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At the Court at Whitehall ye 13th of June 1663 Present The Kings most Excellt
First line: His Ma'tie haveing this day in Councell heard the Severall Pretensions of ye..., At the Court at Whitehall ye 13th of June 1663 Present The Kings most Excellt. Matie... Duke of Yorke Duke of Albemarle... Prince Rupert Lord Chamberlain Lord Chancellor Lord Holles Lord Treasurer Mr. Secry. Morice Lord Privy Seale Mr. Secry. Bennett His Matie having this day in Councell heard the Severall presensions of ye Earle of Kenoul the Lord Villughby of Parham, and all others who claime Title or Interest in ye Caribee Jslands..."Vera Copia John Nicholas"In 1666 "the English held four islands of the Leeward group, and to the south of them the island of Barbados, lying out in the Atlantic Ocean. The old Carlisle Patent which covered these islands was issued in 1627 by Charles I to the earl of that name, and twenty years later was leased by Carlisle's son to Lord Francis Willoughby of Parham. ..." (Crouse, pp. 16ff.)During Governor Willoughby's administration the proprietary form of government was abolished in Barbados, which was made a Crown colony. The King finally decided the whole revenue of the island to belong to the Crown. This petition attempts to settle claims against the estate of the Earl of Carlisle., Original digital object name: bei-m007a
Etat des Dépences a faire aux Isles du Vent de l'Amerique pour...
Etat des Dépenses a faire aux Isles du Vent de l'Amerique pour le Service du Roy pendant l'anné 1770. Savoir. ...Begins with "La M/que and à Ste. Lucie" and includes "A La Guadeloupe and Dépendances.", Original digital object name: bei-m201, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Gouvernement des Isles du Vent [ca. 1760?] Ms. Fragment
"Gouvernement des Isles du Vent"The end of a description of France's Canadian colonies: "Toutes les affaires sont portées directement au Conel. Superieur, à l'exception de celles que le Commissaire ordonnateur decide en qualité de subdelegué de l'Intendant de Canada..."And the beginning of a précis on the French Antilles: "Gouvernement des Isles du Vent" "Il comprend La Martinique, Marie Galande, La Guadeloupe, St. Barthelemy, La Desirade partie de l'Isle St. Martin, La Grenade et Cayenne, outre les Isles de Sts. Lucie et de Tabago dont la propriété nous est actuellement disputée par les angloises. Il y a aussi les Isles de la Dominique et de St. vincent, mais elles appartiennent aux Caraïbes quoiquil y ait des françois établis, sourtout à la Dominique. ..."Population figures "Avant la guerre" and "pendant la guerre" on verso at bottom.Ends: "...Il n'y a point d'Eveque îtabli aux Isles du Vent, et l'Eglise y est desservie par divers ordres Religieux, dont chaque Superieur a les pouvoirs de Vicaire", Original digital object name: bei-m142, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memoire du Roy pour Servir d'jnstruction au Sr. De Lacrois Intendant des Isles du Vent …
Memoire du Roy pour Servir d'jnstruction au Sr. De Lacroix Intendant des Isles du Vent. ..."...Sa Maté ayant fait choix du S. De Lacroix pour l'Intendance des Isles du vent, Elle a resolu de lui expliquer Ses jntentions Sur les principales parties de Son administration, pour le metre en etat de repondre a ce qu'Elle attend de Son Zele et de son aplication. "Cinq objets principaux doivent partager les Soins et l'attention du Sr. De Lacroix dans les Fonctions qui lui Sont confiées. La Religion, La Justice, La Police, La depense que Sa Maté. ordonne pour les Isles du Vent, et la perception des droits qui y sont établis. Mais avant que d'entrer dans le detail de ces differens objets, jl en a propos de lui rapeller une jdée generale des Isles du Vent qui sont sous la domination de Sa Maté." Sous le nom des Isles françoises du Vent sont comprises la Martinique, La Guadeloupe & Ses dependances, Marie Galande, St. Barthelemy, St. Martin, Ste. Zouzie[?] ou Ste. Lucie, La Grénade, et les Grenadins, Tabago, et Cayenne. ..."Signed "Louis"; countersigned "Phelypeaux." Specific instructions on troops; construction of fortifications including those at Guadeloupe and Grenada; taxes on sugar and coffee; administration of justice, hospitals, police, agriculture; full instructions on planting cacao, coffee, indigo, and cotton; development of the coasting trade with Canada and Louisiana; prevention of runaway slaves; good roads., Original digital object name: bei-m068, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle (docket title)
First line: That ye Pet'ers having wholly submitted to y'r Ma'sty all theyr interests and pretensions..., Probably written in St, Kitts and Nevis, Puckering, Sir Henry, fl. 1663?"To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble Privy Counsill. This humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw and--George Goodman Esqrs... on ye Island of Barbados and other ye Chariby Islands, yr Maty was graciously pleased... to order and direct Francis Ld Willoughby of Parham... to pay... out of one moyty of ye revenue of the sd Islands... before any parts therof should bee payable to the Crowne...", Original digital object name: bei-m007b
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle. (docket title)
First line: Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors..., "To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble. Privy Councill. The humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw & George Goodman Esqrs. in ye behalf of themselves and ye Reste of ye Credrs. of James late Earle of Carlisle deceased..."Attempts to recover monies expended in Barbados and St. Lucia; cf. PRO. Calendar of State Papers. Colonial. 1661-1668, 482, 485, 486., Original digital object name: bei-m007c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Protocole Pour les Réponses des Requettes présentées à L'Jntendant des Jsles Martinique and Ste. Lucie. (ms. cover title)
Protocole Pour les Réponses des Requettes présentées à L'Jntendant des Jsles Martinique and Ste. Lucie. (ms. cover title)Forms and permits for use of the intendant in various circumstances include Permission de Mariage, Réponse à une Requîte pour demander à Exercer la chirurgie, Permission pour tenir Billard, Boulangerie où Boucherie, Permission pour faire passer des Esclaves à Ste. Lucie, Forme de l'Egalization, etc..For the use of Martinique, with "à  St. Pierre m/que, Le" scratched out at the foot of some paragraphs., Original digital object name: bei-m216, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.