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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
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.
Lord Palmerston. With Paper on Defence of W Indies Circulated Decb/4 (docket title)
"There can be no Doubt that if the Saving of Money and a Reduction in Estimates were the Sole objects to be aimed at and if their attainment was the Main Duty of the British Government, it would be best to leave the West Indies wholly unprotected...""P 10/12-61" at end; embossed War Office seal on cover sheet., Original digital object name: bei-m594, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memoir of military service, 1776-1779, ms journal
Original digital object name: bei-m241a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memorandum of an Agreement... Newbury port, 6 Nov. 1775
Memorandum of an Agreement..."Memorandum of an Agreement made at the above date, between Jackson and Bromfield of the one part, and James Hudson and Jonathan Titcomb of the other part -- the said Hudson and Titcomb having determined to send their Schooner Lark, Samuel Fowler Master to Ireland, with the purpose there to purchase a Cargo for the West Indias..." signed "Jonn: Titcomb James Hudson Jackson and Bromfield", Original digital object name: bei-m239, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Montserat. Act preventing Inconveniences arising from Accts. left upon Oaths and Assignmts of Bills without the knowledge of Debtors (docket title)
First line: An Act to prevent Inconveniencies arising from Accompts... [first line], "An Act to prevent Inconveniencies arising from Accompts left upon Oaths and--Assignments of Bills without the Knowledge of Debtors. Whereas great Disturbances have risen in the several Courts of this Island...", Original digital object name: bei-m023
Mr. Bigard's letter to Capn. Truxtun. (docket title)
"V. S. Monsieur j'ay recu ce Matin Les dépîches, par Mr Shewed[?], pour Les agens des Consuls...", Gov. Thomson has refused passage to St. Bartholomew "pour mon parlementaire. Je suis mortifié..."Bigard is identified as "Flag officer of the cartel schooner Alliance" in a letter of Truxtun dated 6 Jan. 1801, cf. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War... 7:74., Original digital object name: bei-m412a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No.9. Journal, kept by Edward H. Seymour. Commencing [last quarter] 10th March 1890. Ending [full moon] 8th Jan. 1893 (ms. title-page).
No.9. Journal, kept by Edward H. Seymour. Commencing [last quarter] 10th March 1890. Ending [full moon] 8th Jan. 1893 (ms. title-page).Begins: "...Hyères. Agua. quieter change if any favourable. Dr. Carmack gives a v. prom account of t honesty of Hyères shopkeepers, or Hyèresois. ..."Illustrated with tipped-in maps, photos, clippings., Original digital object name: bei-m604, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Notes on the West Indies. F. D. [St. Christopher] 1822. Blank book...
Notes on the West Indies. F. D.Index (4 leaves); 84 numbered p. on the West Indies; pp. 84-173 on slavery., Original digital object name: bei-m507a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On l'informe du résultat de l'Examen des comptes administratifs de la Martinique, pour les Exercices antérieurs à 1821. Dispositions à suivre pour opérer la clôture des Comptes d'Exercice. (docket title)
Results of the examination of Martinique's administrative accounts for fiscal years 1814-1820; instructions for the 1825 accounts. Signed "Cte de Chabrol.""...Villèle le choisit [le Comte de Chabrol] comme ministre de la Marine le 4 août 1824. L'opinion s'étonna de voir ce poste occupé par un non-spécialiste et tourna Chabrol en dérision. Bien à tort; cet excellent administrateur créa le conseil de l'Amirauté, rétablit les préfectures maritimes, fonda une nouvelle école maritime flottante, réorganisa les équipages, liquida les dettes de la guerre d'Espagne en 1826, termina le bassin à flot de Cherbourg, construisit des navires et fit des économies...", Original digital object name: bei-m538a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ordres Et Instructions que Nous SousSignes donons au S. Jauques Saubere commandant…, Bordeaux 14 April 1727
Ordres Et Instructions que Nous SousSignes donons au S. Jauques Saubere commandant le vesseau L'aimable de bordeaux pour le voiage... a la gadeloupe et coste de Saint Domingue Isles françoises..." signed "Brinihol" "blaugeoguet" "Jacques Rocquette" "Dd Lagourque"In grey folder of a Paris dealer., Original digital object name: bei-m047
Population of the West India Islands 1805 (docket title).
