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10 July 1773. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Dear Sir We have been Endeavouring to get the Ship off but have never had so good prospect as this Morning when we had a fresh Tryal with the Large Gundat jnstead of the Lighter..." signed "Jonathan Cary.", Original digital object name: bei-m222, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
11 July 1684 Orders upon the Report concerng Mr Freeman and Mr Bramley (docket title)
First line: 11 July 1684 Orders upon the Report concerng..., Original digital object name: bei-m025c
17 June 87 From Mr Carmichael Rec'd ye 7 Aug (docket title)
First line: 17 June 87 From Mr Charmichael Rec'd ye 7 Aug..., "Sr: I send you inclosed the Coppie of Sr: Richard Duttons order to the Treasurer... and Coll: Walronds receipt..." signed "Arch. Carmichaell" with postscript., Original digital object name: bei-m026b
2 July: 84. Report concerng Mr Freeman / ok draught (docket title)
First line: May it please your Maty Having recd your Maty's Order... [first line], "May it please your Maty Having recd your Maty's Order in councill... Reforming unto us the Petition of Wm Freeman Esq Complaining of the Unjust Proceedings of John Bramley of Monserrat in Endeavouring to defraud the Petition in his absence By a Partition of a Plantation and--Stock..." Asks that the partition be set aside as illegal after having required enlightenment of William Stapleton, Governor of Montserrat., Original digital object name: bei-m025a
24 March 1807. Kings Constitution. James Ogilvie to be an Assistant Commissary in the West Indies (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m446, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
25 Dec. 1752-6 Mar. 1759. Ms. Logbook
"A Log and Iournall of Our Intended Voiage By Gods Permissn in the good Sloop Sollomon Cap. E. S. Comr. From Sandy Hook... Decem. 25th 1752..." (leaves 1-11; through 4 April 1753)"...Sloop Mary... N York... Towards Placentia in N. Foundd... July ye 2nd 1753..." (leaves 12-18)"...Sloop Catherine... N York to Georgia... Novemr. ye 2nd [1753]..." (leaves 19-20; through 12 Nov. 1753)"...Sloop Dove... S. Hook... To Wards Turks Islands... February 4: 1755..." (leaves 34-37)"...Sloop Sibell... N. York to Virgin Islands... June ye 29 1755..." (leaves 38-43)"...Virgin Island To New York... Sybell... 8tober ye 16 1755..." (leaves 43-46)"...N York to ye Virgin Islands... Sloop Sybill... Xcemr. ye 24th 1755..." (leaves 47-50)"...Sloop of War Called the Weizle, of and From New York David Fenton Comr. ... Against the Subjects of the French King and Confederates... 9vember ye 15 1756..." (leaves 51-65)"...Private Sloop of War Called the Weysle David Fenton Commr. Belongg. to N York... June ye 13th 1757..." (leaves 65-85)"... Snow Royall Hester of New York on a Cruize... 1757... Xcember 5th..." (leaves 85-107; through 13 May 1758)"...Snow Royall Hester... against His Majesties Enemies... July 11 1758..." (leaves 108-133; through 6 Mar. 1759).Ends "Wore ship for Boston 6 days out" (leaf 133); incomplete?, Original digital object name: bei-m111b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
2: July 1684. Report concerning Freeman Ca. Bramley (docket title)
First line: May it please Yor: Matie: Having received Yor Maty's... [first line], "May it please Yor: Matie: Having received Yor Maty's Order in Council... referring unto us the Petition of William Freeman Esq. complaining of the unjust proceedings of John Bramley of Montserrat...", Original digital object name: bei-m025b
30 May 1685 From Mr. Carmichael (docket title)
First line: Sr: I now send you an Accot: From his Majties:... [first line], "Sr: I now send you an Accõt: From his Mãjties: Exche~qr: of this Island..." signed "Arch: Carmichaell.", Original digital object name: bei-m026a
A Narrative of A Voyage to The West Indies and America by Joseph Liggins 1837 (ms. title-page).
