Attorney... The occasion is this John Watts an Infant dying here Intestate and no person having a better Right to take out Letters of Administration on the personal Estate whereof he dy'd possess'd, The Same was committed to me, and I have taken all that was here into my possession, but there is a Sum... in the hands of mr Thomas Truman..." signed "W. P. B."On William Burt cf. Oliver, History of Antigua 1:88.Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m062, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
17 April 1743. Ms. Letter to Joshua Sharpe, 13 lines, with integral address.
"Sir Rodille has serv'd Mr Math: Wayne allso wth a Writt..." signed "Gilbt: Fleming" with note at end signed "Matt Wayne.", Original digital object name: bei-m081a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
25th Jany 1742. Gilbert Fleming Esqr. agt Govr. Mathew Order in Council to Examine Witnesses (docket title)
"At the Council Chamber Whitehall the 25: day of Ianuary 1742. Upon a Motion... praying liberty for George Leigh of the Island of St. Christophers Esqr. and Iames Gregory of the said Island Esqr. to swear to their Affidavits... in relation to the Complaint of Gilbert Fleming Esqr. Lieut. General of the Leeward Islands against William Mathew Esqr. Governor in Chief of the said Islands..." signed "W. Sharpe.", Original digital object name: bei-m079a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
7 May 1743 Fleming agt Matthew} And for hearing in ye Petition.— (docket title)
Great Britain. Privy Council. Committee to hear Appeals from the Plantations."Council Office 7th May 1743 The Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for hearing Appeales and Complaints from the Plantations... to hear Counsel on the Petition of Gilbert Fleming Esqr. Lieut: General of the Leeward Islands, praying that the Order made at the Committee... for the said Mr. Fleming to Answer the Memorial of Govr: Mathew may be reconsidered, That... the said Memorial may not be heard at the same time with his Complaint against Governor Mathews -- ..." signed "W. Sharpe."Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m081b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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
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.
Commission qui donne la Rang de Capne. d'Infanterie aux Isles. Du Vent de l'Amerique.
Commission qui donne le Ranq de Capne. d'Infanterie aux Isles du Vent de l'amerique. Au Sr. de la Touche ayde major du quartier de la Trinité...Signed "Louis" "Phelypeaux.", Original digital object name: bei-m064, 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.
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 Letter from Mr. Pitt to Sir James Douglas-- dated Whitehall, 5th August 1761 (docket title).
Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m149b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ensign G. Sarda, 3d. Batt. 60 Regt. (docket title)
"His Excellency Thomas Trigge, Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in the Windward and Leeward Charribee Islands, &amp, c. &amp, c. &amp, c. To [Godrick Sarda, -- - ] Gent By Virtue of the Power and authority in me vested, I do by these Presents constitute and appoint you to be [Ensign -- - ] to that Company, whereof [blank] Esq. is Captain, in the [Sixtieth, &lt, or Royal American&gt, ] Regiment of [Foot,] commanded by [His Royal Highness, The Duke of York]..." signed "Thos. Trigge Lieut. General" and countersigned "R A.: Darling Ms.", Original digital object name: bei-m415, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Fleming, Gilbert, d. 1762. St Christopher, 14 April 17[42]
Fleming, Gilbert, d. 1762."Sir Mr Henry Fane writes me you are so kind to sollicite my Complaint agt Genll. Mathew... His Excelly, I think, will not... controvert the Facts, but will excuse ym by suggesting that De Lavaux was suspected to be a Spy... Poor Mans Unhappy Martyr to St Kitts and his inclination to the British Service. ... was locked up in a Dungeon, is not permitted Converse, Light or Necessarys, and is Dying by Inches..."For background on Lavaux' imprisonment see the Brimstone Hill fortification depositions of 16 July 1741 (M77 above).Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m079b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, 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.
Grenada, 25 Oct. 1788. Printed form
"By His Excellency Edward Mathew..." (printed), "You are hereby directed and required out of such Monies as are or shall come to Your hands for the Contingent or Extraordinary Expences... to pay... to the General and Staff Officers... the Sum set opposite their respective Names in the annexed Account... being their Pay..."Signed "Edw. Mathew", countersigned "I. T. Layard", and directed, across the bottom, to "David Fraser Esq. Deputy Pay master to His Majesty's Forces, Leeward Islands.", Original digital object name: bei-m324, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 22 May 1809. ALS to "Monsieur Le Commandant,"...
"Monsieur Le Commandant, Je Viens de recevoir une Lettre, non Signée que je presume etre de Vous, Je vous envoi donc Le rapport Des Coups de Canon tirés par Les Batteries...", Original digital object name: bei-m458, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jepson, John, fl. 1759
Jepson, John, fl. 1759."Dear Sir I rec'd. your Company Letter... please Send to Mr. Faneuil In Boston..." signed "John Jepson", Original digital object name: bei-m136b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
List of papers relating to Stores for Barbados and the Leeward Islands with what proceedings have been had thereupon. (docket title)
Covers 8 March through 26 August 1734. "before the Privy Council" added to the same title at head of first page. On the "sorts and stores of war... necessary for the defence of the Island of Barbados..." see PRO. CST. Colonial, 1734-1735, 152, 170., Original digital object name: bei-m059, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
London, 12 Jan. 1759. Ms. Letter to Davenport and Wentworth,...
Signed, "Gentlemen The 10th. Octor. was my last to you, the first of this Month I Adjusted your Accot. Currt. ...", has insured the Pretty Nancy and includes details. signed "Wm Baker", Original digital object name: bei-m136a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memoire pour yves-henry de la Touche-Limousiniere, Ecuyer Sr. de Mareüil... de la Grenade
"Memoire pour yves-henry de la Touche-Limousiniere, Ecuyer Sr. de Mareüil... de la Grenade, au nom Et Comme prenant le fait et Cause d'u Sr. La Touche Ecuyer Son fils, et du Sr. Saint Quitz, Demandeur. Contre Jeanne Marie, Jeanne Claverie, et Bernard Mauquier Se disant legataires Vniversels de defunt françois Claverie dit Toulouse... de la Grenade, Defendeure pour Jean-Paul de Masclavy, Ecuyer... Pour satisfaire au jugement de Messieurs le General Et L'Jntendant d'es Jsles françoises du Vent... du 20. mars 1738. et à leur Ordonnance du 12 Janvier 1739." Refers to "le plan du Sieur d'Imbert arpenteur" which is not present., Original digital object name: bei-m073, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ordre pour Le Transport des Blessés}... Fort Royal, Martinique...
Ordre pour Le Transport des Blessés}...Each battalion to have 30 negroes to transport the wounded. Signed "Le Vassor de La touche." Letterhead reads: "Louis Charles Le Vassor De La Touche, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal and Militaire de Saint Louis, Capitaine des Vaisseaux du Roi, Inspecteur des Troupes de la Marine, and Commandant Général aux Isles du vent de l'Amérique.", Original digital object name: bei-m151b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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