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Poinsable, Martin de, Governor of Martinique...
Poinsable, Martin de, Governor of Martinique "Monseigneur J'ay l'honneur de joindre icy un journal de ma Tournée et mes observations Sur l'Etat actuel de cette Colonie... J'ay remis a Mr. Le Marquis de Champigny, après luy avoir rendu Compte de mes operations, une Copie..." Cover letter for Observations faites par le Gouverneur de la Martinique; notifies Maurepas of the additional presence of about 15 British ships: "Ils se proposent, dit-on, de faire une nouvelle tentative contre les Espagnols. "This piece was exhibited in Paris in 1929 (catalogue, p. 133), according to Parke-Bernet. Parke-Bernet Galleries, Historical French Documents of the Eighteenth Century... From the archives of Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux Comte de Maurepas, N. Y. 1962 (sale 2092, lot 7)., Original digital object name: bei-m083c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ponickau, M. de, fl. 1749? Extrait de la lettre de M. de Ponickau a M. Le Marechal general (docket title)
Ponickau, M. de, fl. 1749?"En conformité dun ordre de votre altesse, jay fait venir le negre nommé La violette et je luy ay demandé Sil vouloit retourner avec Made. La Croix. ...", Original digital object name: bei-m098d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Pour La Dame de lignery C Le Sr cavel[?] Au 21 7bre 1782 Guerin (docket title).
"A La Requette de la dame de lignery demeurante en cette ville Signifiér les Requettes ordonances en Suite procès verbal et exploit du Sieur Derval[?] Rotisseur[?] demeurant en cette ville avec assignation... pour raison de son negre Alexandre...", Original digital object name: bei-m274h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Pour Le S. Bourgeois C Contre Ladame de Lignery Me Guerin au 22e 1er. 1781 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m274d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Pour Le Sr. Bourgeois C La dame De Lignery Me. Guerin au 3 Mars 1781 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m274f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Pour Le Sr. Bourgeois Per. C Ladame De Lignery Me guerin au 5 fev. 1781 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m274e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Premier and Dernier Avertissement. Année 1824. La Successon de...
Premier and Dernier Avertissement. Année 1824. La Successon de Melle Desligneris <rose> Doit au Trésor royal, pour le montant de ses impositions...Notice of arrears of taxes., Original digital object name: bei-m536, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Procès verbal et Man du sr. Laudart arpenteur... (docket title)
"Plan Des Portions de Terre acquises Par Le Sieur gaigneron Desmornay des nommés Belair gautier, Bernard et Lamarque, ainsy que de celle Par le dit Sieur Vendüe à la negresse Libre nommée Victoire ambaud..." signed "Laudart Arpentr. Royl.", Original digital object name: bei-m113, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Protocole Pour les Réponses des Requettes présentées à L'Jntendant des Jsles Martinique and Ste. Lucie. (ms. cover title)
Protocole Pour les Réponses des Requettes présentées à L'Jntendant des Jsles Martinique and Ste. Lucie. (ms. cover title)Forms and permits for use of the intendant in various circumstances include Permission de Mariage, Réponse à une Requîte pour demander à Exercer la chirurgie, Permission pour tenir Billard, Boulangerie où Boucherie, Permission pour faire passer des Esclaves à Ste. Lucie, Forme de l'Egalization, etc..For the use of Martinique, with "à  St. Pierre m/que, Le" scratched out at the foot of some paragraphs., Original digital object name: bei-m216, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Quittance Par Mr. Gaigneron De Marolles et Mr. Le Comte De Latouche. (docket title, at head of 1st page.)
Signed "copie conforme" and initialled on each page by Caillard., Original digital object name: bei-m545c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Quittance Pour Monsieur Gaigneron De Marolles et Monsieur le Comte De la Touche. (docket title, at head of 1st page)
Signed and initialled on each page by Caillard., Original digital object name: bei-m545a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Quittance par les Ss. et de. Mongonyon à M. de la Touche (docket title, at top of page)
Signed "Clavery Grard" with embossed seal., Original digital object name: bei-m567b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Quittance par les sieurs et dames mongonyon à Mr. de la Touche (docket title, at top of page)
Receipt for the purchase of Acajou.Signed "Boyer" "Ch. de Leyritz"; addendum signed "Clavery Grard.", Original digital object name: bei-m567a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Rachat a terme. [Martinique? 1822?]
