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On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 28 March 1823
"My Lord I avail myself of the occasion of Lieut Tucker's going home... the Captain General and Political Chief at Porto Rico have acceded to my wishes in assuming Power themselves to restrain their Privateers..."Note below Owen's signature in another hand: "H.M. Sl: Ringdove sailed from England 20th. Feby. with dispatches announcing the final arrangement with Spain and recalling his former orders... ordering him to proceed to Iamaica... Ringdove would probably arrive in a few days after the date of this letter, at Barbadoes -- ", Original digital object name: bei-m521h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 8. Feb. 1823
Group of 19 letters, all to Melville on gilt-edge notepaper, all signed "E: W: C: R: Owen""My Lord The Forte was much more fortunate in the Winds at the commencement of her Voyage...", Original digital object name: bei-m521a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Jamaica, 13 July 1823
"My Lord Captain Herberts report upon the present state of Mexico is interesting..."", Original digital object name: bei-m521o, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Port Royal, Jamaica, 1 May 1823
"My Lord My Public Letter of this date will explain to Your Lordship that I anticipate Sir Charles Rowley's order... I have no doubt that he will leave Havanna either this day or tomorrow..." Lists and explains promotions., Original digital object name: bei-m521j, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Port Royal, Jamaica, 10 June 1823
"My Lord The return of Sir Charles Rowley will put your Lordship in possession of the several details from this station... there is one point on which I am very desirous to receive the Instructions... that of the Carnation being fired into at Carthagena, by which a Boy was Killed, and a Marine with two passengers badly wounded...", Original digital object name: bei-m521m, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Port Royal, Jamaica, 11 May 1823...
"My Lord Your Lordship will be pleased to find that Sir Charle's Rowley's measures to suppress the Piracy from Cuba have been attended with considerable success...", Original digital object name: bei-m521k, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Port Royal, Jamaica, 13 April 1823
"My Lord You will learn by Sir Chas. Rowley's correspondence that I arrived at this place on Wednesday last, I have been employed in reading over such parts of the Admirals Correspondence as he thinks necessary...", Original digital object name: bei-m521i, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board La Gazelle, 28 March 1824. ALS to Donzelot
"Mon Général, Je vous écris...fort mal à l'aise... l'on avait ici répendu que 19,000. hommes étaient déja arrivés a La Martinique... et l'on ignorait la destination de cette armée... Je renvois...La Lettre de Mr. Chateaubriand, Lui parlait de ses instructions... Je craignais qu'en cas de saisir de mes papiers cela ne davrait Lieu à quelqu'interpretation défavorable..." signed "Bt. Chasseriau" with postscript "J'ai été fort bien reçu de Mr. Le Général Benundes..."Has encountered difficulties penetrating Venezuela; asks for a proper title ("il serait utile que la chose fut annoncé d'Europe...") so he can further his cause with efficiency., Original digital object name: bei-m529c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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