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Fort de France, 30 Dec. 1802. Printed form
"Colonies. Isle De La Martinique, Et Dépendances.}" "Le Capitaine Général de la Martinique et Sainte-Lucie" printed at top.Ms.: "Au Ministre de la Guerre. Citoyen Ministre. J'ai l'honneur de vous prévenir que j'ai fait partir ce matin pour Ste. Lucie, 86 hommes qui restaient à la Martinique... je l'ai donnée [le command] au Citoyen Noquèr frère du Général de ce nom..." signed "Villaret"Form printed at Martinique?Preparations to protect St. Lucia from the British., Original digital object name: bei-m419, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Fort-Royal, 6 Jan. 1747. Ms. letter, signed, to Maurepas
Signed, "Monseigneur on ma assuré que le roy fesoit cas d'un fruit de ce pays qu'on appelle chadeques, j'en ai fait embarquer plusieurs..." in a ship belonging to the Compagnie des Indes; signed "Le M. de Caylus" Parke-Bernet Galleries, Historical French Documents of the Eighteenth Century... From the archives of Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux Comte de Maurepas, N. Y. 1962 (sale 2092, lot 7)., Original digital object name: bei-m097b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
La Martinique et Ste Lucie. Etat des dépenses a faire a la martinique...
La Martinique et Ste Lucie. Etat des dépenses à faire à la martinique et Ste Lucie Pour le Service du Roi pendant L'année 1772. ..., Original digital object name: bei-m207, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Martinique, 1 Dec. 1746. Ms. letter, signed, to Maurepas
Signed, "Monseigneur Je Profite de La meme voye Dont Je me fera pour vous informer de L'arrivée de Mr De Foligny pour vous rendre compte de La Situation Critique ou Se trouve M Rauché. Il Est Dangereusement malade d'une fievre continüe avec des redoublemens. ..."; as Caylus is too busy with the squadrons he has confided his care to excellent physicians; signed "Le M. de Caylus", Original digital object name: bei-m097a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Martinique, 15 Nov. 1747. Ms. orders to Delignery
"Le Marquis de Caylus... Il est ordonné au Sieur Delignery... de prendre le commandement du bateau du Roy dans lequel est embarqué Le Sr Poüet[?]... pour Se rendre en La dte isle de Ste Lucie et y continuer les services..." signed "Le Marquis de Caylus", Original digital object name: bei-m097c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Morrins test (docket title)
First line: The deposition of William Morren aged twenty foure..., Probably written in Massachusetts Bay., "The Deposition of William Morren aged twenty foure yeares or thereabouts. Saith. That Being one of the Seamen Belonging to the Ship Dolphin when Thomas Savage was master of her on a voyage to the West Indies, we being at an Island called St Lucia... sd Sloop loaded from or vessell twice... by the ordr of mr augustin Melot... mr melot desired or master to let him have the Boate and two men and he would goe over to Martinicoe... I Being one of the men... taken upon oath 25th. 6.77 before me Simon Bradstreet Rgr."After a long wait for his return, they left Melot behind., Original digital object name: bei-m016