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24 June 1748
"Sir I have not yet received the information from Leeward which was to direct me in the purchase of the Land at Brewer's Bay in Tortola... If your Excellency will purchase for me the 350 acres of Land at Tortola I will release my claim to All the Negros Watts dy'd possess'd of, as well as to their Hire... Gilbt: Fleming" Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m099d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
30 May 1748. ALS to Sq. Doctor Jarvis at Antigua
"Sir I take extremely kindly the preference you have given me in the purchase of Brewer's Bay, and shall allways remember it... Gilbt: Fleming", Original digital object name: bei-m099c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 24 Feb. 1775. ALS to Joshua Wentworth...
"Sir, Have to Inform you of my Arrival here in 17 Days from Piscataqua, have Endeavoured to get a freight here but cannot... been to Montserrat, Nevis and St. Kitts, but cannot find no man to take me up..." signed "Edmd. Roberts", Original digital object name: bei-m233a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Appleton, Nathaniel, fl. 1775. Salem, 5 April 1775...
Appleton, Nathaniel, fl. 1775."Sr. Your favours 30th Ultimo came to hand yesterday... our NA is removed to Salem since Boston Port has been shut... Candles... still manufactured in Boston and transported by land to Salem for Sales..." signed "Nathl. Appleton and Co.", Original digital object name: bei-m233b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Comission of Coll. of Forts etc. in Nevis. (docket title)
"St. Christophers By the Honble Gilbert Fleming... I... nominate... Charles Lyon Burt Esqr. to be Colonel of all His Majesty's... Fortifications in... Nevis in the room of Edward Symonds...", Original digital object name: bei-m110, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Estimate of rum and duties for Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua,…
[estimate of rum and duties for Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua, St. Kitts, Nevis, and Martinique]Phillipps ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m154, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Nevis and St. Christophers Debentures, 3 July 1725
[Nevi]s and St. Christophers Debentures.Payment to Sir Lambert Blackwell, Bart., pursuant to "An Act for paying of and cancelling One Million of Exchequer-Bills, and to give Ease to the South-Sea Company...", Original digital object name: bei-m045
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.
St Xts. 26 May 1748 From Lt. Genll. Fleming abt Watt's Negros &c. K (docket title).
"Sir This is to acknowledge the favour of Your Excellency's last letter... the affair of Mr. Jarvis's Land. His demand of 1000l (I suppose he means currency) is too much... Gilbt: Fleming"Refers to a letter to Judge William Burt., Original digital object name: bei-m099a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St. Kitts, 30 May 1748. Copy letter
"Sir I send your Excellency the foregoing... I have a letter from Judge Burt wherein he tells me... nothing of Watts's came to his hands but the Negros..." signed "Gilbt: Fleming", Original digital object name: bei-m099b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.