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Antigua, 28 Dec. 1847. ALS to Mr. and Mrs. J. Murray [of Newcastle],...
"Dear Friends You will think me very delatory... by not writing to you before now... the first person called upon was William Turnbull he is standing in a Drapers Shop... Sandy Dalgleish... provision and Grog Store... Robby Hogg... John Scott... his brother Archie... I got a situation as overseer on an adjourning estate about a mile from J. Scott's and about the same from Archibald's... the system of making Rum of which I promised to give you a full account... Our population consists of upwards of one hundred Negroes... between forty and fifty Porteguese... upwards of one thousand emigrants imported from the Island of Madeira... on account of the famine... the Royal Bank of Liverpool which failed sometime ago has been very much felt here one of the directors being one of the chief partners for the Estate on which I am living... that is one of the Messers Shands of Liverpool... the Liddisdale people here are well... George Dalgleish arrived... James Gedders(?) died... Archibald Scott was married..." signed "Andrew Thorburn.", Original digital object name: bei-m577, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Fergusson, Mudoch and Co. (firm) Madeira, 25 May 1773...
Signed, Fergusson, Murdoch and Co. (firm)."Sir We are favour'd with yours of the 22 March and are glad to hear of Capt. Wolcutts safe arrival..." signed "Fergusson, Murdoch and Co.", "Shipping prices of wine for 1773:" on 3d page., Original digital object name: bei-m220b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tobago, 3 March 17773. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Dear Sur I have the plasher to inform you of my porsceeding I have Sold and Delivered allmost the hol of my Cargo..." signed "Wm: Woolcutt", Original digital object name: bei-m220a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Wentworth, Joshua, 1742-1809. Portsmouth, 14 June 1773…
Wentworth, Joshua, 1742-1809."Capt. Robert Follett, Sir, The Schooner Nonpariel whereof you [torn] Master &lt, &amp, one third Owner of sd. Vessell and Cargo, and myself [Ow]ner of the other two thirds of sd., Interest&gt, -- being compleat [in] every respect for Sea-- You must proceed..." signed "Josh. Wentworth", Original digital object name: bei-m220c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.