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ALS, 1 p. "Noon 16 Feb. My Lord The Helicon has joined me being...
"Noon 16 Feb. My Lord The Helicon has joined me being sent to take the next Convoy to the Spanish Main, I do not find that Cap. Newcombe had any information to rely on...", Original digital object name: bei-m521d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Caracas, 28 March 1824. ALS to Donzelot, "Mon General...
"Mon Général, Je suis arrivé dans cette Capitale de Venezuela avant hier et me suis empressé de remetter pour depîcher à Mr. Le Marquis de Toro Intendant de ces Provinces... " signed "Bt. Chasseriau", Original digital object name: bei-m529d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Chassériau, Benoit, fl. 1790-1830? La Guayre, 17 May 1824
Chassériau, Benoit, fl. 1790-1830?"Mon Général, Lors du départ de Mr. Le Capitaine Denis Commandant le Brick Goellette de Guerre La Gazelle... Je serais de retour à La Gouaire... J'ai suivant vos désirs, Mon Général, cercai deux collections complettes de Journaux et vous les enverrai..." signed "Bt. Chasseriau", Original digital object name: bei-m529f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Fort Royal, 21 Feb. 1824. ALS to Donzelot, " La Mission...
"La Mission renferme deux points... de s'assurer des dispositions du Gouvernement de Colombia... avec L'Espagne par La Médiation de La France, et le Second de formenter des relations Commerciales entre ce nouvel Etat, la France et Ses Colonies des Antilles principalement la Martinique... Je crois qu'il faudrait débuter par Cartagène, seul point de... pénétrer à Santa fé de Bogota, où cet objet principal peut ître uniquement traité... Je ne pourrais plus me presenter à Colombia comme naturaliste où voyageur, il m'a fallu un titre que je puisse produire au besoin, et qui me laissât la faculté d'y faire tout le bien désirable..." signed "Bt. Chasseriau.", Original digital object name: bei-m529a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 10 Nov. 1823."My Lord Your Lordship will...
"My Lord Your Lordship will be pleased to learn that the Columbian Government yielding to my remonstrances determines to make the concessions I demanded from it in atonement of the affair of the Carnation..."Melville was First Lord of the Admiralty (1812-27); Owen was Commander in Chief, West Indies (1822-25)., Original digital object name: bei-m521t, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 10 Oct. 1823. "My Lord I thank your...
"My Lord I thank your Lordship for your Letter..." Favorable and particular mention of Captain Leith and Sir Thomas Cochrane., Original digital object name: bei-m521r, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 11 Oct. 1823. "My Lord My various returns..
"My Lord My various returns will shew Your Lordship that the promotions of Midn. to be Lieutenants in Admiralty vacancies extend to Mr. G: P: Baker, leaving Mr. S. Harisse belonging to the Forte at present first upon the List. There have been two Deaths...", Original digital object name: bei-m521s, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 12 May 1823, "My Lord I have been joined...
"My Lord I have been joined here by Mr P: F: Colinott late a Midshipman of the Liverpool in India..." Requests promotion for Colinott., Original digital object name: bei-m521l, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 3 Sept. 1823. "My Lord I have the honor...
"My Lord I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the List of Officers for Promotion...", Original digital object name: bei-m521q, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 7 Aug. 1823. "My Lord I have received the...
"My Lord I have received the Letters which Your Lordship has been good enough to send me..." Lists officers for promotion., Original digital object name: bei-m521p, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Kingston, Jamaica, 10 July 1823. "My Lord Sir...
"My Lord Sir Charles Rowley's Letter of the 19th of April has stated to Your Lordship that he considered the conduct of of Mr G. L. Campbell had rendered him unworthy of the promotion...", Original digital object name: bei-m521n, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
La Guayre, 26 March 1824. ALS to Donzelot, "Mon...
"Mon Général, Je part ce matin pour Caracas... Le Consul... n'est pas encore entré en fonctions, il parait que le Gouvernement de Colombia refuse de l'accréditer... on a eu ici des craintes par rapport aux hommes de couleur..." signed "Bt. Chasseriau", Original digital object name: bei-m529b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Martinique. Cabinet du Ministere. Envoi de documents relatifs a la...
Unsigned, Martinique. Cabinet du Ministre."Monseigneur, Mr. le contr'Amiral Baron Meynard de la farge, a remis... le commandement de la station à Mr. le contr'Amiral Jurien... Je profite... pour communiquer... les documents que j'ai remis à Mr. Samouel, pour la Mission qu'il doit remplir au Mexique... 1o. La note officielle... pour réclamer contre l'arrestation de Mrs. Schmates et de la Motte. 2o. La lettre d'accompagnement... 3o. L'instruction ostensible... 4o. L'instruction secrette... 5o. Copie de la lettre que j'ai cru devoir écrire confidentiellement, à Mr. Alaman... je joint de plus ici, sous le No. 6. copie de la lettre d'introduction que j'ai remise à Mr. Samouel, pour la partie confidentielle de sa mission près le Ministre des affaires étrangères du Mexique.", Original digital object name: bei-m529e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 10 March 1823
"My Lord By my Public Correspondence Your Lordship will observe that a Vessel under English Colours has been condemned at La Guayra It is my belief that she is a Spanish Vessel...", Original digital object name: bei-m521f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 13 Feb. 1823
"My Lord In the hope of yet gaining some Intelligence before the Sailing of the Transport <Success> by which my Letters will be sent I keep this open tile the moment of her Sailing, I however cannot expect the return of the Eden from Martinique tile about Saturday or that of the Forte from Porto Rico before that day week...", Original digital object name: bei-m521b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 16 Feb. 1823
"My Lord The information brought by the Eden, shews that General Mainwaring had been misinformed respecting the French Squadron..."with, on the same sheet:, Original digital object name: bei-m521c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 26 Feb. 1823
"My Lord Sir Thomas Cochrane speaks highly of the apparent sincerity of General La Tours the Governor of Puerto Rico, but there appears evasion in that part of the Letter quoted from the report of the Political Chief...", Original digital object name: bei-m521e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 26 March 1823
"My Lord A Merchant Ship <the Stedfast> is about to sail to day for Bristol... I avail myself of the occasion to send my Official Reports... the authorities of Porto Rico tho' yet without orders from home as they assert, are at length rousing, and resolve to do what is desired of them Viz To restrain their Privateers...", Original digital object name: bei-m521g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 28 March 1823
"My Lord I avail myself of the occasion of Lieut Tucker's going home... the Captain General and Political Chief at Porto Rico have acceded to my wishes in assuming Power themselves to restrain their Privateers..."Note below Owen's signature in another hand: "H.M. Sl: Ringdove sailed from England 20th. Feby. with dispatches announcing the final arrangement with Spain and recalling his former orders... ordering him to proceed to Iamaica... Ringdove would probably arrive in a few days after the date of this letter, at Barbadoes -- ", Original digital object name: bei-m521h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 8. Feb. 1823
Group of 19 letters, all to Melville on gilt-edge notepaper, all signed "E: W: C: R: Owen""My Lord The Forte was much more fortunate in the Winds at the commencement of her Voyage...", Original digital object name: bei-m521a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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