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23 July 1898. George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 4p., Original digital object name: bei-m535mm, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
25 Oct. 1890. George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson
Elizabeth Temple to Joseph Rodman. ALS, 1 p., Original digital object name: bei-m535ff, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
26.2. [19]78. Erica to Jim
Sherard H. Godman to Uncle William Henry. ALS, 3p. on notepaper embossed "Queen's Guard, St. James's Palace. S.W.", Original digital object name: bei-m535rr, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
27 July 1784. John Penrose Cumming to Thomas Hollist
Silit, an old servant, to Nathan Weekes. ALS, 2 p. in envelope., Original digital object name: bei-m535k, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
28th. Novr. 1805. Lie from the Chairs to Lord Castlereagh, on the subject of Indian and Chinese Goods imported to Barbadoes etca. by American Ships (docket title)
"My Lord- We are desired by the board of Directors of the East India Company to acquaint your Lordship that they have received information..." signed "Charles Grant" "George Smith".Report on American trading in tea and Oriental goods into Barbados and other islands, to which the Board desires Castlereagh to put a stop."In private life Londonderry was... enlightened. He... encouraged tenant-right, he remitted rents, he made work for the unemployed..." (DNB), Original digital object name: bei-m437, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
30 July 1896. G. Laurie Pile to Col. W. H. Watson
Nathaniel Weekes Esqr. in account current with Thos. Daniel and Co. ... 1 sheet from ledger., Original digital object name: bei-m535ll, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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
30 May 1896. George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson
N. Forte to ? ALS, 3p., Original digital object name: bei-m535kk, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
31 Dec. 1880. Nathaniel Weekes Esqr. in account current with Thos...
Marjorie to Joe,ALS, 1p., Original digital object name: bei-m535x, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
3d Augt 1757 Act of Assembly
An Act Additional to and Explanatory of the Act Entituled "An Act for the better Ordering and regulating of his Majestys high and Hoñble Court of Exchequer and Pleas of the Crown in this Jsland, " as also for Removing all Doubts, Correcting Errors, and Supplying the Want of Continuances of the proceedings on Account of Mistakes, in any Commissions issued to the Barons and Justices, or by Reason of any Misadjournments or The Non-Adjournment of the sd. Court. ...Phillipps MS 36179., Original digital object name: bei-m131, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
6 Jan. 1890. George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson
List of acreages naming "Mooreys" "North Lands" "Tyeland Farm" "Town land belonging to the Poor of Midhurst" "Higates" and "Pipers and Hachets" with figures indicating "Inmost" and "Outmost." Ms., 4 p., Original digital object name: bei-m535bb, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
7 and 8 Nov. 1831. Elizabeth Temple to Joseph Rodman
N. Forte to Mr. Weekes. ALS, 4p. and card attached., Original digital object name: bei-m535l, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Coppey of the paper Relateinge to Benony Pearcey and his wiffe (docket title)
"Barbados Whereas Benony and Bridget Pearcey haveing for many yeares past walked amongst Vs The People Called Quakers, and owned by Vs, In all things, agreeable to the Truth, and Joyneing With Vs... Seaverall of Vs, haveinge Been given to Vnderstand that a Marriage was Intended, Betweene Randolph Moyle (that once walked amongst Vs, that Since, hath Manyfested himselfe, that He was Not of Vs)--and theyre Daughter Mary Pearcey, did together with the Church, Labour with them, and advised them, to be Carefull... Wee whosse Names, are here Vnder written... Hereby Testyfie, and Declare, that wee have not Vnity with them therein, and therefore Cannott Any Longer, make a Show of Joyneing with them In It, Vntill they Become, Reconciled... And publickly Condemne that Spirit, that Lead them for the makeing Such a Breach..."Ends with 24 names."At a quarterley Meetinge, At the Housse, of Thomas Pilgrim, the 22th day of the Seaventh Month 1698== This Meetinge, Subscribeing a Testymony against Benony Pearey, and his wiffe... Desires Walter Taylor, and William Hutchings, to Shew It to them... and acquaint them, that Friends yett Desire them, to give the Exspected Sattisffaction Beffore the Said Testymoney, Be Read Over theire Heads, By Thomas Pilgrym."With envelope, "Minute of Barbados Quarterly Meeting against Benony and Bridget Learcey the 22 day of the Seventh Month 1698", The letter says seventh month, but it isn't July - it's September. The new year before 1752 Began on March 25., Original digital object name: bei-m031
A Copy of Capt. Fortes Pedegree. genealogical tree.
E[lizabeth?] Temple to R. G. Temple Esq. ALS, 2 p. incl. poem "on leaving Bath", Original digital object name: bei-m535g, 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
ALS, 1 p. "Noon 16 Feb. My Lord The Helicon has joined me being...
