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George Washington, President of the United States of America...
George Washington, President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, Greetings:Printed in three columns: text in French, English, Dutch.Filled in "For Abner Derby Master of the Sloop Nancy 62 and 50/95 Tons, bound from Washington to St. Croix with a load of tobacco, peas, shingles, plank staves, hoops, tar."Signed by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and William Keats Deputy Collector.Jefferson served as Secretary of State from 1790 through 31 Dec. 1793. The Collector for the Port of Washington obviously had pre-signed forms in his possession., Original digital object name: bei-m357, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Scavoir sil reste encore quelque chose a fair sur la vente del Isle…
No dealer's note was found with this manuscript, and was not scanned. De la Croix is not mentioned in the manuscript., Scavoir sil reste encore quelque chose a faire sur la vente del Isle Ste Croix faite aux Danois en Juin 1733. es si le commerce avec cette Isle est assy interdie que celui avec les Isles Angloises et hollandoises. ...Terms of the French sale of St. Croix to Denmark include details on receiving the sacrament at Easter; trade between Louisiana and Martinique; whether or not the Negroes belonging to a vessel's crew are part of the ship's fittings; disposition of Negro and mulatto children; and establishment of a hospital at Grenada. From the records of M. [César-Marie] de la Croix, Intendant des Isles du Vent under Louis XV, according to the dealer's note. On the acquisition of St. Croix see Westergaard, The Danish West Indies, N. Y. 1917, chapter X (pp. 199-212)., Original digital object name: bei-m055, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.