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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
Francis Ford Esquire to George Bristow Esquire } Release to Bar Entails of plantations in Barbadoes. (docket title)
"Sold by Philip Benn, Stationer, No. 28. Threadneedle Street: London. Deeds and Writings carefully Engross'd or Copied." engraved into initial letter "T"."This Indenture... Between Francis Ford late of the island of Barbados and George Bristow... Witnesseth that... Francis Ford Hath... sold... Ridge plantation... in... Barbadoes... Sear's plantation or Sear's Estate... Codrington's or Codringtons' plantation... Boutleys... The Below Rock or the Rock plantation... Pitteringo..." signed by Francis Ford.The land includes 404 acres of Ridge estate; 127 acres of Laird estate in St. Michael, St. Thomas, and St. George; 35 acres in St. George; 9 acres in St. Thomas from the estate of Samuel Osborne; 320 acres of Codrington's estate in St. Michael; 280 acres in the parish of Christchurch; 400 acres "formerly the estate of Wm. Haggard, otherwise called Pitteringo"; and 250 acres in St. Michael "formerly estate of Daniel Moore."with, on verso:"This Indenture... Between... George Bristow... and... Francis Ford... Witnesseth that... George Bristow... Hath... sold... unto... Francis Ford... All the within mentioned plantations...", Original digital object name: bei-m301, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Governor Walker to His Grace The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos Submits Address from Assembly enquiring whether application had been made for a First Class Engineer... (docket title)
Richard Grenville, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, is Colonial Secretary (1867-1868)., Original digital object name: bei-m598b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grant agt. Singlton } 18th June 1766 Reced from M Daling (docket title)
"Barbados Be it known to all... true Copys of an Information Exhibited in the Court of Vice Admiralty... by Francis Grant Esquire Commander of His Majesty's Ship Greyhound who as well etc Prossecuted for Condemnation Of a Certain Ship or Vessell called the Patient Mary... by him Seized in Carlisle Bay... and of the Claim... made of the said Ship... and of the Proceedings... and of the final Decree... are true Copies...", Original digital object name: bei-m170, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Hall, Charles, fl. 1767. Barbados, 25 Sept. 1767. ALS to Hugh...
Hall, Charles, fl. 1767., Original digital object name: bei-m185b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jepson, John, fl. 1759
Jepson, John, fl. 1759."Dear Sir I rec'd. your Company Letter... please Send to Mr. Faneuil In Boston..." signed "John Jepson", Original digital object name: bei-m136b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Journal, 1 Aug. 1817-30 Aug. 1819. Codex
[journal]For author's name see p. 170."Passage from Portsmouth to the Island of St. Thomas... 1st Augt. 1817.... on board the Ship Two Friends -- Captn. Corns. Ryan with 91 Passengers... to South America <our place of Destination>... Felt the difference of my Situation, being among a set of Men spending their Sabbath in Cursing and Swearing... Commenced the Study of Spanish... nearly 100 of us, a great Proportion British Officers..."At St. Thomas, Agents Mendez and Walton were to supply them $200 each and instructions as to final destination but could not be found; the author decides to return home but on the way met Captain Osborne; they join Colonel Needham and "8 or 9 other Officers, who intended to join the Patriots..."Received by Lieutt. General Tomás Montilla on their arrival at Old Guyana."The Government of Venezuela have declared themselves Independent..."; listing all officers, Bolivar through Col. Richards, Secretary to the Admiral.Minor skirmishes (Calaboza), various commanders, campaign; Bolivar's personal staff; full account, with sketch, of battle in which author is wounded."The following is a correct List of the English officers in this Action" includes himself by name.Leave of absence, return, final departure; rift between Bolivar and Col. Páez results in English officers imprisoned; aboard H.M. Frigate Tartar (Sir Geo. Collier) in Barbados, "A large Spanish armed Corvette <the Herculina> had the Impudence to Anchor close to our Frigate full of Slaves from Africa: being in a French Port, the Tartar dare not touch her, tho' employed on the African Station..."; author returns home, stopping at St. Domingo under King Christophle.Appendix, pp. 295-317.Kitchingman was not known to Alfred Hasbrouck (see his Foreign Legionaries in the Liberation of Spanish South America, N. Y., 1928)., Original digital object name: bei-m490, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter to John Cook, Lisbon, 15 Oct. 1672
