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Another Copy, the same.
-----. Another copy, the same., Original digital object name: bei-m211b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Another copy.
-----. Another copy., Original digital object name: bei-m211d, 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.
His Majesty To The HoNble Iohn Grahm Esqr.} Grant of Five Hundred Acres of woodLand in Great River Division Tobago (docket title0His Majesty To The HoNble Iohn Grahm Esqr.} Grant of Five...
Original digital object name: bei-m189a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memoire du Roy pour Servir d'jnstruction au Sr. De Lacrois Intendant des Isles du Vent …
Memoire du Roy pour Servir d'jnstruction au Sr. De Lacroix Intendant des Isles du Vent. ..."...Sa Maté ayant fait choix du S. De Lacroix pour l'Intendance des Isles du vent, Elle a resolu de lui expliquer Ses jntentions Sur les principales parties de Son administration, pour le metre en etat de repondre a ce qu'Elle attend de Son Zele et de son aplication. "Cinq objets principaux doivent partager les Soins et l'attention du Sr. De Lacroix dans les Fonctions qui lui Sont confiées. La Religion, La Justice, La Police, La depense que Sa Maté. ordonne pour les Isles du Vent, et la perception des droits qui y sont établis. Mais avant que d'entrer dans le detail de ces differens objets, jl en a propos de lui rapeller une jdée generale des Isles du Vent qui sont sous la domination de Sa Maté." Sous le nom des Isles françoises du Vent sont comprises la Martinique, La Guadeloupe & Ses dependances, Marie Galande, St. Barthelemy, St. Martin, Ste. Zouzie[?] ou Ste. Lucie, La Grénade, et les Grenadins, Tabago, et Cayenne. ..."Signed "Louis"; countersigned "Phelypeaux." Specific instructions on troops; construction of fortifications including those at Guadeloupe and Grenada; taxes on sugar and coffee; administration of justice, hospitals, police, agriculture; full instructions on planting cacao, coffee, indigo, and cotton; development of the coasting trade with Canada and Louisiana; prevention of runaway slaves; good roads., Original digital object name: bei-m068, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. Douglas and Young to Messrs. Neave and Willett } Lease for a year. (docket title)
"Sold by Thos. Witherby Stationer. Birchin Lane. Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingross'd and Copied." engr. in initial.Alexander Douglas of St. Kitts and David Young of Grenada sell Calderham, in the Rockley Bay division of Tobago, to Richard Neave and John Willett; signed "Alexr. Douglas" "David Young by Alexr. Douglas his attorney" with slave schedule of 63 names., Original digital object name: bei-m211a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. Douglas and Young to Messrs. Neave and Willett } Mortgage of a plantation at Tobago for securing the repaymt. of £1600 and Interest at £5--.-- per Cent and all other Monies to be advanced./-- (docket title)
"Sold by Thos. Witherby - Stationer. Birchin Lane. Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingrossed and Copied." engr. in initial.Alexander Douglas and David Young have sold Calderhall to Richard Neave and John Willett. Signed "Alex. Douglas" "David Young by Alex. Douglas his attorney" "Richd. Neave" "John Willett"with (verso of 2d sheet): "To all Men to whom... David Young and Alexander Douglas send Greeting Whereas... there appears due... further security for £6735.8.11... over and above the £1600... [granting] The following Negro and other Slaves..." dated 24 Feb. 1775, with schedule of 63 names. Signed "Alexr. Douglas" "Davd. Young" and witness "Geo: Bristow.", Original digital object name: bei-m211c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Revd. Peter Elmsley to The Honble. Alexr. Scott Richard Manley Esqr. and Andrew Whiteman Esqr. } Letter of Attorney. (docket title)
"To all to whom these presents shall come The Reverend Peter Elmsley... the only acting Executor of... his late Father Alexander Elmsly... Sendeth Greeting Whereas by Indentures of Lease and Release... between Alexander Campbell... and Alexander Elmsley... Alexander Campbell... Did... sell... Lott No. 8 and Lott No. 9... in the Bloody Bay Division of the Island of Tobago... belonging to the late Alexander Elmsley... Now these Presents witness That... Peter Elmsley Hath... appointed... Alexander Scott... Richard Manley... and Andrew Whiteman [of Grenada]... his true... Attornies... Peter Elmsley", Original digital object name: bei-m428, 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.