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No. 101, 10 March 1813, James Benidge of Saint Christopher
Signed, To all Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War and Privateers..."Printed by Command of His Excellency By William Collins."Occasioned by the current war with the United States, these permits allowed trading from Antigua in an unarmed vessel "bearing any Flag except that of France."No. 101,James Benidge of Saint Christopher, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 101, 10 March 1813, James Benidge of Saint Christopher, "with..
No. 101,James Benidge of Saint Christopher "with permission to touch at Saint Bartholomews," 22.9 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 121, 24 March 1813, Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua.
No. 121,Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 122, 24 March 1813, Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua
No. 122,Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 317, 16 Aug. 1813, Joseph and Samuel L. Darrell of Antigua
No. 317,Joseph and Samuel L. Darrell of Antigua, 24.6 cm..Elliot, diplomatist and minister plenipotentiary, was Governor of the Leeward Islands 1809-13., Original digital object name: bei-m472e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Petit Canal, 7 May 1801. ALS to Mme. O''Reilly
Madame, Depuis ma lettre du 27 du mois de Germinal dernier par le M. Wattier, qui a été en parlementaire a St. Martin and que M. Votre frère a du vous remettre, lequelle vous accusait réception de la vôtre du 13 avril, j'ai reçu... signed "Votre ami xxxxxx pour la vie BN", Original digital object name: bei-m406q, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Philadelphia, 7 March 1801. ALS to Abraham Runnels and Son
Dear Sir Please send the inclosed to St. Kitts I wrote you fully a few days past via N. York... signed "V. Wall", Original digital object name: bei-m406d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Point Pitre, 28 April 1801. ALS to James Prince
Dear Sir, Inclosed is a copy of what I left with Capt. Clark to forward you from Basseterre in case an opportunity offer'd -- I have now to state that I have bargain'd for a Ship &lt, British built&gt, of about 350 Tons for 3500 $ payable in my Bills on Messrs. Lawrence and Whitney at 60 days with an approved endorser... signed "Patrick Connor.", Original digital object name: bei-m406j, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Point Pitre, 4 May 1801. ALS to James Prince
Sir, Having been disappointed in receiving the money either for the Bill I had on this place or Basseterre, I am under the necessity of requesting that you will be pleased to pay the bearer Capt. Rich Two hundred Dollars on my account... signed "Patrick Connor.", Original digital object name: bei-m406l, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Point Pitre, 4 May 1801. ALS to John Claveau
Dear Sir, This is the first opportunity that has offered for St. Bartholomews since my arrival which I cheerfully imbrace to fulfill my promise in dropping you a few lines... signed "Patrick Connor.", Original digital object name: bei-m406k, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Point Pitre, 7 May 1801. ALS to James Prince Esquir
Dear Sir, Ever anxious for the success of whatever I put my hand to, and in an especial manner on the present occasion, I cannot refrain from devoting the last half hour that's left me prior to Capt. Riches departure to writing to you... signed "Patrick Connor.", Original digital object name: bei-m406m, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Port La Liberté, 27 April 1801. ALS to M. Claveau
j'ai reçu hier, Mon cher Claveau, vos Deux lettres Dont une accompagnoit une Clle que le Docteur Courbe M'envoye, C'est une peine que je vois que vous n'avez pas encore reçu le pacquet que j'ai laissé a Mr Cooper lors de mon Départ De St Martin... Soyez perçuadé que je n'oublirai jamais les Services que vous m'avez rendu a St Barthelemy... signed "V Bouvier"The second sheet, of accounts, is headed "1801 Mars... Mr. Claveau Courant avec Bouvier...", Original digital object name: bei-m406n, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Probate of the Will of William Cock Esq. deceased (docket title)
"Before me Georg Ekholtz by Royal Authority exercising the functions of Notary Public for... Saint Bartholomew Personally appeared William Cock Esquire of this Island Burgher and Merchant born in... England and now about Fifty nine years of age and his Spouse Mrs. Ann Mary Cock born Fabio a Native of the Island of Saint Eustatius and now about fifty years of age Who... have both freely and voluntarily dictated... their last Will and Testament..."With smaller (20 cm.) vellum sheet attached at signature fold containing deed of probate dated 22 July 1829, ms. on printed form. "We Thomas Parkinson, Doctor in Divinity, Vicar General, and Official Principal, of... John Bird... Lord Bishop of Chester... Do By These Presents Make Known To All Men..."Beneficiaries include the Roman Catholic and Swedish Lutheran churches of Gustavia; the poor of the island; and their four domestic slaves, who are freed., Original digital object name: bei-m537, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, 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.
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.
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.
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.

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