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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.
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
Custom House, March 14th 1796. Mr. T. Irving Transmitting Various Accounts. (docket title)
Signed, "Sir The Paper which I have the Honor of herewith inclosing exhibits a General View of the Value of the Imports into and Exports from Great Britain to and from the British West India Islands..." signed "Thomas Irving"Discusses, with figures, trade between Great Britain and the West Indies and other trade out of the West Indies., Original digital object name: bei-m376, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Duplicate of Barbados Accott Currtt dat: 2 Septemb 1708 (docket title)
Royal African Company of England."Royall Affrican Comp: of England Their Accompt Currant..." 1 spreadsheet, Nov. 1706, April 1707, May-Sept. 1708, signed "Barbados Septembr 2, 1708 Errors Excepted Raynes Bate"Listing mostly sugars from various ships. This is related to the report dated 3 Sept. published in PRO CST Col. 1708-1709, 126., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m036b
Extract of a Letter From Mr. Grey Dat. 17th. June 99 (docket title)
"Abstract of a Letter from Mr. Grey Govr. of Barbados... His Majtys: Service will Suffer very much in all probability without having 2 or 3 men of Warr continually here..."--Captain Billingsley reported "in Chace of Kidd the Pyrate.", Original digital object name: bei-m032
Fergusson, Mudoch and Co. (firm) Madeira, 25 May 1773...
Signed, Fergusson, Murdoch and Co. (firm)."Sir We are favour'd with yours of the 22 March and are glad to hear of Capt. Wolcutts safe arrival..." signed "Fergusson, Murdoch and Co.", "Shipping prices of wine for 1773:" on 3d page., Original digital object name: bei-m220b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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