A Narrative of A Voyage to The West Indies and America by Joseph Liggins 1837 (ms. title-page)."Chart of the Atlantic Ocean Shewing the Track of Joseph Liggins. A.D. 1837" "Drawn By Henry Liggins July A.D. 1837," colored folding map tipped inside first flyleaf.With, tipped in, 2 lithographs, 1 newspaper clipping, and a copy of the U.S. Constitution (71 cm.).Label of George Titterton, Stationer, Letter Press and Lithographical Printer, inside front cover., Original digital object name: bei-m555, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Perticuler List or Schedule of all and Singuler the Negroes horses Cattell Stock and Utensills of Plantation belonging to the within bargained Land and promises as followeth
A Perticuler List or Schedule of all and Singuler the Negroes horses Cattell Stock and Utensills of Plantation belonging to the within bargained Land and promises as followeth (Viz)... Recorded In the Secrerys office this 16th of 7d 1678 Edwyn Stede Depty Secrry. ...Stede served as collector in Barbados--Jacobsen reports letters at Porlock House (cf. p. 171, note).For a document by the same author dated 28 Feb. 1694 among the Harley Papers, British Library, see Handler 134., Original digital object name: bei-m019a
A Scheme for re-establishing the Assiento upon a better Foundation than heretofore, [London? Ca 1714]
The location is not provided and is presumed to be in London., A Scheme for re-establishing the Assiento upon a better Foundation than heretofore--"1. The K of Ss. Acct. to be sent Him with the Compy demd. for paymt. of his loss sustain'd upon his 1/4 part, accompanyed with an extrry. demd. for damages sustain'd by ye Compy thro' His Sd. Majeys. Violations of the treaty and--many groundless embarrasments by His Ministers in ye Indies. 2... If this scheme be approv'd... It sho'd be put in execution as submitted... 1. That an address be presented to His Maty. by the Cort. of Directors... thanking Him for the care he has taken by the preliminary Act to restore ye Assiento trade... 2. And that in some little time after, a pamphlet be published and--translated into French as wrote by a disappointed proprietor who had promoted ye trade under ye Contract in Q Ann's reign but is now rather for giving it up than trusting ye Spands..."Dealer states that this proposal appears to involve bribery by "The Company" of a favorite of the King of Spain, with subsequent publication in French of a pamphlet supposedly written by a failed proprietor detailing hardships resulting from breaches of the treaty.See Sperling, John G., The South Sea Company (Boston, 1962), pp. 20-24., Original digital object name: bei-m037
Aen de Edele Mogende Heeren Staaten vande Provincie van Utrecht offe by absentie der selver aen Haere Ed. Mogh. Gecommitterde Tot Vtrecht. . . 1644 (docket title).
First line: Uwe Edele Moghende hebben haer altijts zoo..., Written as Leyden, Addressed to "Edele Mogende Heeren Staten van de Provincie van Utrecht [Noble and Mighty Lords of the Province of Utrecht]", Original digital object name: bei-m001, Hough and Hough notes: "Edele Mogende Heeren Uwe Edele Moghende hebben haer altyts soo gunstige verthout aen de West Indische Compe, datt het bynae een inexcusable faute voor my sonde weren..."Signed "J de Laet" with two comments added below signature in two different hands: "g Grotij scripsit [?] litigavit de origin Gentij Americanay: scripsit & iter" (1st note). In 1644 de Laet published Responsio ad dissertationem secundam Hugonis Grotii, de Origine gentium Americanarum (cf. Alden 644/92).Written as Director of the West Indische Compagnie.
Answer of the Government of Curacoa to the Summons of Capt Bligh. (docket title)
"The Commissariis conducting the Government of the Island of Curacoa and Districts thereon depending. To the Commander of his Britannic Majesty's Squadron Cruizing Before Curacoa. Commander-- We have received your Letter, and in answer thereto we reply, that we know our duty, and that we will and must act accordingly, and therefore on no Consideration Can enter into your proposal. ...", Original digital object name: bei-m425c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
At the Court at Whitehall ye 13th of June 1663 Present The Kings most Excellt
First line: His Ma'tie haveing this day in Councell heard the Severall Pretensions of ye..., At the Court at Whitehall ye 13th of June 1663 Present The Kings most Excellt. Matie... Duke of Yorke Duke of Albemarle... Prince Rupert Lord Chamberlain Lord Chancellor Lord Holles Lord Treasurer Mr. Secry. Morice Lord Privy Seale Mr. Secry. Bennett His Matie having this day in Councell heard the Severall presensions of ye Earle of Kenoul the Lord Villughby of Parham, and all others who claime Title or Interest in ye Caribee Jslands..."Vera Copia John Nicholas"In 1666 "the English held four islands of the Leeward group, and to the south of them the island of Barbados, lying out in the Atlantic Ocean. The old Carlisle Patent which covered these islands was issued in 1627 by Charles I to the earl of that name, and twenty years later was leased by Carlisle's son to Lord Francis Willoughby of Parham. ..." (Crouse, pp. 16ff.)During Governor Willoughby's administration the proprietary form of government was abolished in Barbados, which was made a Crown colony. The King finally decided the whole revenue of the island to belong to the Crown. This petition attempts to settle claims against the estate of the Earl of Carlisle., Original digital object name: bei-m007a
Au Sujet des délibérations du Comité consultatif, Session de 1824, terme en 1825. (docket title)
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration.On agriculture; steamboats; the municipal budget; territorial circumscription; French tariffs; Martinique tariffs; sugar manufacture; finances; commercial activities; the 1825 tax ordinance; population, with the disproportion between blacks and whites a source of dismay., Original digital object name: bei-m538c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados? 1701? Ms. Estimate
Estimates for Charge of the like Quantity of Studs[?]... to Barbados as well sent Martinique in 1702... fixt with Bazanetti -- and also of the Charge ... a supply of Studs to the Leeward Islds..., Original digital object name: bei-m034a
Bill and receipt, Barbados, 28 March 1716
"Examined for the Use of the Honble Mr Audr Harley 42 Journals of the Duty of 4 1/2 p Cent..." signed "p Pet: Gard"Edward Harley (1664-1735) was MP and Auditor of Imprest., Original digital object name: bei-m039
Boston, 10 Aug. 1753. Ms. Letter to Hugh Wentworth, signed…
Signed, The Wentworth family, merchants of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, traded from New England to the West Indies and Europe. There are 73 items covering the years 1753 through 1797., Original digital object name: bei-m115a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 15 Jan. 1833, from James E. Baillie
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 2 Jan. 1833, from A. Jones for Evan baillie Sons and Co.;
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-b, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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