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Bigard to Truxton. (docket title)
Signed, "Délégation De St. Barthélemy. Liberté. Égalité. Gustavia, le 21 Nevole an 9 de la République française, une et indivisible. Le commissaire aux prètes Délégué à l'île Suédoise de St. Barthélemy, A Monsieur Truxtun commodore des forces des Etats unis aux iles du vent: à St. Christophe. Monsieur d'aprés La nouvelle officielle reçue par les agents des Consuls A eux expédiés par Le Ministre de la Marine, de la Convention signée á paris... mîme avant La publication, en relachant une Goelete americaine Sortant du New york prise par Le corsaire Latriomphante Capne. Gautier..." signed "B. Bigard", Original digital object name: bei-m412b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.
Bristol, 28 Dec. 1832, from G. H. Ames;
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-a, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bristol, 28 Dec. 1832, from James E. Baillie
Original digital object name: bei-m550a-d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Captain Bligh relating to Curacoa. (docket title)
Signed, "Sir, Agreeably to your orders of the 16th: Dec. I arrived off the City of St: Domingo, where being joined by His Majesty's Ships Hercule, Blanche, Pique, and Gipsy Schooner, I proceeded with all possible dispatch toward this Island..." [signed] "John Bligh" "...Annexed is a list of the killed and wounded..." Recounts the state of the siege, saying it is going well., Original digital object name: bei-m425d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Captain Bligh relative to Curacoa (docket title)
Signed, "Sir, Having obtained certain information of the Enemy's receiving a reinforcement on the 23rd Instant and seeing no probability that the Island would surrender by the 4th: of March... I determined to reembark the people without loss of time... I have given Captain Mudge orders to continue the Blockade of port Amsterdam in the strictest manner..." signed "John Bligh.", Original digital object name: bei-m425g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Captain Bligh respecting Curacoa the Summons. (docket title)
Signed, "Sir, As your Excellency must be aware by the appearance of a British Squadron off Couraçao, that it is with the intention of reducing the Island..." signed "John Bligh." Offers terms for Dutch capitulation to the British., Original digital object name: bei-m425a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Captain Bligh's Private Letter respecting Curacoa (docket title)
"Dear Sir, I feel much distress that the absence of the Squadron has so far exceeded what we had reason to expect... where I mention the escape of the French from St: Domingo to this Island I mean the Inhabitants, who have taken up arms... These aided by the Crews of two Privateers in the Port, make the number more formidable... should I receive certain information that the enemy can hold out beyond the 4th, I shall raise the Siege... A close Blockade will... answer every purpose, the Island produces very little, and... cannot maintain 40,000 Inhabitants for any length of time..." signed "John Bligh", Original digital object name: bei-m425e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Captain William Pryce Camby To The Masters of Vessels under...
Signed, Captain William Pryce Camby To The Masters of Vessels under Convoy of H.M.S. Hyperion."...It being understood that the Enemy's Privateers are very numerous and formidable in the naighbourhood of the West India Islands, The Masters of Vessels under my Convoy are particularly directed to keep near the Hyperion... Wm. Price Camby Captain", Original digital object name: bei-m470, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Clarke, Barnabas, fl. 1771. Boston, 25 March 1771. ALS to Joshua...
Clarke, Barnabas, fl. 1771."Dr Sir I recd. your favour 23d. Inst. p post-- Note the Contents, I am not a Little Surprized [?] the Officers of the Customs at portsmouth should [?] the Least Objection to deliver up the Coffee...", Original digital object name: bei-m206-b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Concernant le réglement du compte de la Votation de 1824. (docket title)
"...Les dépenses faites pour la Colonie se sont élévées... Elles excèdent par conséquent... le montant de la Dotation. Cet excédant a été prélevé sur la dotation de la Guadeloupe à laquelle la Martinique en doit le Compte. Vous voudrez bien en conséquence... faire expédier à la Guadeloupe... la ditte somme... Je previens de cette disposition <ministerielle> Mr le Contre Amiral Jacob..." signed "Cte de Chabrol."Because of a disparity between the expenses of the two islands, Martinique is to send 33, 126 francs 33 centimes to Guadeloupe., Original digital object name: bei-m538b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Consolidation of Recent Leeward Island Governmt. Including...
