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The Lord Carleils graunt to Coll John Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Third day of Aprill in the fourth year of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God of England…, Date on manuscript is 1628 - not 1658, Original digital object name: bei-m003b, Hough and Hough notes: "Inrolled in the close Rolles in Chancery the fifteenth day of July in the yeare of our Lord 1658 [sic] By Humfrey Haggard... Earle of Carlile & Jefferson & Johnson."Carlisle had been granted a royal patent on 2 July 1627, appointing him Lord Proprietor of the English Caribbee Islands. This grant for 1,000 acres in St. Kitts "now in the actual possession and occupation of the said John Jeaffreson, but late being parcel of certain gardens late belonging to the Indian Savages of the Island" was to Jeaffreson and Johnson, in reward for help in "keeping the Island against the Savages and others" and for "defeating, suppressing and conquering of the Natives and other Savage inhabitants of the Island... indeavouringe to have slayne and extirpated the said John and other his majesties subjects there then planted, dwelling and inhabiting."
The State of the Case Presented by The Revd. Christopher Jeaffreson at Dullingham House May 21. 1824 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m119z10, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The counterpte of the Assignemt. to Mr. Willm: Freeman. 1652 (docket title).
First line: The counterpte of the Assignemt. To Mr. Willm:..., The counterpte of the Assignemt. To Mr. Willm:..., Signed "William Freeman", Original digital object name: bei-m003a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Hough and Hough notes: "St Christophers Manor of Godwin" Signed "William Freeman"
This is a group of letters "mainly from French civilians... writing to...
This is a group of letters "mainly from French civilians... writing to members of their families, to friends, or to business partners, in the dependent Swedish colony of St. Bartholomew... At this stage of a mainly naval war the English were gaining the advantage at sea and communication between the French islands was becoming difficult... [the letters] were going, by private arrangements, in American ships bound for New York and Philadelphia with sugar from the French islands. On arrival, letters were being transferred to outward-bound American merchantmen. The longer way round was the shortest way home... It is clear, from the dates on these letters, that nearly all were intercepted on their way to St. Bartholomew, at about the same time..." (Skrine)The letters are discussed, and some quoted in translation, by Walter Skrine in "Guadeloupe Correspondence 1800-1801," Philatelist, Dec. 1966, p. 66-69, 101-105., Original digital object name: bei-m406, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Thomas Rowland Esqr: to Mr Patrick Burke } Release in Fee of Lands in the parish of St Ann Sandy point. 16th Iuly 1756 (docket title)
"Sold by T. Davids Stationer in Clifford's Inn Fleet Street" engr. in elaborate initial."...Thomas Rowland of... Saint Christopher Esquire and Patrick Burke of the same... Island Gentleman Witnesseth that... Rowland Hath... Sold... Burke... All that Plantation... late of Thomas Rowland Esquire his Father deceased... in the Island aforesaid... And also All that other Plantation... lately purchased... from Theodore Vanelbrugh George's Esquire... in the aforesaid Island and adjoining to the... Land above mentioned..." signed "Thomas Rowland.", Original digital object name: bei-m122, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Undated invoice of Mr. Francis Lodwick
Probaly written in London, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-17
Undated poem composed by the writer's cousin, Christopher
First line: On the life of Man. by my cosin Christoper, Probably written in Dullingham, England., This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family., Original digital object name: bei-m003h-16
Vaye, 14 Jan. 1800. ALS to Maisoncelle Vertille
Mon cher frere depis deux ans, je nes pas eus de vos nouvelles, et Selon la lettre que vous mavée Écrite vous deviée quiter St Barthellemy, pour aler à la nouvelle angleter... signed "Vertille.", Original digital object name: bei-m406a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Warrawarou---Dubuque Proo Ground
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Wavel Smith Petition agt. Report. (docket title)
"To the King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council -- The Humble Petition of Wavell Smith and Savile Cust Esqrs. Secretary & Clerk of the Crown... Sheweth... That by the first of the Said two Acts your Petrs. are Deprived of all their usual and accustomary fees for Publick business and in Lieu thereof a Salary is Settled but in no sort equal... 4th of March 1733/4...", Original digital object name: bei-m057, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
William Mathew Burt Esqr. to Messrs. Curtis and Lovell-- } Conveyance of Goathill Plantation in the Island of St. Christophers (docket title)
William Mathew Burt sold "Goathill Plantation otherwise called Belvidere" in St. Christopher to John Trehawke, John Curtis, and Robert Lovell. Signed "William Mathew Burt" and marked "<F>" at top., Original digital object name: bei-m247, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Wingfield Manor Appertaining to Chrisr Jeaffreson...
Wingfield Manor Appertaining to Chrisr Jeaffreson Esqr In St. Christophers Island..." "Surveyed April 10 1682 by M. Lord Rogers and Copied and Reduced from his Plan. February 20 1819 by CJ", Original digital object name: bei-m119s04, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
With papa's return envelope, addressed "A MonSieur zaCaro...
With papa's return envelope, addressed "A MonSieur zaCarÿ Gourdent a St Bartellemÿ.", Original digital object name: bei-m406kk, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1716] A Lease from Christopher Jeffreson Esqr. to Major General Lambeth of the plantation or Mannor of Wingfield in St Christophers for Twelve Yeares at 200l p [annum] to [expire] at Lady Day 1728. (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made that ffifteenth Day of May in the Seventh Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland..., Written From Dullingham, England, Signed "Christopher Jeaffreson.", Original digital object name: bei-m003ff, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1727] C Jeaffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. A Lease of a Plantation in the Island of Saint Christophers For 30 Years from Lady Day 1728 Yearly Rent 250£ (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Thirtyeth day of November in the Second Year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord George the…, Signed "Charles Pym.", Original digital object name: bei-m003ii, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1728] Bond from Charles Pym and Thos Truman to Chrisr Jeaffreson for Performance of Covenants (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per pr'sentes nos Carolus Pym de Insula S'cts..., Original digital object name: bei-m003jj
[Guadeloupe, May 1801]
Ma cher dame Je vous écrit une Trer petis Lettre ces pour vous donner de Mes nouvelle... signed "Anne Harding.", Original digital object name: bei-m406ee, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
a Copy of the Power of Atty Genl Jeaffreson to RW Pickwood Esqr... Pocock and Forbes Ely Place 24 Oct 17 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m119t, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m104a
"...Honourable William Mathew Burt of... St. Christopher... And The Honble. James Verchild of the Island aforesaid... Witnesseth that... Burt... Hath... Sold... All that plantation... of him the said... Burt... in the... said Island..." signed "William Mathew Burt" "James Verchild" with seals. The land is in St. Ann Sandy Point, St. Kitts., Original digital object name: bei-m104a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
journal du voyage du Baron Grant en revenant de l'isle de france en Europe, en 1758. (ms. cover title)
Original digital object name: bei-m126, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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