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Antigua, 22 July 1758. ALS to Davenport and Wentworth...
"This my Second by Capt: Phillips... to acquaint you of my arrival at Antigua where I have Sold my Cargo to Mr: John Day... I run for St: Kitts but fell in to windward and was very Lucky for there is 2 Frigates one of 28 the Other of 30 or 36 Guns Crusing of St: Kitts and have been in to Statia and it is said they are to Convoy Dutch Ships Clear of the Islands--..." signed "Dan Wentworth" with postscript.Includes local prices, asks for insurance., Original digital object name: bei-m132, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
List of Bills of Exchange delivered to Mr. Searle to send to St...
"Ma chere maman ne me serois pas douté l'année passee detre ici..." unsigned. Speaks of a debt to M. de Roche, sends regard to all relatives., Original digital object name: bei-m264, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board the Cambridge, St John's Road, Antigua, 26 Aptil 1758...
"Sir I have much Pleasure in acquainting you that your Wine is safe..."Has promise of a puncheon of rum, Moore's squadron has had little action off Martinique and will try again soon to meet with a rumoured French fleet, general opinion that if St. Eustatius were not supplying the French with bare necessities their islands would by now be free of inhabitants. "I grow quite sick of Sun Beams, and don't care how soon we are comanded to leave this confounded Country... Bringloe.", Original digital object name: bei-m130, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Salem, 7 March, 1758. ALS to Davenport and Co.,...
"Gentm: Yours favours p post I Recd.... the underwriters... decline writing to Antigua on any terms and the premium to Nevis, St Kitts, 'Statia or any of the Virgin Island directly from Portsmouth is 20 p Ct: but then you must give the Master possitive Orders to fall to Leeward of the Port he designs for... by running down the Latitude of Antigua they go right in the way of the French Privateers..." signed "Will: Vans", Original digital object name: bei-m128, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.