Consolidation of Recent Leeward Island Governmt. including Dominica took place on the 23 Nov. 1832. Third year of King William IV. Secretary of State for the Colonies Lord Goderick. Governor in Chief Sir Evan John Murray Macgregor Despatches from Secretary of State to the Governor in Chief. Date. 1833. 11 February...Copies of despatches, 11 Feb. 1833 through Feb. 1855, "Respecting former Nevis Quarantine Regulations.", Original digital object name: bei-m550, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Continuation of Notes on the West Indies St Christophers June 1822 F. D. (ms. title-page).
Continuation of Notes on the West Indies St Christophers June 1822 F. D. (ms. title-page).Includes preparations for an index (4 leaves); end of discussion on slavery (1 p.); tables on colonial economics (pp. 2-6); lists French kings and consorts; about half blank., Original digital object name: bei-m507b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copies of Various Orders and Letters respecting the Blockade of the Island of Curacoa By His Majestys Naval Forces under the Command of Vice Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth Kt. (docket title)
"Copies of Letters written to His Majestys Minister at the United States of America to the Spanish Governors on the Main and to the Governors of the Danish and Swedish Islands," informing the neutral recipients that the island was under blockade.The English naval commander Sir John Thomas Duckworth reduced the Swedish and Danish possessions in the West Indies, 1801, and defeated the French fleet off St. Domingue in 1806.Documentary support for the case docketed as "Schr. Fly, Wallace" "Copy of the King's Advocate's Opinion" (M440 in this catalogue)., Original digital object name: bei-m425j, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copies of letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 5 March . . . 12 March . . . 14 March 1691/2
(1) "Sr I write to you againe Sooner then I thought, the Inclos'd Letter to the Lords will find you the reasons of itt..."(2) "The Master of the same Vessell that brought me Last Week, a letter from my Lord Inchiquin..."(3) "Sr. This is the third time I have writt to you in eight dayes by 3 Severall Vessells..."(4) "Coll Codrington also informs me that Capt: Stubbles Commander of the England frigatt was att Antego repairing the Damage he rec'd from the French..."(5) "Sr. You may Remember that I told you att my Leaving England that I carryed over with me Mr. Siddon a Lawyer...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029d
Copies of letters to John Povey and Blathwayt, Barbados, 10 Aug. and 12 Sept. and 19 Sept. 1692
(1) "Sir Believing Mr. Blathwait to be with the King in Flanders I write to you... Give my humble Service to Mr. Blathwayt who I hope is safely return'd with his Maty: from Flanders. Copia"John Povey, Blathwayt's nephew, was his deputy in the Plantation Office (cf. Jacobsen, p. 250).(2) "Sir I congratulate your safe arrival into England... Glorious with your conquest over the French... Mr. Garth, a Captn. in the Duke of Bolton's Regimt. came in here, in a Sloop that had been to carry Prisoners to Martinico..."(3) "By a Vessell that arriv'd yesterday from Bermudas I am inform'd that an Expresse that was bound for England from the President of Jamaica... gives a Lamentable Relation of the Totall Destruction of Port Royall by an Earthquake but I hope itt is not so bad as itt is Reported."James Kendall was governor of Barbados 1690-1694., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029k
Copy of a Deposition of Mr. Jno. Ridley In the Letter of the Lds. Commrs. of Trade of Febry. 1th 1707/8. In the D. of Newcastle's May 16. os 1728 (docket title)
Notes presence of French settlers on St. Vincent--a French man-of-war going to St. Vincent to capture English sloops cutting timber there., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m051

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