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Comission of Coll. of Forts etc. in Nevis. (docket title)
"St. Christophers By the Honble Gilbert Fleming... I... nominate... Charles Lyon Burt Esqr. to be Colonel of all His Majesty's... Fortifications in... Nevis in the room of Edward Symonds...", Original digital object name: bei-m110, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of a Letter of Atty (docket title).
First line: To all People to whom these Presents shall come I Christopher Jeaffreson of..., Written From Dullingham, England, Original digital object name: bei-m003k
Copy of a letter to Mr Richd Meriweather Jany 2nd. 1713,14 Relative to Lambert the Appraisement of Slaves (docket title).
First line: I waited only for ye favour of a letter from you w'ch I have..., Written From Dullingham, England, "Sr I waited only for ye favour of a letter from you wch I have now Received to give my directions for ye payment of Ten Guinys into yor handes for ye use of Mr Butter in consideration of what he did for me in defence of my Tytle to that litle part of my Plantation to wch Mr Williams pretended... Chr: Jeaffreson" With 2 copies in CJ's hand., Original digital object name: bei-m003ee
Counterpart of Mortgage from Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. (docket title).
First line: This Indenture mad the ffive and twentieth Day of March in the Tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland..., Signed "Charles Pym.", Counterpart of Mortgage from Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. (docket title). "Dated 25th March 1737." Signed "Charles Pym." Engr. init. Ms. on vellum, 1 sheet. 68 x 74.8 cm. folded to 19.7 x 27 cm. NCH MS Jeaff-8., Original digital object name: bei-m003ll, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Dame Ann Stapletons Bill of Sale of 1/10 pt. of ye Francis and Dorothy To Capt. Jefferson (docket title).
First line: To all People to whome this present writing shall come..., Original digital object name: bei-m003d, Signed "Ann Stapleton" with 2 receipts.
December 13th, 1682. Mr. William Millet his Account
First line: Mr. William Millet his Acco't of..., Probably written in Dullingham, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-05
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.
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
Grafton Street, 21 Aug. 1788. ALS to Sir George Douglas
"My Dr. Sir Two days ago, I arrived here, after a short, and pleasant passage from Nevis. I should have been very glad to have found you in Town, having much to say to you on the subject of your Antigua affairs. I visited your Estate...and I can only pronounce it one of the best in the Jsland, of the size, with one of the best settled creole gang of Negroes I ever saw...", Original digital object name: bei-m323, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lord Romney and Ux to Brooke and Wale } Assignment In Trust for Mrs. Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Seventh Day of June in the Twenty Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord..., Signed "Romney" "Priscilla Romney" "Eliza Jeaffreson.""Sold by T Brookbank Stationer at Furnivals Inn" engr. elaborately into initial., Original digital object name: bei-m003qq, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lord Romney and Ux to Brooke and Wale } Assignment In Trust for Mrs. Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Seventh Day of June in the Twenty Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord..., -----. Another copy, the same.The second part of this group, initiated by Christopher Jeaffreson (fl. 1756-1824), is M*** in this catalogue., Original digital object name: bei-m003rr, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mortgage from Christopher Jeaffreson Esquire to Charles Pym Esquire of the Mannor of Wingfeild in the Island of Saint Christopher's./ (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the ffive and twentieth Day of March in the Tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great..., Signed "Chris"; remainder of signature cut out., Original digital object name: bei-m003kk, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mountpleasant, Nevis, 10 June 1787. ALS to [Sir George Douglas]...
"Dear Sir Before I received your late letter... I had done myself the pleasure of congratulating you... Your Estate... is one of the richest... Mr. Harvey gives the strongest proof of it, from his inclination either to renew the Lease, or purchase it... Waltr. Nisbet Since the preceding letter was written, an Antigua Gentleman dined with me -- of whom I made many enquiries... He says, that it has always been reconed a valuable Lease to Mr Harvey, and that it is supposed he has made a fortune by it.", Original digital object name: bei-m313, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr Chistopher Ieffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. } A Further Mortgage for 800l. of a plantation pt. at St. Christophers (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Twenty Seventh day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven..., Signed "Christ"; remaining signature cut out, Mr Chistopher Ieffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. } A Further Mortgage for 800l. of a plantation pt. at St. Christophers -- (docket title). 27 Sept. 1738. Signed "Christ"; remaining signature cut out. Ms. on vellum, 1 sheet; affidavits, 2p. ms., tied; seal. Approx. 43.6 x 44.4 cm., folded. Chewed with loss of text. NCH MS Jeaff-9., Original digital object name: bei-m003mm, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr John Jeaffresons Assignemt of his estate and Interest to the Mannor of Wingfeild in the Island of St Christophers to Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr. (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Third day of Aprill in the fourth year of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God of England…, Signed "John Jeaffreson"John Jeaffreson at this time is living in Pettystrey, Suffolk., Original digital object name: bei-m003c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Hough and Hough notes: "Inrolled in the close Rolles in Chancery the fifteenth day of July in the yeare of our Lord 1658 [sic] By Humfrey Haggard... Earle of Carlile & Jefferson & Johnson."Carlisle had been granted a royal patent on 2 July 1627, appointing him Lord Proprietor of the English Caribbee Islands. This grant for 1,000 acres in St. Kitts "now in the actual possession and occupation of the said John Jeaffreson, but late being parcel of certain gardens late belonging to the Indian Savages of the Island" was to Jeaffreson and Johnson, in reward for help in "keeping the Island against the Savages and others" and for "defeating, suppressing and conquering of the Natives and other Savage inhabitants of the Island... indeavouringe to have slayne and extirpated the said John and other his majesties subjects there then planted, dwelling and inhabiting."
Mr. Burrell et al to Mr Jeaffreson } Covent. Bond 1697 Plantation Manor of Wingfield in ye Isld. of St. Christophers (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per presentes nos Henrirum Burrell de insula st. Christophori..., Probably written from Dullingham, Original digital object name: bei-m003p
Nevis and St. Christophers Debentures, 3 July 1725
[Nevi]s and St. Christophers Debentures.Payment to Sir Lambert Blackwell, Bart., pursuant to "An Act for paying of and cancelling One Million of Exchequer-Bills, and to give Ease to the South-Sea Company...", Original digital object name: bei-m045
November 6, 1682. Invoice of goods shipped on board the Trew Love
First line: Invoyce of goods shipt on board the Trew Love, Probably written in Dullingham, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-04
November 8, 1691. Copy of the act of the General Council and Assembly of the Leeward Islands founding commissioners and and agent for the said islands
First line: At a meeting of his Excellcy Christopher Codrington Esqr Captain.., This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family., Original digital object name: bei-m003h-21

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