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Anglia. Mather Byles Esquire Acting Resident Commissary in Grenada from the 25° December 1795 to the 23d February 1798. (docket title)
"In the Roll of Foreign Accounts of the 1vo Year of King George the Fourth. Anglia. Mather Byles Esquire as Acting Resident Commissary at Grenada... Accounting for the money by him received and of the Expenditure thereof... Rendereth an account [of monies] received by this accountant from Commissary General Valentine Jones at sundry times... which By a Treasury Warrant dated 31o May 1823... Authorising... the Commissioners for Auditing the Public Accounts to discharge... from any further payment... the said Sum... having... been paid... by Mrrs Maria Byles Widow and Executrix of the Accountant... the Accountant is thereby Even. And he is Quit." "30 July 1823 Examined Chad H Ware dep Clk of the Pipe", Original digital object name: bei-m523, 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.
Grenada, 1765 [Oath of Allegiance]
[Oath of Allegiance]Contains text, in French and English, of the Oath of Allegiance to George III and the Hanoverian succession, and of abjuration of the supremacy of the Pope and the claims of James III."Grenada Anno 1765" at top of first page.Begins (p. [1]): "Je, A. B... promesse et Serment, que Je Serai fidel, Loyal et OBeissant a Sa Majesté Le Roi George troisieme... Je, A. B. fais Serment, que... J'abhorre, deteste, et abjure... que des Princes Excommuniez... peuvent etre deposés... Je, A. B... professe... que notre Souverain Seigneur le Roi George troisieme, est legitime et veritable Roi..."The oath, re-copied in French with corrections, is set out in English on pp. [4]-[5].More than 1,200 signatures begin on page [5], divided by parish: St. George/ Basse: Terre, St. David/ Migrein, St. Andrew/ Marquis, St. Patrick/ Sauteurs, St. Mark/ Grand Pauvre, St. John/ Gouyave. Signatures are dated as late as June 1771. One page, headed "Tobago," has "The mark of Rochelle a Charaib X." The last pages bear signatures of people from Cariacou., Original digital object name: bei-m166, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, 25 Oct. 1788. Printed form
"By His Excellency Edward Mathew..." (printed), "You are hereby directed and required out of such Monies as are or shall come to Your hands for the Contingent or Extraordinary Expences... to pay... to the General and Staff Officers... the Sum set opposite their respective Names in the annexed Account... being their Pay..."Signed "Edw. Mathew", countersigned "I. T. Layard", and directed, across the bottom, to "David Fraser Esq. Deputy Pay master to His Majesty's Forces, Leeward Islands.", Original digital object name: bei-m324, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Instructions for Mr: Andrew Long--- Appointed Clerk of the Checque...
Instructions for Mr: Andrew Long--- Appointed Clerk of the Checque to the Office of His Majesty's Ordnance at the Granadoes ..., Original digital object name: bei-m405, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
William Young Esqr. and Oths. to Mr. David Young } Release. (docket title)
Indenture between William Young "of Cariouacou Esquire," Robert Young of Grenada, and Archibald Scot late of Grenada, of the one part, and David Young of Grenada, Gentleman. H.M. Commissioners for the Selling and Disposing of the Lands in the Ceded and Neutral Islands of Grenada and the Grenadines, St. Vincent Dominica and Tobago had put up for sale Lot Number One in Rockly Bay Division of Tobago. Signed "William Young by his attorney Robert Young" "Robt Young" "Archibald Scott by his attorney David Mill" and "David Young"Price £2 per acre., Original digital object name: bei-m194, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.