"Population of the Brith W. Indian Isles from Sir WYoung 1787... 1805...", Original digital object name: bei-m430, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Robert Robertson's Bill Sale for half of Sloop Elizabeth...
Robert Robertson's Bill Sale for half of Sloop Elizabeth, Original digital object name: bei-m185a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Scavoir sil reste encore quelque chose a fair sur la vente del Isle…
No dealer's note was found with this manuscript, and was not scanned. De la Croix is not mentioned in the manuscript., Scavoir sil reste encore quelque chose a faire sur la vente del Isle Ste Croix faite aux Danois en Juin 1733. es si le commerce avec cette Isle est assy interdie que celui avec les Isles Angloises et hollandoises. ...Terms of the French sale of St. Croix to Denmark include details on receiving the sacrament at Easter; trade between Louisiana and Martinique; whether or not the Negroes belonging to a vessel's crew are part of the ship's fittings; disposition of Negro and mulatto children; and establishment of a hospital at Grenada. From the records of M. [César-Marie] de la Croix, Intendant des Isles du Vent under Louis XV, according to the dealer's note. On the acquisition of St. Croix see Westergaard, The Danish West Indies, N. Y. 1917, chapter X (pp. 199-212)., Original digital object name: bei-m055, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Scraps etc. In the Tropics from 1824 to 1831... 14 Nov. 1824-1831...
Scraps &c. In the Tropics from 1824 to 1831...Begins "At Sea Nov.r 14th 1824..." Enumerates various estates, estate owners, flora and fauna, hurricane losses in 1831.Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Jan. 1983., Original digital object name: bei-m534, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Solly, Samuel, fl. 1753. Boston, 17 Sept. 1753. ALS to Hugh…
Solly, Samuel, fl. 1753."Dear Hukee, I am very glad to hear Every thing goes on Smooth and Easy... you may give my Compliments to your Father, Capn. Iohn, and other Freinds... Pray tell Hannah, that I have advice of a Negro Boy, bought for me at Rhoad Island... I have done all in my power to hasten the Stills..." signed "Saml Solly", Original digital object name: bei-m115b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759. Antigua, 26 Feb...
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759."Gentlemen I... find markets Low and Crops very Bad... from Barbados to all our Leeward Islands... for want of Rain the Planters which used to Make a hundred hogshead Sugar cant make above twenty... our forces has Taken Grandtear But his not got Profusion of Gordeloup..." signed "Robt Stokell"Brought a cargo of "Boards Planks Jayst and Staves", sugar and rum extremely expensive., Original digital object name: bei-m136c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Proprietors of Estates in British Guiana and Trinidad and Others and Alexander Macgregor Esqre. } Agreement as to Chinese Immigrants. (docket title)
Importation of Chinese as indentured servants was allowed under the Chinese Passenger Act of 1855. Twenty-seven proprietors put up £2 per head plus £20 upon importation. Thomas Gerard went to collect laborers in China. The largest hopeful importer was Coven Bros. and Co., merchants, asking for 400 Chinese of the total of 2,690., Original digital object name: bei-m589, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Thoughts on the importance of our Colonies in the West Indies...
Thoughts on the importance of our Colonies in the West Indies with Hints for their extension and improvement. ..., Original digital object name: bei-m400, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tobago, 3 March 17773. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Dear Sur I have the plasher to inform you of my porsceeding I have Sold and Delivered allmost the hol of my Cargo..." signed "Wm: Woolcutt", Original digital object name: bei-m220a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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