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Copy of a letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 14 March 1691/2 and 20 April 1692
(1) "Sir This is the third time I have writt to you in Eight dayes, by three Lords..."(2) "Sir Since the writing the above Letter: Wrenn is dead, and Butler as Eldest Captn succeeds to the comand of the Squadron...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029e
Copy of a letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 7 Feb and 4 March 1691/2
Kendall, James, fl. 1692. Copy begins: "Sir By the Hanniball, and Captn. Wren I receivd yours of the third and twelfth of November, to which I will give you a full Answeur by the First Fleet that sayls with convoy..."ALS begins: "Sr. I write to you again sooner then I thought the inclos'd Letter to the Lords all give you the Reasons of itt. I have order'd Mr. Thornbrough to wayt on you..." "The same Vessell that brought me Last Week a Letter from my Lord Inchequeen wherein he gave me an account of his Sicknesse, Inform'd me also of his Death...", Original digital object name: bei-m029c
Custom House, March 14th 1796. Mr. T. Irving Transmitting Various Accounts. (docket title)
Signed, "Sir The Paper which I have the Honor of herewith inclosing exhibits a General View of the Value of the Imports into and Exports from Great Britain to and from the British West India Islands..." signed "Thomas Irving"Discusses, with figures, trade between Great Britain and the West Indies and other trade out of the West Indies., Original digital object name: bei-m376, 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
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
Fergusson, Mudoch and Co. (firm) Madeira, 25 May 1773...
Signed, Fergusson, Murdoch and Co. (firm)."Sir We are favour'd with yours of the 22 March and are glad to hear of Capt. Wolcutts safe arrival..." signed "Fergusson, Murdoch and Co.", "Shipping prices of wine for 1773:" on 3d page., Original digital object name: bei-m220b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
First Battn, Royal. List of Men who have Died from the period of...
First Battn, Royal. List of Men who have Died from the period of Arrival in the West Indies. 19 March 1801...By a lieutenant.Contains 1,070 names., Original digital object name: bei-m466, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration.
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration."Monsieur Le Comte, J'ai l'honneur de vous adresser des discours du chancelier de l'échiquier et du Président du bureau du commerce de Londres, relatifs à la situation financière et commerciale de l'angleterre..." signed "Cte de Chabrol.""I have the honor to send you the reports of the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the President of the Bureau of Commerce in London, regarding the financial and commercial situation of England...", Original digital object name: bei-m538d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
France. Ministère des Relations Extérieures.
Signed, France. Ministère des Relations Extérieures.Ministre des Relations Extérieures Talleyrand to Citoyen Skipwith, Consul général des Etats unis à Paris."Paris le 26. Ventose an 9 de la République française. Le Ministre des Relations Extérieurs Au Citoyen Skipwith Consul général des Etats unis à Paris. J'ai reçu, Citoyen, la lettre que vous m'avez adressée sous la date du 21 de ce mois. cette lettre résumant différentes réclamations que vous avez été dans le cas de m'adresser...", smoothly saying nothing, signed "ch. mau. talleyrand."Talleyrand was Ministère de la Marine and des Colonies, 1797-1807.This group of eight communiqués shows the complications which arose between the date of signing the convention and its publication in the West Indies., Original digital object name: bei-m412h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
From Mr. Stede to The Committee (docket title)
First line: May it Please your: Lordships By the inclosed Coppy..., Stede, Edwyn, fl. 1679-1694."May it Please yor: Lordships By the inclosed Coppy... you will Please to observe what Papers were then Sent to yor: Lopps..." with ten signatures including Samuel Newton, Richard Howell, Henry Walrond, Thomas Wardall, John Beers, Edwyn Stede, John Walrond, Benjamin Knights., Original digital object name: bei-m019b
George Washington, President of the United States of America...
George Washington, President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, Greetings:Printed in three columns: text in French, English, Dutch.Filled in "For Abner Derby Master of the Sloop Nancy 62 and 50/95 Tons, bound from Washington to St. Croix with a load of tobacco, peas, shingles, plank staves, hoops, tar."Signed by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and William Keats Deputy Collector.Jefferson served as Secretary of State from 1790 through 31 Dec. 1793. The Collector for the Port of Washington obviously had pre-signed forms in his possession., Original digital object name: bei-m357, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada November 1799 in Continuation Grenada, 4 Nov 1799...