"Noon 16 Feb. My Lord The Helicon has joined me being sent to take the next Convoy to the Spanish Main, I do not find that Cap. Newcombe had any information to rely on...", Original digital object name: bei-m521d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Admiral Frankland rece'd 29t Feby 1759 Answerd 3d March 59 (docket title)
"Gentlemen I was favored with yours with the Copy of the Account you have sent the Prize Commissioners which I wishe you had forwarded to me for many reasons. For by the whole Tenor of their demands from me the money is what they want, and they give themselves no Trouble about giving up our Bonds... I insist you remit them not the money..." signed "Thos. Frankland"Sir Thomas Frankland, commodore of the fleet at Barbados in 1756, has paid over £20,000 from his own pocket for Germany., Original digital object name: bei-m134, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
An Account of the Transactions of his Majestys Ship Magnificent...
An Account of the Transactions of his Majestys Ship Magnificent From the time of her leaveing England {I. E.} Febry. 6th: 1782 till the time of her arrival which was June 9th: 1783 -- (ms. t.-p., 2d leaf)"David Minns July 13th: 1783" (1st leaf, recto)."Officers on board the Magnificent at her leaveing England. ..." (1st leaf, verso).Journal begins: "On Febuary 6th: 1782, we Saild from Portsmouth, with 9 Sail of Men of War, and Several of the East India Ships, under the Command of Comodore Bickerton... On the 22d: of Febuary we Left the Comodore and India Ships, and proceeded on with the Agamemnon for the West Indies..." arriving at Barbados 18 March, where they "Victualed and Wartered" for two days.On 29 March they sailed from Saint Lucia with Agamemnon (64 guns) and Endymion (44 guns) "on a Cruce of St. Martinico, to watch the Motions of the French in the Harbour of Fort Royal."On 1 April at St. Lucia they join Rodney; at anchor until the 8th when they return to Martinique to watch the French, who had meanwhile got underway "and three of their heavy Ships give Chace to us almost as far as Rock Diamond. When we stood over to St. Lucia, we found... Rodney had got the British Fleet underway, accompanyed by... Hood... [and] Drake... we Joined... Hoods Division..."; the following 12 leaves describe the subsequent maneuvers and battle, ending "at 1/2 past 6 the Ville de Paris, Count de Grasse, Struck to Sir Samuel Hood in the Barfleur...""Lists of the Ships of the Line, in the British and French. Line of Battle. Which Engaged on the 12th of April, in the year 1782" (leaf 12, verso)."French Line of Battle Which Engaged April 12th: 1782" (leaf 14, verso).The journal continues as Magnificent, now damaged, cruises the islands and off Havana, where several Spanish vessels are captured. On 20 August the ship begins extensive repairs at Halifax; on course to New York they suffer storm damage and head for the West Indies. After capturing the American schooner Sally, they reach Barbados on 29 December. The Magnificent, plagued by storm and battle damage, continually needs repair, and on 1 May 1783 returns to England, making Land's End on the 7th."In giveing Names to the Ships of the Royal Navy, the Original Intention must have been..." (leaf 53 verso); 3-1/2 leaves essay, signed."Admiral Barringtons Defence at St. Lucia" verse, leaf 59 verso, signed "David Minns November 23d: 1784.""The distress of his Majestys Ship Endymion. of 44 Guns. on the 22d: and 23d: of January 1780 being 130 Leagues Westward of Scilly By D+ Minns Mariner..." (leaf 60 verso); 5 leaves of prose describing a storm."The Transactions of his Majestys Ship Emerald A Frigate of 32 Guns. By D+ Minns Mariner..." (leaf 65 verso); a prose account of a convoy to Gibraltar; 5-1/2 leaves.Leaf [57] and the three final leaves are removed; the bottom third of the last present leaf is cut off., Original digital object name: bei-m280, 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
Barbados A State of an Accompt of John Spencer Esq &c Farmers of the 4 and 1/2 pCent there for 2 yeares ended at X/ms 1672 (docket title)
First line: The Island of Barbadoes, A breife State of the Accompt..., "The Island of Barbadoes, A Breife State of the Accompt of Robert Spencer Esqr. Sr Charles Wheeler Barrt. John Strode and George March Esqrs. Farmrs. of the Impost on Custome Granted to his Matie. ... by the Inhabitants of the Island of Barbadoes, to bee raised upon ye Native Comodities thereof after the rate of fower and a halfe in specie p Centum. Made up for two whole yeares ended at Xsmãs 1672. ..." signed "R Auldworth Audtr.""Co. 49-4/ N.- No. 1 Southwell MSS" on 1st p.John Carter Brown Library has a similar document--cf. Handler 172., Original digital object name: bei-m013

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