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17 April 1743. Ms. Letter to Joshua Sharpe, 13 lines, with integral address.
"Sir Rodille has serv'd Mr Math: Wayne allso wth a Writt..." signed "Gilbt: Fleming" with note at end signed "Matt Wayne.", Original digital object name: bei-m081a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
7 May 1743 Fleming agt Matthew} And for hearing in ye Petition.— (docket title)
Great Britain. Privy Council. Committee to hear Appeals from the Plantations."Council Office 7th May 1743 The Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for hearing Appeales and Complaints from the Plantations... to hear Counsel on the Petition of Gilbert Fleming Esqr. Lieut: General of the Leeward Islands, praying that the Order made at the Committee... for the said Mr. Fleming to Answer the Memorial of Govr: Mathew may be reconsidered, That... the said Memorial may not be heard at the same time with his Complaint against Governor Mathews -- ..." signed "W. Sharpe."Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m081b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of a Minute of Cabinet <14th Augt. 1795> (docket title)
"...Present Lord Chancellor Lord Privy Seal Duke of Portland Marquis Cornwallis Earl Spencer Lord Hawkesbury Lord Grenville Mr Pitt Mr Windham Mr Dundas His Majesty's Confidential Servants having taken under their serious consideration the present state of the War..."Recommends preparations for offensive in the Leeward Islands and St. Domingo, conquest of Guadeloupe and St. Lucia with not less than "15,000 Effective Infantry", no fewer than "12,000 effective Infantry" to attempt St. Domingo, in order to protect Jamaica as well as to swing the balance into British favor against France and Spain on St. Domingo, "a Body of Guards amounting to 3000 men to serve under General Abercromby.", Original digital object name: bei-m370, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ensign G. Sarda, 3d. Batt. 60 Regt. (docket title)
"His Excellency Thomas Trigge, Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in the Windward and Leeward Charribee Islands, &amp, c. &amp, c. &amp, c. To [Godrick Sarda, -- - ] Gent By Virtue of the Power and authority in me vested, I do by these Presents constitute and appoint you to be [Ensign -- - ] to that Company, whereof [blank] Esq. is Captain, in the [Sixtieth, &lt, or Royal American&gt, ] Regiment of [Foot,] commanded by [His Royal Highness, The Duke of York]..." signed "Thos. Trigge Lieut. General" and countersigned "R A.: Darling Ms.", Original digital object name: bei-m415, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, 25 Oct. 1788. Printed form
"By His Excellency Edward Mathew..." (printed), "You are hereby directed and required out of such Monies as are or shall come to Your hands for the Contingent or Extraordinary Expences... to pay... to the General and Staff Officers... the Sum set opposite their respective Names in the annexed Account... being their Pay..."Signed "Edw. Mathew", countersigned "I. T. Layard", and directed, across the bottom, to "David Fraser Esq. Deputy Pay master to His Majesty's Forces, Leeward Islands.", Original digital object name: bei-m324, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.