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Antigua, 18 Feb. 1785. ALS, 3 p. 23 cm. Holes with loss of text...
"Dear Sir! I have the pleasure to inform you of the safe Arrival of the Ship Joshua... The late Arrivals from all parts of America has sunk Lumber near 50 p Cent... our Men of War are stationed at all the English Islands to prevent the Americans from trading..." signed "Jno. Rose", Original digital object name: bei-m303, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 18 May [&] 14 June 1780. ALS to "Sir James Douglass"
"Sir The preceding letter is Copy of my last...""Sir By the foregoing, You was advised of Doctor Midf. McNamaras Death and... the Estate, which by his decease, is your property, I wrote you of my Intention to take Councils Opinion... I have given Mr Robert Harveys Attorneys Notice of your Right... They have wrote their Correspondant John Anthony Rucker... who I doubt not will Correspond with you... When Every Estate in this Island... has fail'd... Your Estate... has never been known to fail... The weather has been so dry we have not water to drink in many parts of the Country, the Navy are keeping Crafts constantly employ'd Carrying the Water from Your Spring...", Original digital object name: bei-m271a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 2 July 1759. ALS to Davenport and Wentworth
"Gentleman I have got a full Ship at Last and Sales to morrow with the fleet for England..." signed "Robt Stokell", Original digital object name: bei-m139, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 22 July 1758. ALS to Davenport and Wentworth...
"This my Second by Capt: Phillips... to acquaint you of my arrival at Antigua where I have Sold my Cargo to Mr: John Day... I run for St: Kitts but fell in to windward and was very Lucky for there is 2 Frigates one of 28 the Other of 30 or 36 Guns Crusing of St: Kitts and have been in to Statia and it is said they are to Convoy Dutch Ships Clear of the Islands--..." signed "Dan Wentworth" with postscript.Includes local prices, asks for insurance., Original digital object name: bei-m132, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 24 Feb. 1775. ALS to Joshua Wentworth...
"Sir, Have to Inform you of my Arrival here in 17 Days from Piscataqua, have Endeavoured to get a freight here but cannot... been to Montserrat, Nevis and St. Kitts, but cannot find no man to take me up..." signed "Edmd. Roberts", Original digital object name: bei-m233a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua, 28 Dec. 1847. ALS to Mr. and Mrs. J. Murray [of Newcastle],...
"Dear Friends You will think me very delatory... by not writing to you before now... the first person called upon was William Turnbull he is standing in a Drapers Shop... Sandy Dalgleish... provision and Grog Store... Robby Hogg... John Scott... his brother Archie... I got a situation as overseer on an adjourning estate about a mile from J. Scott's and about the same from Archibald's... the system of making Rum of which I promised to give you a full account... Our population consists of upwards of one hundred Negroes... between forty and fifty Porteguese... upwards of one thousand emigrants imported from the Island of Madeira... on account of the famine... the Royal Bank of Liverpool which failed sometime ago has been very much felt here one of the directors being one of the chief partners for the Estate on which I am living... that is one of the Messers Shands of Liverpool... the Liddisdale people here are well... George Dalgleish arrived... James Gedders(?) died... Archibald Scott was married..." signed "Andrew Thorburn.", Original digital object name: bei-m577, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Antigua. At a Court of Vice Admiratly held for the said Island...
Antigua. At a Court of Vice Admiralty held for the said Island of Antigua at the Court House in the Town of Saint John in the said Island on Friday the twenty first day of Aug. one thousand eight hundred and one. Present The Worshipful Edward Byam, Judge. Our Sovereign Lord the King Against The Ship Vrena whereof Jacob Mildenstein was late Master and her Lading, seized and taken by His Majesty's Ship of War the Leviathan whereof Edward Durnford King Esquire is Commander, and brought into the Port of Saint John in this Island Antigua...Signed "A True Copy Wm: Mathews. Regr. in Admiralty.", Original digital object name: bei-m417, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Appleton, Nathaniel, fl. 1775. Salem, 5 April 1775...
Appleton, Nathaniel, fl. 1775."Sr. Your favours 30th Ultimo came to hand yesterday... our NA is removed to Salem since Boston Port has been shut... Candles... still manufactured in Boston and transported by land to Salem for Sales..." signed "Nathl. Appleton and Co.", Original digital object name: bei-m233b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Articles of Agreement and Authority relating to the Purchase of Lands and Plantations in the Island of Grenada between John Anthony Rucker Esqr. and John Harvey Esqr. } (docket title)
"...John Harvey [planter of Antigua] intending shortly to embark for... Grenada and to Settle as a Planter... John Anthony Rucker <...inclined to Purchase Lands and Plantations in that Island to the Value of Twenty Thousand Pounds British Money...>" signed "John Antho. Rucker" "John Harvey", Original digital object name: bei-m161, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bakers Map 1748
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Billinghurst, Joseph, Crown and Colony Surveyor. [diagram of land in the Warrawarrou Valley of St. Vincent] May, 1813
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-j, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bond for performance of Covts. from Major Generall Michael Lambeth Micajah Perry Thomas Truman - and John Merriman to Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr./ Dat 15th. May 1721 (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per presentes nos Honourabil Major General Michaelem Lambert de Insula S'cts..., Original digital object name: bei-m003hh
Bond from Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr to Charles Pym Esqr for payment of £400 Dated 20 Nov. 1739 (docket title).
First line: Know all Men by these presents that I Christopher..., Written From Dullingham, England, Original digital object name: bei-m003oo, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bond from Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr to Charles Pym Esqr for £800 Dated 27th: Sepr. 1738 (docket title).
First line: Know all men by these presents that I Christopher Jeaffreson..., Written From Dullingham, England, Original digital object name: bei-m003nn, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bond from Christrs Jeaffreson Esqr to Chas Pym for payment of £200 Dated 22 Octr 1740 (docket title).
First line: Know all Men by these presents that I Christopher Jeaffreson..., Written From Dullingham, England, Original digital object name: bei-m003pp, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bond from Majr Genll Lambert Mr Micajah Perry and Mr Richard Meriwether for pformance of Covents and paymt of 400l to Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr the 25th March 1713... (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per pr'sentes nos Hon'rabil Major General Michael..., Original digital object name: bei-m003cc
Boston, 23 Sept. 1773. Ms. Letter to Joshua Wentworth, signed...
Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m224a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Cardwell, Edward... Monserat, 14th March 1865.
Cardwell, Edward."Montserrat Governor Hill Private 14th March 1865 Sir, I have received your private letter of 21st. Dec. 1864... I am glad to have it in my power to give Effect to your recommendation..." initialled "E. C.", Original digital object name: bei-m597b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Certified Copy of Triennial Return of Slaves...
Certified Copy of Triennial Return of Slaves. ...Lists 24 "Slaves in Possession" by "Names, Sex, Colour, Reputed age. <Signed> Eliza Murray..." "Eliza Murray Executrix of Walter Murray decd Who was Executor of Francis Grant Gordon decd"., Original digital object name: bei-m549, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Contract of Marriage Betwixt Iames Douglas of Bridgend Esqr. And Miss Helen Brisbane. 18 april. 1753 (docket title)
"At Mounteviot Lodge and Brisbane... It is contracted and matrimonially Ended between the Parties following Viztt. James Douglas... and Miss Helen Brisbane..."signed at the bottom of each page "Brisbane" "James Douglas" "Helen Brisbane.", Original digital object name: bei-m114, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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