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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.
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.