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St Christophers business to Revd Josh. Hall March 24 and 25 1819 in consequence of dispatches Received from Messrs. Pickwood and Tyson-- the former having taken possession-- from Ld R the latter having hired it conditionally (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m119x04, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St. Christopher, 21 April 1817. ALS to "Rev. George Johnson"
"Revd. Sir Having seen a letter from the Missionary Committee at home stating that reports injurious to the West India Mission had been circulated... representing the doctrines of the Methodists as pestilent... have great pleasure in bearing our testimony, to the good conduct of the Wesleyan Missionaries on all occasions..." signed "Revd. George W. Philips" "Stedman Rawlins President of the Council" "Wm: Thomson Member of Council" and "William Wharton Rawlins Member of the Assembly".In the hand of William Wharton Rawlins and signed by all four men., Original digital object name: bei-m488, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St. Christophers Appraisement made by Charles Caines and Thos Pemberton Esqrs of an Estate belonging to Major General Chrisr. Jeaffreson Jany 26. 1819 (docket title).
"With the Advertisement to let of Same" below docket title. And clipping from "The Godwin" dated 19 Jan. 1819., Original digital object name: bei-m119m04, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St. Kitts, 2 Feb. 1736/7. Ms. Letter to His Excellency the Capt. General …
Signed, "May it Please Your Excellency Sir I coud not possibly find one opportunity sooner to Send Mrs Mathew the gray Silk My wife who begs Your Excellency to make her Compliments to Your Lady hopes it will please... Thomson the Marshall dyed the day I left Antego, his affairs are in the greatest confusion... I doubt not but Your Excellency has perused the Memorial I had the honour to present concerning the Accounts of the Revenue none of which have yet been laid before me As D Auditor..."Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m066, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St. Martin, 13 April 1801. ALS to Mme. Noux
Ma chere Dame Je comptois rependre plustot à la lettre que vous m'aves faite l'amitié de mècrire... signed "Mary Gumby.", Original digital object name: bei-m406f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Honourable Gilbert Fleming Esqr. ãts Douglas and Another } Commission for taking Answer in Chancery. (docket title)
"Saint Christopher's./ George, the Second... To John Baker, and Thurston Blackman, Esquires, Iames George Douglas... and Ferdinando John Paris... Greeting. Whereas Iohn Saint Leger Douglas, and Drewry Ottley... have... Exhibited their Bill of Complaint... in our Court of Chancery... against The Honourable Gilbert Fleming... and Ralph Payne... We have Given, unto You... full Power... to take the Answer and Plea, of the said Gilbert Fleming..." signed "Geo: Thomas" (Governor in Chief).Phillipps Ms. 35806., Original digital object name: bei-m125, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The State of the Case Presented by The Revd. Christopher Jeaffreson at Dullingham House May 21. 1824 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m119z10, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
This is a group of letters "mainly from French civilians... writing to...
This is a group of letters "mainly from French civilians... writing to members of their families, to friends, or to business partners, in the dependent Swedish colony of St. Bartholomew... At this stage of a mainly naval war the English were gaining the advantage at sea and communication between the French islands was becoming difficult... [the letters] were going, by private arrangements, in American ships bound for New York and Philadelphia with sugar from the French islands. On arrival, letters were being transferred to outward-bound American merchantmen. The longer way round was the shortest way home... It is clear, from the dates on these letters, that nearly all were intercepted on their way to St. Bartholomew, at about the same time..." (Skrine)The letters are discussed, and some quoted in translation, by Walter Skrine in "Guadeloupe Correspondence 1800-1801," Philatelist, Dec. 1966, p. 66-69, 101-105., Original digital object name: bei-m406, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Thomas Rowland Esqr: to Mr Patrick Burke } Release in Fee of Lands in the parish of St Ann Sandy point. 16th Iuly 1756 (docket title)
"Sold by T. Davids Stationer in Clifford's Inn Fleet Street" engr. in elaborate initial."...Thomas Rowland of... Saint Christopher Esquire and Patrick Burke of the same... Island Gentleman Witnesseth that... Rowland Hath... Sold... Burke... All that Plantation... late of Thomas Rowland Esquire his Father deceased... in the Island aforesaid... And also All that other Plantation... lately purchased... from Theodore Vanelbrugh George's Esquire... in the aforesaid Island and adjoining to the... Land above mentioned..." signed "Thomas Rowland.", Original digital object name: bei-m122, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vaye, 14 Jan. 1800. ALS to Maisoncelle Vertille
Mon cher frere depis deux ans, je nes pas eus de vos nouvelles, et Selon la lettre que vous mavée Écrite vous deviée quiter St Barthellemy, pour aler à la nouvelle angleter... signed "Vertille.", Original digital object name: bei-m406a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Wavel Smith Petition agt. Report. (docket title)
"To the King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council -- The Humble Petition of Wavell Smith and Savile Cust Esqrs. Secretary & Clerk of the Crown... Sheweth... That by the first of the Said two Acts your Petrs. are Deprived of all their usual and accustomary fees for Publick business and in Lieu thereof a Salary is Settled but in no sort equal... 4th of March 1733/4...", Original digital object name: bei-m057, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
William Mathew Burt Esqr. to Messrs. Curtis and Lovell-- } Conveyance of Goathill Plantation in the Island of St. Christophers (docket title)
William Mathew Burt sold "Goathill Plantation otherwise called Belvidere" in St. Christopher to John Trehawke, John Curtis, and Robert Lovell. Signed "William Mathew Burt" and marked "<F>" at top., Original digital object name: bei-m247, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Wingfield Manor Appertaining to Chrisr Jeaffreson...
Wingfield Manor Appertaining to Chrisr Jeaffreson Esqr In St. Christophers Island..." "Surveyed April 10 1682 by M. Lord Rogers and Copied and Reduced from his Plan. February 20 1819 by CJ", Original digital object name: bei-m119s04, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
With papa's return envelope, addressed "A MonSieur zaCaro...
With papa's return envelope, addressed "A MonSieur zaCarÿ Gourdent a St Bartellemÿ.", Original digital object name: bei-m406kk, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[Guadeloupe, May 1801]
Ma cher dame Je vous écrit une Trer petis Lettre ces pour vous donner de Mes nouvelle... signed "Anne Harding.", Original digital object name: bei-m406ee, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
a Copy of the Power of Atty Genl Jeaffreson to RW Pickwood Esqr... Pocock and Forbes Ely Place 24 Oct 17 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m119t, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m104a
"...Honourable William Mathew Burt of... St. Christopher... And The Honble. James Verchild of the Island aforesaid... Witnesseth that... Burt... Hath... Sold... All that plantation... of him the said... Burt... in the... said Island..." signed "William Mathew Burt" "James Verchild" with seals. The land is in St. Ann Sandy Point, St. Kitts., Original digital object name: bei-m104a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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