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3d June 1772 Mr Fitzhugh to Mr Rogers } Bond for Payment of £1500 and Intt. (docket title)
"Know all men by these presents that I [Wm. Fitzhugh...] am held and firmly bound to [Mrs. Mary Rogers... in the Sum of three thousand pounds]..." signed "Wm. Fitzhugh.", Original digital object name: bei-m209b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
George Lowman Esqr. to Francis Cabot Esqr. } Lease for a year. (docket title)
George Lowman of St. Vincent leased Ladoux in the parish of St. Andrew, with its 95 named "Negroes and Slaves," to Francis Cabot of Southampton; signed "George Lowman.", Original digital object name: bei-m219, 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.
King’s Constitution John Orde Esqr to be Receiver of the Money arising by the Grants of Leases in Dominica and St. Vincent. (docket title)
Signed "Shelburne," "W: Pitt," and "R. Iackson."Recorded in Dominica 24 Feb. 1784 and in St. Vincent 14 Feb. 1787., Original digital object name: bei-m293, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Majr. Brigade Browns Receipt for his pay to the 14th Decr...
Majr. Brigade Browns Receipt for his pay to the 14th Decr. ..."Received from His Excellency General Leyborne..." signed "G Hewett."Relates to the 70th Regiment on service to suppress the Carib rebellion.On George Hewett see 1772 Army List, p. 125, and Hugh W. Pearse, History of the 31st Foot Huntingdonshire Regt. 70th Foot Surrey Regt. Subsequently 1st and 2d Battalions The East Surrey Regiment, London, 1916, vol. 1, pp. 245-246. Hewett was "Major of Brigade", James Bruce was major of the regiment., Original digital object name: bei-m215, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr Jackson To Jno Statham Esqr and another } Assignment of two Annuities of £50 and £40 (docket title)
"Sold By Thomas Druce, Stationer. Staple Inn Holborn. and At the Corner of [Quality?] Court Chancery Lane" engraved on first sheet.William Jackson sold both annuities, issuing from a St. Vincent plantation, to Richard Willis, John Statham, and Catherina Barker, widow. Signed "Wm Jackson" and "Richd. Willis", Original digital object name: bei-m238, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ms. letter to Monsieur de la…, Martinique?, 11 Aug. 1779.
Signed, "Monsieur L'Arrivée imprévue de Mr Le Cte D'Estaing, Et le Depart dans deux ou trois Jours d'un Convoy quil fera escorter, me permet Encore de vous Ecrire..." signed "Barré de St Venand."Concerns the interruption of the sugar trade and its anticipated recovery with D'Estaing's capture of Grenada., Original digital object name: bei-m265, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On a Certificate of provisions... St. Vincent, 9 May 1775
...On a Certificate of provisions......Shipped to the Island of Saint Vincents, by John Durand Esqr, Contractor for Victualling the forces in the Ceded Islands... Ilchester... Comptrollers Office 9 May 1775...Ilchester's seal at bottom., Original digital object name: bei-m234, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m209a
Particulars of the Estate, Negroes Buildings &amp, c of Wm Fitzhugh deceas'd, in the Island of St. Vincents. ...Lists approximately 110 slave names, acreage, buildings, and livestock.With four copies, each 2 p., each about 32 cm., each with the same docket title and identical text., Original digital object name: bei-m209a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.