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Brevet de Major du Petit Goave en l'jsle St. Dominigue Pour le S. de la Touche ayde major a la martinique.
Brevet de Major du Petit Goave en l'jsle St. Domingue Pour le S. de la Touche ayde major a la martinique. ...Signed "Louis" and "Phelypeaux.", Original digital object name: bei-m071, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of Mr Burts Admõn of the Personal Estate of Jno Watts vera Copia Wm Smith (docket title)
"St Christophers By his Excellency William Mathew Capt General and Governr. in Chief in and over all his Majesties Leeward Charribbee Islands in America and ordinary of the same &c. Whereas William Pym Burt Esqr. ...hath Set forth that Iohn Watts... Dyed possessed of a personall Estate... of which Administration Remains to be granted and therefore prayed That Administration of all and Singular... of the said Iohn Watts might be granted and Committed unto him..."On William Burt cf. Oliver, History of Antigua 1:88., Original digital object name: bei-m060, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of a Minute of Cabinet <14th Augt. 1795> (docket title)
"...Present Lord Chancellor Lord Privy Seal Duke of Portland Marquis Cornwallis Earl Spencer Lord Hawkesbury Lord Grenville Mr Pitt Mr Windham Mr Dundas His Majesty's Confidential Servants having taken under their serious consideration the present state of the War..."Recommends preparations for offensive in the Leeward Islands and St. Domingo, conquest of Guadeloupe and St. Lucia with not less than "15,000 Effective Infantry", no fewer than "12,000 effective Infantry" to attempt St. Domingo, in order to protect Jamaica as well as to swing the balance into British favor against France and Spain on St. Domingo, "a Body of Guards amounting to 3000 men to serve under General Abercromby.", Original digital object name: bei-m370, 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.
L'An mil sept cent [quatre vingt deux and] le [vingt-ieme] jour du...
L'An mil sept cent [quatre vingt deux &amp, ] le [vingtieme] jour du mois d[e Novembre]... en vertu de Sentence rendue au Siége Royal de Saint Marc... à la requîte de [Sieur Pierre Goulard...]... pour sureté... d'une somme principale de [dix huit Cent vingt quatre Livres dix neuf sols six deniers]... à quoi le sieur [Cte. de la Croix... demeurant en france] a été condamné...Comte de la Croix required to pay Pierre Goulard 1880 livres 19 sols 6 deniers., Original digital object name: bei-m287, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., First line: %value@
Lettre de m de Rochambeau fils quil demande Les Boules de m Le Gouverneur Genl. de St. domingue (docket title)
"L'amitié qui liait mon père avec Monsieur de Grasse Lieutenant Général des Armés Navales, les services que ce général a rendu à l'Indépendance Américaine..." sont des titres qui autorisent le fils du célèbre Amiral, à demander à ître attaché au Commandant en chef de l'Expédition de St. Domingue. Rochambeau se fait "le garant de sa bravoure et de son patriotisme.", Original digital object name: bei-m353, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Me. [Gautier] Procureur au Siege, and celui de [Sieur Goulard]...
Me. [Gautier] Procureur au Siége, and celui de [Sieur Goulard] déclare à Me[s Besuard and Doyen] auffi Procureur[s] au Siége, and [ceux] d[u Sr. Cte. de la Croix] qu'il entend évoquer à la premiere audience du Siége [Royal] de cette ville...Notice of hearing, signed "Ferrié.", Original digital object name: bei-m292, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ordres Et Instructions que Nous SousSignes donons au S. Jauques Saubere commandant…, Bordeaux 14 April 1727
Ordres Et Instructions que Nous SousSignes donons au S. Jauques Saubere commandant le vesseau L'aimable de bordeaux pour le voiage... a la gadeloupe et coste de Saint Domingue Isles françoises..." signed "Brinihol" "blaugeoguet" "Jacques Rocquette" "Dd Lagourque"In grey folder of a Paris dealer., Original digital object name: bei-m047
[Petit Goave, St. Domingue] 30 May 1735
"Pardevant les Notaires Royaux du Cap francois Isle et Coste St. Domingue Soussignes furent présens le S. Louis Rivaud cy devant Commis du S de Thiverny trésorier de la marine en cette Colonie et M.Mr. Nicolas Chicoiveau de la motte Coner. du Roy Lieutenant particulier du siege Royal du fort dauphin sa Caution pour la d. Recette. Lesquels pour se conformer aux ordres de Mgr le Comte de Maurepas Ministre et Secretaire d'Etat, porés par sa Lettre du 18. Janvier dernier adressé a M Du Clos Intendant..." signed "Du Clos." Parke-Bernet Galleries, Historical French Documents of the Eighteenth Century... From the archives of Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux Comte de Maurepas, N. Y. 1962 (sale 2092, lot 7)., Original digital object name: bei-m063, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.