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9 Jan. 1765-20 June 1771. . . [book of patents for Grenada]
[book of patents for Grenada]Begins: "Grenada. Patent appointing Jas. Brebner Esqr. Chief Justice of the Southern Charibbe Islands -- 9 January 1765" (p. 1).Over 40 legal patents of the reign of George III; includes patents for St. Vincent and Dominica; the majority were signed by Robert Melvill, Governor (1763-1770) of the Ceded Islands. The last patent is dated 20 June 1771.Bookplate of George Earl of Macartney superimposed over an earlier one.Phillipps MS. 13409 and 13383*., Original digital object name: bei-m167, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jno. Blackburn Esqr. and ors. to George Metcalfe Esqr. } Lease for a Year. (docket title), 20 June 1817 / (with) b) Messrs. Robinson and others and George Metcalfe Esquire } Deed of Partition of Estates in the Island of Dominica. -- (docket title), 21 Jun
a) John Blackburn, Samuel Thompson, John Robinson, William Robinson, Skeffington Robinson, Alexander Robinson, and Thomas Robinson sell Brookhill estate to George Metcalfe. b) "Sold by Messrs. Boyle, Stationers. No. 50. Carey Street. Lincoln's Inn." engr. on initial.John Blackburn and Samuel Thompson (London; surviving trustee of John Robinson of Dominica, deceased) have sold Brookhill estate to George Metcalfe (formerly of Dominica, now of York), John Robinson (Capt., H. M. 63d Reg't. of Foot), William Robinson (Dominica), Skeffington Robinson (London), Alexander Robinson (Dominica), and Thomas Robinson (Lieut. in Hon. E. India Co.), and Jonathan Dennett (Middlesex).In the same document, George Metcalfe releases Rosalie estate.Signed "John Blackburn" "Saml Thompson" "Geo Metcalfe" "John Robinson by Skeff. Robinson his Atty." "William Robinson by Skeff: Robinson his Atty." "Skeff: Robinson" "Alexr. Robinson" "Thomas Robinson by Skeff. Robinson his Attorney", Original digital object name: bei-m489a-b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
John Blackburn Esqr. and ors. to George Metcalfe Esqr. } Lease for a Year. (docket title), 22 June 1817 / (tied with) d) Messrs. Robinson and their Trusts. to George Metcalfe Esquire } Mortgage of plantation in the Island of Dominica. (docket title), 23 J
c) Blackburn, John, fl. 1817."Sold by Messrs Boyle, Stationers. No. 50. Carey Street. Lincoln's Inn." engr. in initial.Lease of half Rosalie plantation in Dominica. d) "Sold by Messrs Boyle, Stationers. No. 50. Carey Street. Lincoln's Inn." engr. in initial.John Blackburn and Samuel Thompson sell half Rosalie plantation to John Robinson, William Robinson, Skeffington Robinson, Thomas Robinson, Alexander Robinson, and George Metcalfe.Signed "John Blackburn" "Saml Thompson" "John Robinson by Skeff. Robinson his Atty." "William Robinson by Skeff: Robinson his Atty." "Skeff: Robinson" "Alexr. Robinson" "Thomas Robinson by Skeff. Robinson his Attorney" "Geo Metcalfe", Original digital object name: bei-m489c-d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
West Indian Mems [i.e., memoirs]
Original digital object name: bei-m593a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m190a
Signed, "...The Briganteen Hercules, being in every Respect fit to proceed to Sea, We now give you the Command... proceed directly... To Newburry Port, there to take in a freight for Dominica... wth Liberty to go to the Granades...", Original digital object name: bei-m190a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m190b
Signed, Gray, Thomas, fl. 1768., Original digital object name: bei-m190b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.