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Cardwell, Edward... Monserat, 14th March 1865.
Cardwell, Edward."Montserrat Governor Hill Private 14th March 1865 Sir, I have received your private letter of 21st. Dec. 1864... I am glad to have it in my power to give Effect to your recommendation..." initialled "E. C.", Original digital object name: bei-m597b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Govr. Hill in favour of Capt. Shaw to administer the Govt. of Montserrat (docket title)
Unsigned, "Confidential Antigua 21st Decr. 1864 Sir, It is my duty to bring under your notice that the Senior Member of Council at Montserrat Mr Saunders although upright and well meaning is not a Man of Administrative ability... I did myself the honor to recommend... Commander Edward Wingfield Shaw..." signed "Stephen I Hill Governor Leeward Islands"Shaw was Hill's private secretary., Original digital object name: bei-m597a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Relative to my not being Subject to pay Taxes as Governor of the...
Signed, "Relative to my not being Subject to pay Taxes as Governor of the Island.""Sir By an Act of this Island passed in the Year 1678... 'Whereas the Council and Representation of the Island aforesaid, have considered the great Charge and trouble that daily attend the Governor[...] do desire that the Governor[...] be free from all taxes and impositions, either in their personal or Real Estates[...]'... I therefore acquaint you that the Government of these Islands having devolved on me, on the absence of Sir Thos: Shirley -- my Real and personal Estates... are for the time being exempted... John Nugent", Original digital object name: bei-m330, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.