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10 July 1773. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Dear Sir We have been Endeavouring to get the Ship off but have never had so good prospect as this Morning when we had a fresh Tryal with the Large Gundat jnstead of the Lighter..." signed "Jonathan Cary.", Original digital object name: bei-m222, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
17 June 87 From Mr Carmichael Rec'd ye 7 Aug (docket title)
First line: 17 June 87 From Mr Charmichael Rec'd ye 7 Aug..., "Sr: I send you inclosed the Coppie of Sr: Richard Duttons order to the Treasurer... and Coll: Walronds receipt..." signed "Arch. Carmichaell" with postscript., Original digital object name: bei-m026b
24 March 1807. Kings Constitution. James Ogilvie to be an Assistant Commissary in the West Indies (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m446, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
25 Dec. 1752-6 Mar. 1759. Ms. Logbook
"A Log and Iournall of Our Intended Voiage By Gods Permissn in the good Sloop Sollomon Cap. E. S. Comr. From Sandy Hook... Decem. 25th 1752..." (leaves 1-11; through 4 April 1753)"...Sloop Mary... N York... Towards Placentia in N. Foundd... July ye 2nd 1753..." (leaves 12-18)"...Sloop Catherine... N York to Georgia... Novemr. ye 2nd [1753]..." (leaves 19-20; through 12 Nov. 1753)"...Sloop Dove... S. Hook... To Wards Turks Islands... February 4: 1755..." (leaves 34-37)"...Sloop Sibell... N. York to Virgin Islands... June ye 29 1755..." (leaves 38-43)"...Virgin Island To New York... Sybell... 8tober ye 16 1755..." (leaves 43-46)"...N York to ye Virgin Islands... Sloop Sybill... Xcemr. ye 24th 1755..." (leaves 47-50)"...Sloop of War Called the Weizle, of and From New York David Fenton Comr. ... Against the Subjects of the French King and Confederates... 9vember ye 15 1756..." (leaves 51-65)"...Private Sloop of War Called the Weysle David Fenton Commr. Belongg. to N York... June ye 13th 1757..." (leaves 65-85)"... Snow Royall Hester of New York on a Cruize... 1757... Xcember 5th..." (leaves 85-107; through 13 May 1758)"...Snow Royall Hester... against His Majesties Enemies... July 11 1758..." (leaves 108-133; through 6 Mar. 1759).Ends "Wore ship for Boston 6 days out" (leaf 133); incomplete?, Original digital object name: bei-m111b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
30 May 1685 From Mr. Carmichael (docket title)
First line: Sr: I now send you an Accot: From his Majties:... [first line], "Sr: I now send you an Accõt: From his Mãjties: Exche~qr: of this Island..." signed "Arch: Carmichaell.", Original digital object name: bei-m026a
A Narrative of A Voyage to The West Indies and America by Joseph Liggins 1837 (ms. title-page).
A Narrative of A Voyage to The West Indies and America by Joseph Liggins 1837 (ms. title-page)."Chart of the Atlantic Ocean Shewing the Track of Joseph Liggins. A.D. 1837" "Drawn By Henry Liggins July A.D. 1837," colored folding map tipped inside first flyleaf.With, tipped in, 2 lithographs, 1 newspaper clipping, and a copy of the U.S. Constitution (71 cm.).Label of George Titterton, Stationer, Letter Press and Lithographical Printer, inside front cover., Original digital object name: bei-m555, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Perticuler List or Schedule of all and Singuler the Negroes horses Cattell Stock and Utensills of Plantation belonging to the within bargained Land and promises as followeth
A Perticuler List or Schedule of all and Singuler the Negroes horses Cattell Stock and Utensills of Plantation belonging to the within bargained Land and promises as followeth (Viz)... Recorded In the Secrerys office this 16th of 7d 1678 Edwyn Stede Depty Secrry. ...Stede served as collector in Barbados--Jacobsen reports letters at Porlock House (cf. p. 171, note).For a document by the same author dated 28 Feb. 1694 among the Harley Papers, British Library, see Handler 134., Original digital object name: bei-m019a
A Scheme for re-establishing the Assiento upon a better Foundation than heretofore, [London? Ca 1714]
The location is not provided and is presumed to be in London., A Scheme for re-establishing the Assiento upon a better Foundation than heretofore--"1. The K of Ss. Acct. to be sent Him with the Compy demd. for paymt. of his loss sustain'd upon his 1/4 part, accompanyed with an extrry. demd. for damages sustain'd by ye Compy thro' His Sd. Majeys. Violations of the treaty and--many groundless embarrasments by His Ministers in ye Indies. 2... If this scheme be approv'd... It sho'd be put in execution as submitted... 1. That an address be presented to His Maty. by the Cort. of Directors... thanking Him for the care he has taken by the preliminary Act to restore ye Assiento trade... 2. And that in some little time after, a pamphlet be published and--translated into French as wrote by a disappointed proprietor who had promoted ye trade under ye Contract in Q Ann's reign but is now rather for giving it up than trusting ye Spands..."Dealer states that this proposal appears to involve bribery by "The Company" of a favorite of the King of Spain, with subsequent publication in French of a pamphlet supposedly written by a failed proprietor detailing hardships resulting from breaches of the treaty.See Sperling, John G., The South Sea Company (Boston, 1962), pp. 20-24., Original digital object name: bei-m037
Aen de Edele Mogende Heeren Staaten vande Provincie van Utrecht offe by absentie der selver aen Haere Ed. Mogh. Gecommitterde Tot Vtrecht. . . 1644 (docket title).
