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Administration. Ecrivain Ordinaire des Colonies. Memoire Pour le...
Administration. Ecrivain Ordinaire des Colonies. Mémoire Pour le Brîvet d'Ecrivain Principal.Testimonial giving the history of Jean Baptiste Tegaud's career as Government Scrivener, 1764-1788, and the reasons for his promotion from Ordinary Scrivener to Principal Scrivener., Original digital object name: bei-m326, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Another Copy, the same.
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Diagram for M. Wm. Carmont Englishmans Bay Iune 1776 (docket title)
"Laid down by a Scale of 4 Chains to an Inch.""Tobago Iune 1776 The above Diagram represents... Land... The property of David Mill Esqr. ... The Boundries of said piece or parcel were pointed Out by Mr. Livingston and Surveyed Accordingly by Iohn Brown Sworn Surveyor.", Original digital object name: bei-m246, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Dummett, Joseph, fl.1824? [Tobago, ca. 1824]
Dummett, Joseph, fl. 1824?"The honor of your company is requested to a Tea and Dance, on Friday Evening the 26th April, at the House of Mr. Thomas Garner, Peazer's Pasture--Gentlemen 50 cts. Joseph Dummett.", Original digital object name: bei-m528b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Edinburgh, 16 April 1803. ALS to "Bernd Cobbe Esqr.,"...
"Sir, I have the honor to acquaint you, for the information of the Commissioners for Auditing the Public Accounts, that I put into the Post Office here the day before yesterday &lt, thursday 14th. April&gt, attested accounts and vouchers..." signed "Geo: Ferguson.", Original digital object name: bei-m422, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Fergusson, Mudoch and Co. (firm) Madeira, 25 May 1773...
Signed, Fergusson, Murdoch and Co. (firm)."Sir We are favour'd with yours of the 22 March and are glad to hear of Capt. Wolcutts safe arrival..." signed "Fergusson, Murdoch and Co.", "Shipping prices of wine for 1773:" on 3d page., Original digital object name: bei-m220b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Gouvernement des Isles du Vent [ca. 1760?] Ms. Fragment
"Gouvernement des Isles du Vent"The end of a description of France's Canadian colonies: "Toutes les affaires sont portées directement au Conel. Superieur, à l'exception de celles que le Commissaire ordonnateur decide en qualité de subdelegué de l'Intendant de Canada..."And the beginning of a précis on the French Antilles: "Gouvernement des Isles du Vent" "Il comprend La Martinique, Marie Galande, La Guadeloupe, St. Barthelemy, La Desirade partie de l'Isle St. Martin, La Grenade et Cayenne, outre les Isles de Sts. Lucie et de Tabago dont la propriété nous est actuellement disputée par les angloises. Il y a aussi les Isles de la Dominique et de St. vincent, mais elles appartiennent aux Caraïbes quoiquil y ait des françois établis, sourtout à la Dominique. ..."Population figures "Avant la guerre" and "pendant la guerre" on verso at bottom.Ends: "...Il n'y a point d'Eveque îtabli aux Isles du Vent, et l'Eglise y est desservie par divers ordres Religieux, dont chaque Superieur a les pouvoirs de Vicaire", Original digital object name: bei-m142, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
His Majesty To The HoNble Iohn Grahm Esqr.} Grant of Five Hundred Acres of woodLand in Great River Division Tobago (docket title0His Majesty To The HoNble Iohn Grahm Esqr.} Grant of Five...
Original digital object name: bei-m189a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jesse Nichols and M. T. Nichols his wife to J. Morison E. Ellice J. Reid and Cs. Ross Trustees of G. Morison Grant (docket title)
"Tobago This Indenture... Between Jesse Nichols and Maria Theresa Nichols late Myers... and John Morison Edward Ellice John Reid and Charles Ross..." signed "Jesse Nichols" "M T Nichols"Complicated use of revenue from Perrywood plantation in Tobago, operated by the creditor who uses part of it to pay rent and part to be applied against the indebtedness. It develops that the creditor has made a similar arrangement with the man to whom he is indebted.On the last page is a list of 42 slave names, and witness statements by Johnson Parsons, an American physician then in Tobago, for Jesse Nichols of Providence, and Thomas C. Hoppin, a Providence merchant, for Maria Theresa Nichols, also of Providence., Original digital object name: bei-m479, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter (photostat of published version) dated 13 November 1784...
Original digital object name: bei-m300a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mem: by The Duke of Wellington Feby 1828 on Lord Hill's assuming...
