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24 June 1748
"Sir I have not yet received the information from Leeward which was to direct me in the purchase of the Land at Brewer's Bay in Tortola... If your Excellency will purchase for me the 350 acres of Land at Tortola I will release my claim to All the Negros Watts dy'd possess'd of, as well as to their Hire... Gilbt: Fleming" Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m099d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
30 May 1748. ALS to Sq. Doctor Jarvis at Antigua
"Sir I take extremely kindly the preference you have given me in the purchase of Brewer's Bay, and shall allways remember it... Gilbt: Fleming", Original digital object name: bei-m099c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A List of the Negroes belonging to the Plantation of Sir George Douglas Bart. In Antigua. At present under Lease to Robert Harvey Esqr. Taken the [blank] Febry. 1788. (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m318a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Plan of the Cane land in the Estate of Sir James Douglass...
A Plan of the Cane land in the Estate of Sir James Douglass with a Sketch of the whole estate and A Plan of the Cane peices in the land called Ravenscraft And of the Cane-land in the Estate rented of Shute Yeamans Esqr. By Samuel Clapham Surveyor General 1757.On Yeamans see Oliver, History of Antigua III:271., Original digital object name: bei-m124, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Account of Ditto, from the Year 1770 Inclusive to the Year 1780...
Account of Ditto, from the Year 1770 Inclusive to the Year 1780 Exclusive..., Original digital object name: bei-m143b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Account of Sugars made and Ship't or otherwise disposed of,..
Account of Sugars made and Ship't or otherwise disposed of, from the Estate of Mess Douglas's, under Lease to Robert Harvey Esqr. including at the same time, the Sugars also made from Mr. Harveys own Estate adjoining, that is the quantity of Sugar made from the whole property, from the year 1760 Inclusive to the Year 1770 Exclusive, being 10 Years. ..., Original digital object name: bei-m143a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
An Account of the Quantity of Sugars made, on the Joint Estates, of...
An Account of the Quantity of Sugars made, on the Joint Estates, of Sir George Douglas Bart: and Robert Farquhar, in the Island of Antigua, for the last ten Years, Vizt: from the Year 1805, to 1814, both Years inclusive..., Original digital object name: bei-m475, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Another copy, on lined paper
-----. Another copy, on lined paper, includes list of stock., Original digital object name: bei-m318c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Another copy.
-----. Another copy., Original digital object name: bei-m271b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua -- Pownall vs Pickwood } Copy Record-- (docket title)
"Antigua George the Fourth... To The Honorable Paul Horsford Chief Iustice of our Court of Common Pleas for our said Island Antigua Greeting. Because in the Record and proceedings as well as in giving of Iudgment in a Plaint... before you... Between Richard Lovely Nanton Deputy provost Marshal, plaintiff, and Thomas Daniel and John Daniel, Defendants, of a Plea of Debt, manifest Error hath intervened... we... do Command you... send to our Court of Error... the Record and proceedings of the Plaint aforesaid..." with seal of the Chief Justice of Antigua, Paul Horsford.No reference found to Pownall or Pickwood., Original digital object name: bei-m546, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 13 July 1762. Ms. Bill of exchange
"...Excha. for £500 Stg: a. 60 pC.t At thirty Days sight..." signed "Peter Alsop" "Approved G B Rodney..." "Recivd the Contents Eliz. Neale" (on verso).In this year, Rodney reduced Martinique and took St. Lucia, Grenada, and St. Vincent., Original digital object name: bei-m157, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 18 Feb. 1785. ALS, 3 p. 23 cm. Holes with loss of text...
"Dear Sir! I have the pleasure to inform you of the safe Arrival of the Ship Joshua... The late Arrivals from all parts of America has sunk Lumber near 50 p Cent... our Men of War are stationed at all the English Islands to prevent the Americans from trading..." signed "Jno. Rose", Original digital object name: bei-m303, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 18 May [&] 14 June 1780. ALS to "Sir James Douglass"
"Sir The preceding letter is Copy of my last...""Sir By the foregoing, You was advised of Doctor Midf. McNamaras Death and... the Estate, which by his decease, is your property, I wrote you of my Intention to take Councils Opinion... I have given Mr Robert Harveys Attorneys Notice of your Right... They have wrote their Correspondant John Anthony Rucker... who I doubt not will Correspond with you... When Every Estate in this Island... has fail'd... Your Estate... has never been known to fail... The weather has been so dry we have not water to drink in many parts of the Country, the Navy are keeping Crafts constantly employ'd Carrying the Water from Your Spring...", Original digital object name: bei-m271a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 2 July 1759. ALS to Davenport and Wentworth
"Gentleman I have got a full Ship at Last and Sales to morrow with the fleet for England..." signed "Robt Stokell", Original digital object name: bei-m139, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 22 July 1758. ALS to Davenport and Wentworth...
"This my Second by Capt: Phillips... to acquaint you of my arrival at Antigua where I have Sold my Cargo to Mr: John Day... I run for St: Kitts but fell in to windward and was very Lucky for there is 2 Frigates one of 28 the Other of 30 or 36 Guns Crusing of St: Kitts and have been in to Statia and it is said they are to Convoy Dutch Ships Clear of the Islands--..." signed "Dan Wentworth" with postscript.Includes local prices, asks for insurance., Original digital object name: bei-m132, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 28 Dec. 1847. ALS to Mr. and Mrs. J. Murray [of Newcastle],...
"Dear Friends You will think me very delatory... by not writing to you before now... the first person called upon was William Turnbull he is standing in a Drapers Shop... Sandy Dalgleish... provision and Grog Store... Robby Hogg... John Scott... his brother Archie... I got a situation as overseer on an adjourning estate about a mile from J. Scott's and about the same from Archibald's... the system of making Rum of which I promised to give you a full account... Our population consists of upwards of one hundred Negroes... between forty and fifty Porteguese... upwards of one thousand emigrants imported from the Island of Madeira... on account of the famine... the Royal Bank of Liverpool which failed sometime ago has been very much felt here one of the directors being one of the chief partners for the Estate on which I am living... that is one of the Messers Shands of Liverpool... the Liddisdale people here are well... George Dalgleish arrived... James Gedders(?) died... Archibald Scott was married..." signed "Andrew Thorburn.", Original digital object name: bei-m577, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua. At a Court of Vice Admiratly held for the said Island...
Antigua. At a Court of Vice Admiralty held for the said Island of Antigua at the Court House in the Town of Saint John in the said Island on Friday the twenty first day of Aug. one thousand eight hundred and one. Present The Worshipful Edward Byam, Judge. Our Sovereign Lord the King Against The Ship Vrena whereof Jacob Mildenstein was late Master and her Lading, seized and taken by His Majesty's Ship of War the Leviathan whereof Edward Durnford King Esquire is Commander, and brought into the Port of Saint John in this Island Antigua...Signed "A True Copy Wm: Mathews. Regr. in Admiralty.", Original digital object name: bei-m417, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bakers Map 1748
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Billinghurst, Joseph, Crown and Colony Surveyor. [diagram of land in the Warrawarrou Valley of St. Vincent] May, 1813
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-j, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Boston, 23 Sept. 1773. Ms. Letter to Joshua Wentworth, signed...
Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m224a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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