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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.
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.
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.
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.
Wavel Smith Petition agt. Report. (docket title)
"To the King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council -- The Humble Petition of Wavell Smith and Savile Cust Esqrs. Secretary & Clerk of the Crown... Sheweth... That by the first of the Said two Acts your Petrs. are Deprived of all their usual and accustomary fees for Publick business and in Lieu thereof a Salary is Settled but in no sort equal... 4th of March 1733/4...", Original digital object name: bei-m057, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.