Rachat à terme."Le rachat à terme ne peut ître que facultatif, à l'égard du maître. ...dans les circonstances graves où se trouvent nos Colonies, lorsquel'Angleterre vient de libérer ses 800,000 esclaves, lorsque dans nos Chambres et hors des Chambres l'opinion se prononce ouvertement contre le maintien indéfini de l'esclavage... Je ne puis savoir encore quel sera le tarif que les Conseils Coloniaux adopteront pour le rachat forcé. -- Je vais, toutefois, calculer ici sur 1.500l par individu, et c'est d'après cette base que je propose les dispositions suivantes..."Proposing a scale of compensation for owners freeing slaves. Possibly written by or for Governor Donzelot and forwarded by him to the Ministre., Original digital object name: bei-m508, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Rear Adml. Harvey's Order for constructing 4 Carronade Carriages 24th Septr. 1796 (docket title)
Signed, "By Henry Harvey Esqr. Rear Admiral of the Red, Commander in Chief &amp, -&amp, -&amp, -" "To Isaac Richard Robert Esqr: Ordnance Storekeeper Antigua," an order for carronade carriages for HMS Pudrix, signed "Hen: Harvey" and "J G Briggs."Sir Henry Harvey became Rear Admiral of the Red July 1794, in April 1796 was appointed commander-in-chief in the Leeward Islands. In the following February, together with Sir Ralph Abercrombie, he took possession of Trinidad and later made an unsuccessful attempt to seize Puerto Rico (DNB)., Original digital object name: bei-m386, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Recapitulation du Tableau du Recensement général de la Martinique...
Recapitulation du Tableau du Recensement général de la Martinique dressé pour l'année 1773. ...Census list, subdivided by such categories as white people, widowed, sick, armed men, unarmed boys, animals, dwellings, meat, coffee, cocoa, uncultivated land., Original digital object name: bei-m223, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Receuil Des Différentes Lettres and Papiers Rélatifs Au Gouvernement De Mr. Le Vte. De Damas A La Martinique Année 1790. (ms. title-page)
Receuil Des Différentes Lettres and Papiers Rélatifs Au Gouvernement De Mr. Le Vte. De Damas A La Martinique Année 1790. (ms. title-page)Collection of first drafts of all letters sent by Damas de Marillac.Begins (leaf 1): "Mre de la Municipalité de St pierre Du 17 mars 1790: ... Circulaire aux Commandants des paroisses Du 28 Mars..."Ends (leaf 58): "du Ministre No. 22. Colonies Mort de M le Vte. de Ponteves Suitte des Lettres au Ministre Du 26 Juillet 1790..."; ends on that leaf and is unfinished.Damas de Marillac, born Lyon, was named lieutenant to the governor-general of Martinique in 1782, became governor of the island himself in 1790, and was replaced the following year by De Béhague.Paper label on front cover reads "Documents sur la Martinique 1790.", Original digital object name: bei-m335, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Rep a la lettre du 19. Juillet Signé f. Decasse/. Mad...
"Rep à la lettre du 19. Juillet Signé f. Decasse/. Mad -- - J'ai reçu avant hier La Lettre que Vs m'avez fait lhonr. de M'écrire le 19. du [cnt?] en declamation d'une Somme de 2095# 17s 4de..."From Mme. Levassor., Original digital object name: bei-m459c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Reports relating to Mr. Gordon's Estates in the West Indies, 1821 (Memorandum to accompany "Folio on [?] property in the W. Indies")
Original digital object name: bei-m526a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Reports Relating to Mr. Gordon's Estates in the West Indies, 1824
Detailed reports to an absentee landlord, James Adam Gordon, by his agent, John Johnson, regarding condition of his sugar plantations, details on slaves, etc., Original digital object name: bei-m526a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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