Mem: by The Duke of Wellington Feby 1828 on Lord Hill's assuming the Command of the Army.Begins "Memm for Lord Hill, Feby 14th 1828 I M Genl Sir Colin Campbell is the apppointed Governor of Tobago; and eventually of St Kitts..."; with six points altogether."When the Duke of Wellington became prime minister, Hill, who attained the rank of general 27 May 1825, was appointed to the command of the army <16 Feb. 1828> with the title of 'general commanding-in-chief'... he held the post over fourteen years" (DNB)., Original digital object name: bei-m544, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memoire du Roy pour Servir d'jnstruction au Sr. De Lacrois Intendant des Isles du Vent …
Memoire du Roy pour Servir d'jnstruction au Sr. De Lacroix Intendant des Isles du Vent. ..."...Sa Maté ayant fait choix du S. De Lacroix pour l'Intendance des Isles du vent, Elle a resolu de lui expliquer Ses jntentions Sur les principales parties de Son administration, pour le metre en etat de repondre a ce qu'Elle attend de Son Zele et de son aplication. "Cinq objets principaux doivent partager les Soins et l'attention du Sr. De Lacroix dans les Fonctions qui lui Sont confiées. La Religion, La Justice, La Police, La depense que Sa Maté. ordonne pour les Isles du Vent, et la perception des droits qui y sont établis. Mais avant que d'entrer dans le detail de ces differens objets, jl en a propos de lui rapeller une jdée generale des Isles du Vent qui sont sous la domination de Sa Maté." Sous le nom des Isles françoises du Vent sont comprises la Martinique, La Guadeloupe & Ses dependances, Marie Galande, St. Barthelemy, St. Martin, Ste. Zouzie[?] ou Ste. Lucie, La Grénade, et les Grenadins, Tabago, et Cayenne. ..."Signed "Louis"; countersigned "Phelypeaux." Specific instructions on troops; construction of fortifications including those at Guadeloupe and Grenada; taxes on sugar and coffee; administration of justice, hospitals, police, agriculture; full instructions on planting cacao, coffee, indigo, and cotton; development of the coasting trade with Canada and Louisiana; prevention of runaway slaves; good roads., Original digital object name: bei-m068, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. Douglas and Young to Messrs. Neave and Willett } Lease for a year. (docket title)
"Sold by Thos. Witherby Stationer. Birchin Lane. Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingross'd and Copied." engr. in initial.Alexander Douglas of St. Kitts and David Young of Grenada sell Calderham, in the Rockley Bay division of Tobago, to Richard Neave and John Willett; signed "Alexr. Douglas" "David Young by Alexr. Douglas his attorney" with slave schedule of 63 names., Original digital object name: bei-m211a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. Douglas and Young to Messrs. Neave and Willett } Mortgage of a plantation at Tobago for securing the repaymt. of £1600 and Interest at £5--.-- per Cent and all other Monies to be advanced./-- (docket title)
"Sold by Thos. Witherby - Stationer. Birchin Lane. Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingrossed and Copied." engr. in initial.Alexander Douglas and David Young have sold Calderhall to Richard Neave and John Willett. Signed "Alex. Douglas" "David Young by Alex. Douglas his attorney" "Richd. Neave" "John Willett"with (verso of 2d sheet): "To all Men to whom... David Young and Alexander Douglas send Greeting Whereas... there appears due... further security for £6735.8.11... over and above the £1600... [granting] The following Negro and other Slaves..." dated 24 Feb. 1775, with schedule of 63 names. Signed "Alexr. Douglas" "Davd. Young" and witness "Geo: Bristow.", Original digital object name: bei-m211c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr. McFarlane and others to Alexander Innes Esqur. } Conveyance...
Mr. McFarlane and others to Alexander Innes Esqr. } Conveyance and Assignment."Sold by W. G. and W. H. Witherby Birchin Lane" engr. in initial letter."This Indenture... Between Walter McFarlane... Duncan Buchanan... Christian Buchanan... John Currie... and Agnes his wife late Buchanan... Duncan McIntire... and Catherine his wife late Buchanan... John Hart... Janet his wife late Buchanan... Adam Walker... John Colquhoun... Catherine his wife late Walker... Alexander Innes..." involves the Belvidere and Friendsfield plantations in Tobago.Signed "Walter M Farlan" "Duncan Buchanan" "Adam Walker" "Duncan McIntyre" "John Currie" "John Hart" "John Colquhoun", Original digital object name: bei-m487, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Scraps etc. In the Tropics from 1824 to 1831... 14 Nov. 1824-1831...
Scraps &c. In the Tropics from 1824 to 1831...Begins "At Sea Nov.r 14th 1824..." Enumerates various estates, estate owners, flora and fauna, hurricane losses in 1831.Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Jan. 1983., Original digital object name: bei-m534, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Somersworth, N.H., 20 June 1793. ALS to "Christopher Irvin Esq. att…
"Dear Sir By my letters of the 27th January and 5th(?) of August 1792 You were fully informed of the disappointments I had met relative to the Several boys I had sent to my care for Education...", Original digital object name: bei-m355, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Revd. Peter Elmsley to The Honble. Alexr. Scott Richard Manley Esqr. and Andrew Whiteman Esqr. } Letter of Attorney. (docket title)
"To all to whom these presents shall come The Reverend Peter Elmsley... the only acting Executor of... his late Father Alexander Elmsly... Sendeth Greeting Whereas by Indentures of Lease and Release... between Alexander Campbell... and Alexander Elmsley... Alexander Campbell... Did... sell... Lott No. 8 and Lott No. 9... in the Bloody Bay Division of the Island of Tobago... belonging to the late Alexander Elmsley... Now these Presents witness That... Peter Elmsley Hath... appointed... Alexander Scott... Richard Manley... and Andrew Whiteman [of Grenada]... his true... Attornies... Peter Elmsley", Original digital object name: bei-m428, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tobago April 27th 1785. ALS to "Capt. Eben. Ricker, Scarbro'"
"Dr. Sir I herewith send you the Mullato boy Alexander &lt, His mother says&gt, Irvine, I have to request the favour of you to put him to school where he may both learn to read, write, and Cast Accts tolerably... he must work for his Bread...", Original digital object name: bei-m306, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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