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1840 Copy of a Despatch from Sir E I MacGregor Governor Genl (docket title).
Extract of a Despatch, dated Government House, Barbados, 4th September 1840 No 445... [requesting] a more detailed account of the German Emigrants brought out by Capt King, specifying the number of each Sex, terms of their engagements, their employment, and the nature of settlement in which they are located..., Original digital object name: bei-m557r, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
1841 Estimated expenditure (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m557t, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
1841 Government statement of Ways and Means for the present year (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m557u, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
1844 Memorial of Planters Merchants on Subject of Immigration (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m557cc, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
1845 Copy of Sir Charles Grays Despatch of 29th Nov to Lt Col Torrens (docket title).
...I collect... that I am called upon to say whether I will sanction the introduction into the Tax ordinance for 1846 of a duty of six pence on every pound of Tobacco..., Original digital object name: bei-m557jj, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
1845 Honble W. Hanley Colonial Secretary Castries 3 June Recd 16 June On Subject of Despatch from Hon Government to pay Costs and Damages in suit with D and J (docket title).
("D and J" are Drysdale and Johnston), Original digital object name: bei-m557ee, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
1845 Honble Wm Hanley Colonl Secty Castries 29 March Recd 31 March on Subject of Next Council the end of May to consider of the Ways and Means for 1846 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m557dd, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
1846 Copy of His Excellency Colonel Torrens Despatch of 22nd April... on subject of the Brig 'Susan King's [Captain McLean] coloured Seamen being improperly treated at Wilmington North Carolina (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m557mm, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
1846 Copy of the Secretary of States... Despatch of 5 June... on Subject of the ill treatment enforcanced[?] by the Coloured part of the Crew of Brig 'Susan King' from the authorities at Wilmington North Carolina (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m557ll, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
21 July 1845 Jennings (Chief Clerk for Colonial Secretary) to HK,...
Jennings (Chief Clerk for Colonial Secretary) to HK,asking for reply to trial-by-jury proposal of 17 June 1845., Original digital object name: bei-m557gg, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
22 Nov. 1845 Petition against immigration (docket title).
Cover letter for the petition itself. Ms., 1 p., Original digital object name: bei-m557z, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
22 Nov. 1845 Petition against immigration from Gov't Office dated 13 Mar. 1845 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m557aa, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
24 Oct. 1846 Grey to Torrens, "...although I have no...
Grey to Torrens,"...although I have no objection to the continuance of the import duty I cannot sanction any excise duty whatever on Tobacco: however low it might be, it would require, I apprehend, a virtual prohibition of the growth and preparation of tobacco by the Laborers for their own use, which appears to me to be an unnecessary and injurious interference with their comforts. ...", Original digital object name: bei-m557pp, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
28 Jan. 1775. Thomas Hunt and Joseph Paice to Nathaniel Mason} Special Power of Attorney (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m232a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
3 Dec. 1838. Plan of Taxation for the Island of St Lucia for the year 1839... (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m557h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Actaeon Comdore: Collingwood's Orders 29 Novemr. 79 -- to join the Admiral-- (docket title)
Signed, "To Captain Keeler Commander of His Majesty's Ship the Actaeon" "You are hereby required and directed to proceed to Sea with His Majesty's Ship under your Command, and make the best of your way to join Rear Admiral Parker... Given under my hand on board the Conqueror at St. Lucia... Thos. Collingwood", Original digital object name: bei-m269, 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 d'une souscription qui auroit été ouverte à la Martinique en faveur de la Famille de Mr. de Montarby. (docket title)
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration."de la main de son Excellence... <Très confidentielle>... Mon nom ni mon autorité ne peuvent ître employés ni mentionnés...", Original digital object name: bei-m505e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
B Extracts French and English marriage James Macfarlane Jr. Flora Macfarlane Deed Bk f 119 (docket title).
"By Henry Hegart Breen, Esquire, Administrator of the Government of the Island of Saint Lucia, and its Dependencies, etc., etc., etc. Extrait des Registres de Notre-Dame de L'Assumption, Paroisse de la soufrière. <Ile ste Lucie.> L'An mil huit-cent-soixante, et le quatorzieme jour de Fevrier..."Marriage record for "James Macfarlane, négociant, propriétaire et Maire de Castries," Church of England; and "Demoiselle Anna-Maria-Flora Macfarlane, fille Mineure et légitime..." Catholic.Certified by J. G. Porter Atthill, Chief Justice of St. Lucia.Breen was governor of St. Lucia 1857-1862., Original digital object name: bei-m592, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Battle of the Saints, West Indies, 10-12 April 1782, Ms. Diary
Unsigned, [Battle of the Saints]"We arrived at St Lucia the 30th of March, where We found the Convoy and Storeships... a great releif, as our whole fleet were...stored and victualled for five Months. We daily reconnoitered the Enemy...""...at 8 minutes [past 8:00 a.m.]... the Formidable opened her fire... when we came near the Ville de Paris... we... Luffed close to her... never I firmly believe was so tremendous Canonade... we were enable to cut thro their line... ... she hardly fired at all tho it was in her Power to have raked us... we... ceas'd firing in the Formidable -- at 38 minutes past 9...""...at 1/2 past 6 the Russel having raked the Ville de Paris... the Count de Grasse struck his Colours... there were almost as loud and thundering Noise by Cheers as there had been by Cannon the Seamen where almost frantic with Joy..."Alexander Robert Kerr (d. 1831) entered the Royal Navy as midshipman in November 1781 and served on Rodney's flagship Formidable. In this account he gives names and positions of all ships during the engagement, with details and times of all signals, he has provided a vivid, detailed description of the British fleet stalking and outmaneuvring the French fleet.Dealer states that this piece comes from Kerr's family papers., Original digital object name: bei-m282, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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