First line: sr I have yours of ye 8th. Present, wth an inclosed for..., "Sr I have yours of ye 8th. present, wth an inclosed for Mr. Gill wch. I doe againe returne as you desired, for he Imbarked yesterday... this weeke overland brought us Letters of ye 26th of August, advizeing yt 2 privateers of 15 and--20 Guns met wth 20 saile Berbados ships and--took 6 or 7 of ye best..." signed "Willm: Bird", Original digital object name: bei-m011
Letter to Richard Bate, Barbados, 28 April 1701
Scott, Richard, fl. 1701."Dear Frd Bate/ Though I cannot give you a pfect accot of mattrs, yet I think it pp to say something in answer to yor severall Lrs, by Mr Alexandr., Capt Sutton and others, relateing to the affaires of Madm [Barbara] Newton decd, yor self and me viz"In the first place, as to Gibbs, since the rect of yor new power of Att, from the severall Trustees (Except Burrow) to my selfe, Capt Codrington, Mr Willis and Mr Alexandr, which is not yet proved..."I know not what notions persons (in England) have of his Excellcy, but without partiallity I speake it, Barbados was never happier, then now it is, and whilest he continues, we shall be soe..." signed "Rd Scott."Richard Scott was "a member of this Board, and one of the Attorney's of Richard Bate, Esq now in London..."--see PRO CSP Col. 1701, 340 for related documents of 15 April.Richard Bate was a plantation manager--see Handler 158--Suppl. 60., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m034b
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 10 Jan. 1723
"Dear Br. I wrote two Letters to you... in which I acquainted you with the passing of An Act for paying of the Debts of ye Island...", Original digital object name: bei-m043b
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 26 Nov. 1723
"Dear Br. I cou'd not let Slip the opportunity of writing... to tell you of a project thats hatched... towards paying the debts of the Island, I have laid it before Mr. Worsley...", Original digital object name: bei-m044ac
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 3 Sept. 1723
"Dear Br. I hope my last of the 3d. of Augt. came safe to your hands, in which I acquainted you of my being appointed Treas of this Island...", Original digital object name: bei-m044aa
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 5 Jan. 1723
"Dear Br. The Governs. Council and assembly have passed a Bill which impowers me to pay of the debts of the Country..." signed "George Plaxton" with detailed instructions for printing bills., Original digital object name: bei-m043a
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 7 Oct. 1723
First line: Dear Br. With much pleasure I recd yours by..., Original digital object name: bei-m044ab
Letter, Barbados, 12 September 1704
"Reverend Doctor./ Sr. It would be too tedious to relate the several abuses, and--unhansome carriages of Coll Holder towards me near this twelve months, taking all opportunities to carp and cavil with me, even to ride up to my door, when peaceable and quiet in my closet, and employed about my Masters business, and to talk to me adter a most imperious manner... I shall therefore refer you to the papers hereunto annex'd..." [which see, above] signed "Samuell Fullwood", Original digital object name: bei-m035b
Letters to John and Thomas Eyres, Barbados, 8 May and 6 Aug. 1707
"Srs The above is the copy of my last-- some of your [?] I have thrown away-- and--most of your fifth is yet unsold, and--smells so strong-- I cant endure my house...", Original digital object name: bei-m036a
License to leave Barbardos
[license to leave Barbados]"Barbados. By His [Excellency] These are to License [John H. Johnson] of the Parish of [St. Michael] to depart this Island, to go to [St. Kitts] having given Security in the Secretary's Office, as the Law directs. Given [at Pilgrim this 16 day of Novr 1805] To all concerned. ...", Original digital object name: bei-m436b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
London, 12 Jan. 1759. Ms. Letter to Davenport and Wentworth,...
Signed, "Gentlemen The 10th. Octor. was my last to you, the first of this Month I Adjusted your Accot. Currt. ...", has insured the Pretty Nancy and includes details. signed "Wm Baker", Original digital object name: bei-m136a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lt Governor Mundy to His Grace The Duke of Buckingham...
Lt Governor Mundy to His Grace The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos. Transmits a Resolution from the Assembly relative to the alteration of the Constitution to that of a Crown Colony..., Original digital object name: bei-m600c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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