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Deed to cut off the Entail of the Estate of the Honourable William Mathew Burt. (docket title)
"...Honourable William Mathew Burt... And The Honble. Iames Verchild... Witnesseth that... Burt... Hath... sold... All that plantation... in the said Island..." signed "William Mathew Burt" and "Iames Verchild" with seals., Original digital object name: bei-m104b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Diagram of Twenty two Acres of Land in Saint Vincent granted to Thos. Fairbairn 14. January 1805 (copy)
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Diagram of Twenty two Acres of Land in Saint Vincent granted to Thos. Fairbairn 14. January 1805 [docket title]
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Edmd Fleming Akers Esqr and Frances his Wife to Messrs Evan Baillie and Sons } Mortgage of a certain Plantation in The Island of St Christopher called Olivers with the Negroes and Slaves therein for securing £6800 and interest and future advances (docket
Edmund Fleming and Frances Akers to Evan Baillie, Iames Evan Baillie, and Hugh Duncan Baillie (Evan Baillie and Sons, Bristol merchants); signed "Edmund Fleming Akers" and "Frances Akers"."The Schedule... List of Negroes and Stock on the Olivees Estate at the last Appraisement A.D. 1801. ..." includes 157 humans, 52 animals.tied to:Edmund Fleming and Frances Akers to Evan Baillie, Iames Evan Baillie, and Hugh Duncan Baillie; signed "Edmund Fleming Akers" and "Frances Akers.", Original digital object name: bei-m473, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Estimate of rum and duties for Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua,…
[estimate of rum and duties for Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua, St. Kitts, Nevis, and Martinique]Phillipps ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m154, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Farqd. Campbell To Rose Debuque Dr. 17 March 1813. Ms. receipt...
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-i, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Fleming, Gilbert, d. 1762. St Christopher, 14 April 17[42]
Fleming, Gilbert, d. 1762."Sir Mr Henry Fane writes me you are so kind to sollicite my Complaint agt Genll. Mathew... His Excelly, I think, will not... controvert the Facts, but will excuse ym by suggesting that De Lavaux was suspected to be a Spy... Poor Mans Unhappy Martyr to St Kitts and his inclination to the British Service. ... was locked up in a Dungeon, is not permitted Converse, Light or Necessarys, and is Dying by Inches..."For background on Lavaux' imprisonment see the Brimstone Hill fortification depositions of 16 July 1741 (M77 above).Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m079b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
France. Ministère des Relations Extérieures.
Signed, France. Ministère des Relations Extérieures.Ministre des Relations Extérieures Talleyrand to Citoyen Skipwith, Consul général des Etats unis à Paris."Paris le 26. Ventose an 9 de la République française. Le Ministre des Relations Extérieurs Au Citoyen Skipwith Consul général des Etats unis à Paris. J'ai reçu, Citoyen, la lettre que vous m'avez adressée sous la date du 21 de ce mois. cette lettre résumant différentes réclamations que vous avez été dans le cas de m'adresser...", smoothly saying nothing, signed "ch. mau. talleyrand."Talleyrand was Ministère de la Marine and des Colonies, 1797-1807.This group of eight communiqués shows the complications which arose between the date of signing the convention and its publication in the West Indies., Original digital object name: bei-m412h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
General Lamberts bond for performance of Covenants - Dated 15 May 1721 (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per presentes nos Honourabil Major General Michaelem Lambert de..., Original digital object name: bei-m003gg
Genl. Jeaffreson 1819 Decr. 11th Attending Mr Wildman...
