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Barbados, 15 Dec. 1781. ALS to Hon. T. Townshend
"Dear Sir! It has not been for want of a due Sense of the Attention and Civilities I received at your Hands, whilst I was in London solliciting the Matter of the Petition of the Assembly of St. Vincent against Governor Morris... The attempt made by General Vaughan and Admiral Rodney 12 months ago to retake the Island, has been productive of more mischief to the wretched English Inhabitants than the Scandalous Shameful manner in which the Island was first given up... as if the measure of the Inhabitants' misery was not complete by the Capture of the Island, this mock Expedition was contrived to abandon them to the rage and brutality of inhuman Savages, who indiscriminately massacred Whites and Blacks, burned and destroyed all the Buildings and Plantations in their way before they cou'd be checked..." signed "Michl J Keane" with postscript., Original digital object name: bei-m276, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados, 24 Aug. 1756. Ms., 29 p. 36.9 cm… [Copy of a petition]
[Copy of a petition]"Barbados. By His Excellency Charles Pinfold Esquire... Governor... To all to whome these presents shall or may concern Greeting Know ye that... George Taylor Lewis Esquire Deputy Register... Court of Chancery... made Oath... that the several Copies following &lt, Vizt.&gt, the Copy of the Petition of John Pratt of HighWood-Hill in... Middlesex Esquire and Sarah his wife late Sarah Eyles and Elizabeth Eyles of... Middlesex Spinster... are true Copies..." signed "Chas: Pinfold"On the matter and consequences of a defective mortgage on a Barbados sugar plantation formerly owned by Samuel Broome, whose widow Susanna Brome, executrix Hillary Broome, and heir William Brome, are involved. Petition was dismissed and the request for appeal denied.Phillipps Ms. 25652.Handler (Supplement, p. 11) cites two documents dated 1741 which appeared in Henry Stevens' catalogue Rare Americana (London, 1927, p. 529) concerning this case. Sir John Eyles was the claimant at that date., Original digital object name: bei-m123, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados, 28 Feb. 1804. Ms. Affidavi
"Barbados, Personally appeared before me William Thomas Lytcott... a small Sorrel Mare... purchased in a Cargo by Isaac D. Goddard, from Captn Harvey Hyde... was claimed... by James Barnard, as... brought from Hartford without his Knowledge...", signed "W. T. Lytcott" with "J Walton" as justice of the peace., Original digital object name: bei-m426, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados, Jan. 1825-Dec. 1841. Codex
Mangrove Plantation.Includes sales, purchases, records of slaves (254 named), accounting, labor details, shipments to Liverpool, education of children, blacksmith, doctor, accountant, stores, land purchases., Original digital object name: bei-m535a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados. Governor.
Barbados. Governor.Lt. Governor Mundy to His Grace The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos Transmits further address from Assembly with regard to an Engineer..., Original digital object name: bei-m600b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados? 1701? Ms. Estimate
Estimates for Charge of the like Quantity of Studs[?]... to Barbados as well sent Martinique in 1702... fixt with Bazanetti -- and also of the Charge ... a supply of Studs to the Leeward Islds..., Original digital object name: bei-m034a
Bill and receipt, Barbados, 28 March 1716
"Examined for the Use of the Honble Mr Audr Harley 42 Journals of the Duty of 4 1/2 p Cent..." signed "p Pet: Gard"Edward Harley (1664-1735) was MP and Auditor of Imprest., Original digital object name: bei-m039
Case
Case. Barbadoes. William Singleton Commander of the Ship Patient Mary... seized... as a lawfull Prize... how wod. you advise the Captain and Owner to Act--Legal query with advisement, "I think the Conduct of the Captain of the Man of War cannot be justified..." signed "Fl. Norton" and dated "Lincoln's Inn 19th Decembr 1763" (p. [2])."Case", "Sir Fletcher Norton 1 Gua. [i.e., guinea]", "Geo: Bristow Winterbottom Mercht. Taylors Hall 10th. Octr. 1765" on docket title.Sir Fletcher Norton, 1st baron Grantly (1716-1789) was Attorney General in 1763.Phillipps ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m163, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Condrington College, Barbados, 15 Dec. 1851. Ms. Letter to "The Rev...
Signed, "My dear Sir I have to make you my best thanks for a copy of your 'Camb: Theological Papers'... I inclose the 2d. Annual Report of the Association recently Established here for Evangelizing W. Africa..." signed "R. Rawle."Concerns also the "evangelizing of South Africa" and the "deliverance of Africa from the bondage of Heathenism."Richard Rawle, divine, educated at Cambridge, became principal of Codrington College at Barbados 1847-64 and Bishop of Trinidad, 1872., Original digital object name: bei-m582, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copies of Letters on the Expedition... Bridgetown, Barbados, 28 Dec...
