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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.
Copy of a Deposition of Mr. Jno. Ridley In the Letter of the Lds. Commrs. of Trade of Febry. 1th 1707/8. In the D. of Newcastle's May 16. os 1728 (docket title)
Notes presence of French settlers on St. Vincent--a French man-of-war going to St. Vincent to capture English sloops cutting timber there., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m051
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.
Journal, 1 Aug. 1817-30 Aug. 1819. Codex
[journal]For author's name see p. 170."Passage from Portsmouth to the Island of St. Thomas... 1st Augt. 1817.... on board the Ship Two Friends -- Captn. Corns. Ryan with 91 Passengers... to South America <our place of Destination>... Felt the difference of my Situation, being among a set of Men spending their Sabbath in Cursing and Swearing... Commenced the Study of Spanish... nearly 100 of us, a great Proportion British Officers..."At St. Thomas, Agents Mendez and Walton were to supply them $200 each and instructions as to final destination but could not be found; the author decides to return home but on the way met Captain Osborne; they join Colonel Needham and "8 or 9 other Officers, who intended to join the Patriots..."Received by Lieutt. General Tomás Montilla on their arrival at Old Guyana."The Government of Venezuela have declared themselves Independent..."; listing all officers, Bolivar through Col. Richards, Secretary to the Admiral.Minor skirmishes (Calaboza), various commanders, campaign; Bolivar's personal staff; full account, with sketch, of battle in which author is wounded."The following is a correct List of the English officers in this Action" includes himself by name.Leave of absence, return, final departure; rift between Bolivar and Col. Páez results in English officers imprisoned; aboard H.M. Frigate Tartar (Sir Geo. Collier) in Barbados, "A large Spanish armed Corvette <the Herculina> had the Impudence to Anchor close to our Frigate full of Slaves from Africa: being in a French Port, the Tartar dare not touch her, tho' employed on the African Station..."; author returns home, stopping at St. Domingo under King Christophle.Appendix, pp. 295-317.Kitchingman was not known to Alfred Hasbrouck (see his Foreign Legionaries in the Liberation of Spanish South America, N. Y., 1928)., Original digital object name: bei-m490, 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.