First line: Uwe Edele Moghende hebben haer altijts zoo..., Written as Leyden, Addressed to "Edele Mogende Heeren Staten van de Provincie van Utrecht [Noble and Mighty Lords of the Province of Utrecht]", Original digital object name: bei-m001, Hough and Hough notes: "Edele Mogende Heeren Uwe Edele Moghende hebben haer altyts soo gunstige verthout aen de West Indische Compe, datt het bynae een inexcusable faute voor my sonde weren..."Signed "J de Laet" with two comments added below signature in two different hands: "g Grotij scripsit [?] litigavit de origin Gentij Americanay: scripsit & iter" (1st note). In 1644 de Laet published Responsio ad dissertationem secundam Hugonis Grotii, de Origine gentium Americanarum (cf. Alden 644/92).Written as Director of the West Indische Compagnie.
Answer of the Government of Curacoa to the Summons of Capt Bligh. (docket title)
"The Commissariis conducting the Government of the Island of Curacoa and Districts thereon depending. To the Commander of his Britannic Majesty's Squadron Cruizing Before Curacoa. Commander-- We have received your Letter, and in answer thereto we reply, that we know our duty, and that we will and must act accordingly, and therefore on no Consideration Can enter into your proposal. ...", Original digital object name: bei-m425c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Au Sujet des délibérations du Comité consultatif, Session de 1824, terme en 1825. (docket title)
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration.On agriculture; steamboats; the municipal budget; territorial circumscription; French tariffs; Martinique tariffs; sugar manufacture; finances; commercial activities; the 1825 tax ordinance; population, with the disproportion between blacks and whites a source of dismay., Original digital object name: bei-m538c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bill and receipt, Barbados, 28 March 1716
"Examined for the Use of the Honble Mr Audr Harley 42 Journals of the Duty of 4 1/2 p Cent..." signed "p Pet: Gard"Edward Harley (1664-1735) was MP and Auditor of Imprest., Original digital object name: bei-m039
Boston, 10 Aug. 1753. Ms. Letter to Hugh Wentworth, signed…
Signed, The Wentworth family, merchants of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, traded from New England to the West Indies and Europe. There are 73 items covering the years 1753 through 1797., Original digital object name: bei-m115a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 15 Jan. 1833, from James E. Baillie
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 2 Jan. 1833, from A. Jones for Evan baillie Sons and Co.;
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-b, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 28 Dec. 1832, from G. H. Ames;
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-a, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 28 Dec. 1832, from James E. Baillie
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Captain Bligh relating to Curacoa. (docket title)
Signed, "Sir, Agreeably to your orders of the 16th: Dec. I arrived off the City of St: Domingo, where being joined by His Majesty's Ships Hercule, Blanche, Pique, and Gipsy Schooner, I proceeded with all possible dispatch toward this Island..." [signed] "John Bligh" "...Annexed is a list of the killed and wounded..." Recounts the state of the siege, saying it is going well., Original digital object name: bei-m425d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Captain Bligh relative to Curacoa (docket title)
Signed, "Sir, Having obtained certain information of the Enemy's receiving a reinforcement on the 23rd Instant and seeing no probability that the Island would surrender by the 4th: of March... I determined to reembark the people without loss of time... I have given Captain Mudge orders to continue the Blockade of port Amsterdam in the strictest manner..." signed "John Bligh.", Original digital object name: bei-m425g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Captain Bligh respecting Curacoa the Summons. (docket title)
Signed, "Sir, As your Excellency must be aware by the appearance of a British Squadron off Couraçao, that it is with the intention of reducing the Island..." signed "John Bligh." Offers terms for Dutch capitulation to the British., Original digital object name: bei-m425a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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