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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.
Concernant le réglement du compte de la Votation de 1824. (docket title)
"...Les dépenses faites pour la Colonie se sont élévées... Elles excèdent par conséquent... le montant de la Dotation. Cet excédant a été prélevé sur la dotation de la Guadeloupe à laquelle la Martinique en doit le Compte. Vous voudrez bien en conséquence... faire expédier à la Guadeloupe... la ditte somme... Je previens de cette disposition <ministerielle> Mr le Contre Amiral Jacob..." signed "Cte de Chabrol."Because of a disparity between the expenses of the two islands, Martinique is to send 33, 126 francs 33 centimes to Guadeloupe., Original digital object name: bei-m538b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration.
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration."Monsieur Le Comte, J'ai l'honneur de vous adresser des discours du chancelier de l'échiquier et du Président du bureau du commerce de Londres, relatifs à la situation financière et commerciale de l'angleterre..." signed "Cte de Chabrol.""I have the honor to send you the reports of the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the President of the Bureau of Commerce in London, regarding the financial and commercial situation of England...", Original digital object name: bei-m538d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada November 1799 in Continuation Grenada, 4 Nov 1799...
"Grenada November 1799 in Continuation""Monday 4 Novemr. a Very rainy disagreeable Morning. Capt. Huxley, 2d. W. I. Regt. arrived from Mtinico yesterday and brought an Account of the Dutch Fleet having surrendered to Admiral Duncan, that our Troops had landed and took a fort by Storm and were in possession of the Texel. Mr Hughes arrived in Town last evening 4 at dinner Mr Hughes and the family LMj"The last entry, dated Easter Sunday 5 April 1801, is signed "this day ends my second year in... Grenada. T B Campbell Capt 66 Regt. ..."Campbell served as aide to the commanding general, travelling with him about the island and attending most if not all social functions. His entries are usually brief, beginning with a note about the day's weather followed by his activities. He unfailingly describes where and with whom he dined, and is meticulous in noting the arrival and departure of all ships, including privateers and prizes. Reviewing troops, attendance at courts-martial, escorting visiting dignitaries (and losing to them at cards) were all part of Campbell's duties., Original digital object name: bei-m403, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jepson, John, fl. 1759
Jepson, John, fl. 1759."Dear Sir I rec'd. your Company Letter... please Send to Mr. Faneuil In Boston..." signed "John Jepson", Original digital object name: bei-m136b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter to d'Herblay, Ste. Marie, 26 May 1665
First line: Celle cy est la troisiesme que Je me suis donné... [first line], "Celle cy est La troisiesme que Je me suis donné Lhonneur de vous escrire, Je vous ay appris mon heureuse arrivee Et Le depart de Monsieur de Tracy... Et mesme a dit que dans la consideration de monsieur de champigny Il ne les auroit pas fraictez dune si douce maniere... Jene scay pas comme Jen seray avec Monsieur Lintendant, Mais Il le veut porter de cet air la, Jay esté le voir deux fois pour conferer avec Luy de nos affaires sans quil moist rendu une visite, Et Javois retenu un bateau pour me porter a Marie galande, quil a envoié alieurs, Je croy que Je seray obbligé dy aller dans Le canot, Monsieur du Lion qui nous faict Lhonneur de nous aymer ma tesmoigné son ressentiment..." signed "De Temericourt.""...in 1649 Guadeloupe with its adjacent islets and Mariegalante passed into the hands of Charles Houël and his brother-in-law, Jean de Boisseret d'Herblay... Jacques Boisseret de Téméricourt was placed over Mariegalante, thanks to the influence of his mother, who received this right for him when she sold her interests to the company..." (Crouse, p. 12)Speaks of the sugar trade--of the difficulty of getting good supplies--of Mariegalante--of Messrs. de Champigny, de Coudray, and de Colbert., Original digital object name: bei-m008
London, 12 Jan. 1759. Ms. Letter to Davenport and Wentworth,...
Signed, "Gentlemen The 10th. Octor. was my last to you, the first of this Month I Adjusted your Accot. Currt. ...", has insured the Pretty Nancy and includes details. signed "Wm Baker", Original digital object name: bei-m136a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On l'informe du résultat de l'Examen des comptes administratifs de la Martinique, pour les Exercices antérieurs à 1821. Dispositions à suivre pour opérer la clôture des Comptes d'Exercice. (docket title)
Results of the examination of Martinique's administrative accounts for fiscal years 1814-1820; instructions for the 1825 accounts. Signed "Cte de Chabrol.""...Villèle le choisit [le Comte de Chabrol] comme ministre de la Marine le 4 août 1824. L'opinion s'étonna de voir ce poste occupé par un non-spécialiste et tourna Chabrol en dérision. Bien à tort; cet excellent administrateur créa le conseil de l'Amirauté, rétablit les préfectures maritimes, fonda une nouvelle école maritime flottante, réorganisa les équipages, liquida les dettes de la guerre d'Espagne en 1826, termina le bassin à flot de Cherbourg, construisit des navires et fit des économies...", Original digital object name: bei-m538a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ordres Et Instructions que Nous SousSignes donons au S. Jauques Saubere commandant…, Bordeaux 14 April 1727
Ordres Et Instructions que Nous SousSignes donons au S. Jauques Saubere commandant le vesseau L'aimable de bordeaux pour le voiage... a la gadeloupe et coste de Saint Domingue Isles françoises..." signed "Brinihol" "blaugeoguet" "Jacques Rocquette" "Dd Lagourque"In grey folder of a Paris dealer., Original digital object name: bei-m047
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759. Antigua, 26 Feb...
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759."Gentlemen I... find markets Low and Crops very Bad... from Barbados to all our Leeward Islands... for want of Rain the Planters which used to Make a hundred hogshead Sugar cant make above twenty... our forces has Taken Grandtear But his not got Profusion of Gordeloup..." signed "Robt Stokell"Brought a cargo of "Boards Planks Jayst and Staves", sugar and rum extremely expensive., Original digital object name: bei-m136c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.