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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.
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.
Grenada, 1765 [Oath of Allegiance]
[Oath of Allegiance]Contains text, in French and English, of the Oath of Allegiance to George III and the Hanoverian succession, and of abjuration of the supremacy of the Pope and the claims of James III."Grenada Anno 1765" at top of first page.Begins (p. [1]): "Je, A. B... promesse et Serment, que Je Serai fidel, Loyal et OBeissant a Sa Majesté Le Roi George troisieme... Je, A. B. fais Serment, que... J'abhorre, deteste, et abjure... que des Princes Excommuniez... peuvent etre deposés... Je, A. B... professe... que notre Souverain Seigneur le Roi George troisieme, est legitime et veritable Roi..."The oath, re-copied in French with corrections, is set out in English on pp. [4]-[5].More than 1,200 signatures begin on page [5], divided by parish: St. George/ Basse: Terre, St. David/ Migrein, St. Andrew/ Marquis, St. Patrick/ Sauteurs, St. Mark/ Grand Pauvre, St. John/ Gouyave. Signatures are dated as late as June 1771. One page, headed "Tobago," has "The mark of Rochelle a Charaib X." The last pages bear signatures of people from Cariacou., Original digital object name: bei-m166, 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.
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.
Tobago Signals... [Tobago, ca. 1824?]
Tobago Signals...Son of Thomas Hargreaves (1775-1846), miniature-painter, who left three sons, all miniature-painters (DNB)., Original digital object name: bei-m528a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tobago, 20 May 1787. ALS to Captain Ebenezer Ricker, 2 p. 32 cm...
"Sir Inclosed you will receive Bill Lading for a Puncheon of Rum towards repaying the Expense of Educating Cloathing &amp, c of the Young lad under your direction of the name of William Forbes. I shall be glad to know at your Convenience how he goes on...", Original digital object name: bei-m312, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tobago, 3 March 17773. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Dear Sur I have the plasher to inform you of my porsceeding I have Sold and Delivered allmost the hol of my Cargo..." signed "Wm: Woolcutt", Original digital object name: bei-m220a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tobago, 8 Oct. 1787. ALS to Captain Ebenezer Ricker
"Sir, I have received your Letter of the 1st August informing me of my Boy Tom, for which I return you thanks... you cannot do him or me a greater favour than by keeping him close to his Book and writing...", Original digital object name: bei-m316, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tobago. The above Plan represents Forty Five Acres of Wood Land...
Tobago. The above Plan represents Forty Five Acres of Wood Land... part of Lot No. 42 in North East Division..."By a Scale of Ten Chains to an Inch." "Performed the 31st. Augt. 1774 by Matt: Terry Assist. to the Chief Surveyor."Boundaries include "Leith and Irvin," "Mr. Petrie," "Mr. Mill.", Original digital object name: bei-m229, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Wentworth, Joshua, 1742-1809. Portsmouth, 14 June 1773…
Wentworth, Joshua, 1742-1809."Capt. Robert Follett, Sir, The Schooner Nonpariel whereof you [torn] Master &lt, &amp, one third Owner of sd. Vessell and Cargo, and myself [Ow]ner of the other two thirds of sd., Interest&gt, -- being compleat [in] every respect for Sea-- You must proceed..." signed "Josh. Wentworth", Original digital object name: bei-m220c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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