Copies of Letters on the Expedition...Title on verso of first leaf.Contains 26 letters in various hands, some much overwritten, with a list of commands on page 46.Twelve letters from Robert Melvill include two to Dalrymple, one to Rodney., Original digital object name: bei-m153, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copies of reports and letters, Barbados, 18 March 1703 - 20 April 1704
Bound in the following order:p. 1-2: "If from the wall to the comunion rail..." signed "your humble servant and faithfull Minister Samuell Fullwood"--dated "March 18th. 1703."p. 2: "Coll. Holders answer" dated "March 18. 1703."p. 2: "My letter to the vestry" signed by Fullwood and dated "March 23. 1703."p. 3-7: "The order of vestry. March 23th. 1703."p. 7-10: "Coll. John Holders ample satisfaction, or. Barbarous assault upon her Majesties Highway. Thursday the 20th day of April. 1704..."p. 10-16: "Barbados. The Honble. Benj. Cryer, his Report: To his Excellency Sr. Bevill Granville..."Pages12 and 13 transposed.On Cryer cf. Handler p. 145 re Oxford, Bodleian, Rawlinson mss A 271--Handler Suppl. 55., Original digital object name: bei-m035a
Copy of a Letter from Mr. Pitt to Sir James Douglas-- dated Whitehall, 5th August 1761 (docket title).
Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m149b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Diary of a voyage from Inverness via London to Demerara, 1843]...
Original digital object name: bei-m573a, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Downing Street, 12 Feb. 1813. Ms. letter to Beckwith, signed
Signed, "Sir, I am directed by Earl Bathurst to transmit to you the Commissions and Instructions of General Wale and General Bonham... Henry Goulburn."Goulburn was Bathurst's Under Secretary of State for War and Colonies, Bonham governed Surinam 1811-1815, Wale was governor of Martinique 1812-1814., Original digital object name: bei-m471, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Downing Street, 26 Feb. 1812. Ms. letter to Beckwith, signed
Signed, "Sir, Your Dispatches &lt, Civil&gt, of the Dates and Numbers specified in the Margin have been received and laid before The Prince Regent..." signed "Liverpool."Jenkinson was First Lord of the Treasury, 16 June 1812 -- April 1827, Liverpool was Secretary for War and Colonies, 1809-1812., Original digital object name: bei-m468, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Duplicate of Barbados Accott Currtt dat: 2 Septemb 1708 (docket title)
Royal African Company of England."Royall Affrican Comp: of England Their Accompt Currant..." 1 spreadsheet, Nov. 1706, April 1707, May-Sept. 1708, signed "Barbados Septembr 2, 1708 Errors Excepted Raynes Bate"Listing mostly sugars from various ships. This is related to the report dated 3 Sept. published in PRO CST Col. 1708-1709, 126., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m036b
Duplicate...Bathurst to Lt. Gen. Sir George Beckwith. Downing...
Signed, Duplicate... Bathurst to Lt. Gen. Sir George Beckwith.Bathurst was at this time Secretary for War and Colonies (1812-1827), Beckwith, governor of Barbados (1812-1814)., Original digital object name: bei-m477, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
E[lizabeth?] Temple to R. G. Temple Esq., 1831?
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 3p., Original digital object name: bei-m535m, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ellys A. Stephens, Esqr. to Stephen Walcott Esqr. } Lease of a plantation in the Island of Barbadoes. [and] Miss Elizth. Walcott to Ellys A. Stephen Esq. } Surrender. (docket title)
Stationer's engraving erased from initial letter."This Indenture... Between Ellys Anderson Stephens... and Stephen Walcott... Whereas... Ellys Anderson Stephens... is tenant for life... of... Byde Mill House..." signed "Ellys A Stephens" with seal; "Stephen Walcott" with seal.Three pages of affidavits; schedule of 102 slaves.With (on verso of second sheet): "Barbados To all to whom these presents shall come Elizabeth Walcott... Sendeth Greeting Whereas the within named Stephen Walcott departed this life... And Whereas... Elizabeth Walcott hath agreed with... Ellys Anderson Stephens for the surrender to him of all the Estate... which she... hath derived... of... the... Plantation..." dated 11 July 1831., Original digital object name: bei-m504, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Extract of a Letter From Mr. Grey Dat. 17th. June 99 (docket title)
"Abstract of a Letter from Mr. Grey Govr. of Barbados... His Majtys: Service will Suffer very much in all probability without having 2 or 3 men of Warr continually here..."--Captain Billingsley reported "in Chace of Kidd the Pyrate.", Original digital object name: bei-m032

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