Genl. JeaffresonAttending Mr Wildman in Fenchurch St. ... Ms. bill, 3p., Original digital object name: bei-m119u06, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 25 Jan. 1801. Ms letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "Liberté. Égalité. Au port liberté, Jsle guadeloupe, le 9 pluviose, an 9 de la rep. fs. une et indivisible. Les agents des Consuls de la Rép. fs: aux Jsles du vent, À Monsieur John Barry, Commandant les forces navales américains aux antilles, à bord de la frégate les États-unis, à St. Christophe. Monsieur, ...Comme il paroit par votre lettre... vous n'aviez par encore reçu de votre gouvernement, la convention entre la france and l'amérique, Signé à Paris le 8 vendemiaire...", mentions ships captured and released, signed "Bresseau" "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 25 Jan. 1801. Ms. Letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "Liberté. Égalité. Au port liberté, Jsle guadeloupe, le 9 pluviose, an 9 de la rep. fs. une et indivisible. Les agents des Consuls de la Rép. fs: aux Jsles du vent, À Monsieur John Barry, Commandant les forces navales américains aux antilles, à bord de la frégate les États-unis, à St. Christophe. Monsieur, Il est vrai que le Navire américain Nancy and non Mary a été pris par les corsaires le Mars et les deux amis, depuis la signature du traité. il est encore vrai que ce bâtiment et sa cargaison ont été vendus. ...", quotes the convention, sends a copy of Allen's petition and the French response, signed "Bresseau" "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 26 Jan. 1801. Ms. Letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "...Port liberté, île Guadeloupe, le 6 pluviose, an 9... À Monsieur John Barry... Monsieur, ...Nous chargeons le Citoyen Blanchenoë notre Officier parlementaire sur le bateau L'amitié de vous remettre nos dépîches..." signed "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 5 May 1801. ALS to Mme. O'Reilly
Madame Mr Rouvellet voulut bien se charger à mon depart de St. martin d'un compte courant arrîté par Mr. claveau... signed "Lalaurette.", Original digital object name: bei-m406p, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Iames Douglas Esqr. to Messrs. Iohn St. Leger Douglas and others } Lease for a Year.--. (docket title)
James Douglas "Hath... sold... All those four full undivided sixth parts... of... Windmill and Middle Island plantations late the Estate for Life of Priscilla Lambert..." to John St. Leger Douglas, Richard Neave, Alexander Douglas, and Robert Douglas. Signed "James Douglas.", Original digital object name: bei-m267, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
J: B: Gordon Esqrs Estate 1794
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Land registers, [St. Kitts], 26 June, 13 July, and 21 Aug. 1727, 27 Jan. 1728, 25 Mar. 1765
On Monday the 26th: day of June 1727 John Spooner, John Willett, Thomas Butler and William Fenton Esquires appear'd as Attorneys for His Excellency General Hart to make out his Excellency's Right of Possession to Two Hundred Acres of his Plantation in Basseterre Quarter...Notes added in the same hand on 13 July and 21 Aug. 1727--note at end in a later hand signed "I. Cottle 25th March 1765.", Original digital object name: bei-m049
Lease for a Year of Plantations in St Chrisrs John Bourryan Esqr to Culling Smith Esqr } (docket title)
"...John Bourryan... at present... in Saint Christophers... of the one part and Culling Smith... of the other part Witnesseth That... Burryan Hath... Sold... Land formerly belonging to Charles Morris... And... Duport's Lower plantation... And... Duports upper plantation..." signed "John Bourryan", Original digital object name: bei-m162, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter from the Agent of the French Consuls. (docket title)
Signed, France. Consul."Basse terre ile Guadeloupe Le 1er Pluviose an 9 de la République. Les Agens des Consuls de la République française aux isles du Vent. -- Monsieur Le Commandant. La convention passée à Paris Le 8me jour de Vendemiaire et dont la Connoissance n'etoit point encore parvenue aux Etats Unis à lépoque de votre depart pour les indes occidentales... des ordres ont été donnés desuite à tous nos Batiments de guerre de respecter and fournir au besoin protection à ceux de votre nation..." "P. S. nous vous prions de vouloir bien remettre a L'officier porteur... Les huit français, que vous avez à votre bord./.", Original digital object name: bei-m412d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter, Plymouth, 20 March 1695/6
"Sr This is to acquaint you yt I am arrived at Plymouth in ye Chester Frigget wee came from St Kits of the therd of Jany last..." promising his assistance and signed "Edw: Nott."For reference to Major Nott see PRO. Calendar. Colonial Series, 1693-1696, v. 14, #662., Original digital object name: bei-m030

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