"Grenada November 1799 in Continuation""Monday 4 Novemr. a Very rainy disagreeable Morning. Capt. Huxley, 2d. W. I. Regt. arrived from Mtinico yesterday and brought an Account of the Dutch Fleet having surrendered to Admiral Duncan, that our Troops had landed and took a fort by Storm and were in possession of the Texel. Mr Hughes arrived in Town last evening 4 at dinner Mr Hughes and the family LMj"The last entry, dated Easter Sunday 5 April 1801, is signed "this day ends my second year in... Grenada. T B Campbell Capt 66 Regt. ..."Campbell served as aide to the commanding general, travelling with him about the island and attending most if not all social functions. His entries are usually brief, beginning with a note about the day's weather followed by his activities. He unfailingly describes where and with whom he dined, and is meticulous in noting the arrival and departure of all ships, including privateers and prizes. Reviewing troops, attendance at courts-martial, escorting visiting dignitaries (and losing to them at cards) were all part of Campbell's duties., Original digital object name: bei-m403, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, May 1774. ALS to [Davenport and Wentworth]
"Dear Sir I wrote you Via Newbery and likewise p Capt Holland, have now to Acqt you that I am taken in Sugars..." signed "Jonathan Cary", prices at end., Original digital object name: bei-m227, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, May 1774. ALS to [Davenport and Wentworth]
"Dear Sir I wrote you Via Newbery and likewise p Capt Holland, have now to Acqt you that I am taken in Sugars..." signed "Jonathan Cary", prices at end., Original digital object name: bei-m227, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 25 Jan. 1801. Ms letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "Liberté. Égalité. Au port liberté, Jsle guadeloupe, le 9 pluviose, an 9 de la rep. fs. une et indivisible. Les agents des Consuls de la Rép. fs: aux Jsles du vent, À Monsieur John Barry, Commandant les forces navales américains aux antilles, à bord de la frégate les États-unis, à St. Christophe. Monsieur, ...Comme il paroit par votre lettre... vous n'aviez par encore reçu de votre gouvernement, la convention entre la france and l'amérique, Signé à Paris le 8 vendemiaire...", mentions ships captured and released, signed "Bresseau" "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 25 Jan. 1801. Ms. Letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "Liberté. Égalité. Au port liberté, Jsle guadeloupe, le 9 pluviose, an 9 de la rep. fs. une et indivisible. Les agents des Consuls de la Rép. fs: aux Jsles du vent, À Monsieur John Barry, Commandant les forces navales américains aux antilles, à bord de la frégate les États-unis, à St. Christophe. Monsieur, Il est vrai que le Navire américain Nancy and non Mary a été pris par les corsaires le Mars et les deux amis, depuis la signature du traité. il est encore vrai que ce bâtiment et sa cargaison ont été vendus. ...", quotes the convention, sends a copy of Allen's petition and the French response, signed "Bresseau" "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 26 Jan. 1801. Ms. Letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "...Port liberté, île Guadeloupe, le 6 pluviose, an 9... À Monsieur John Barry... Monsieur, ...Nous chargeons le Citoyen Blanchenoë notre Officier parlementaire sur le bateau L'amitié de vous remettre nos dépîches..." signed "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
H.M.S. Sloop Prometheus. At Sea...
H. M. S. Sloop Prometheus. At Sea...Illustrated with 33 small, precise ink and watercolor drawings of ports in both hemispheres, each labelled in neat square capitals:Port Louis. Mauritius. 5.9 x 10.5 cm.Zanzibar. 6.5 x 12.8 cm.Nassau. 5.3 x 14 cm.San Salvador. 6.2 x 13.5 cm.Harbour Island, Bahamas. 5.2 x 12.5 cm.Entrance To Harbour of Rio Janerio. 5 x 15.2 cm.From Summit Of The Corcovada. 5.2 x 15.4 cm.Alhambra Granada 5.4 x 7 cm.Lisbon 1851. B. R. 4.9 x 7 cm.Barcelona 1851 5.4 x 15 cm.Rio De Janerio. 1851. B. R. 5 x 7.5 cm.Valpariso. 4.7 x 7.6 cm.Asuncion. Paraguay. 5 x 7.4 cm.Lima 5 x 7 cm.Valpariso. Cerro Conception. 6 x 13 cm.Madeira 5.8 x 8 cm.Puerto Montt 5.8 x 8 cm.Teja Island 5 x 14 cm.Estrecha De Magallanes 3.9 x 8 cm.Estrecha De Magallanes 3.8 x 7.6 cm.Table Mountain, Lion's Head And Davis Peak From Table Bay 5 x 15.5 cm.Costa Rican Coast 4.5 x 12.5 cm.Las Palmas 5.4 x 11.5 cm.St. Pierre Martinique 5.3 x 8 cm.Montego Bay From Heading Hill 5.3 x 9 cm.Fort Antonio Jamaica 4.7 x 9 cm.Roseau 4.7 x 8.5 cm.Monserrat 6.3 x 16 cm.St. Thomas 6 x 16 cm.Havana 5.8 x 7 cm.Cape Town 5.8 x 7.2 cm.Havana From The Quarries 4.1 x 16 cm.Free Town 5.7 x 9 cm.[sailing ship] 17 x 25 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m581, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Hall, Charles, fl. 1767. Barbados, 25 Sept. 1767. ALS to Hugh...
Hall, Charles, fl. 1767., Original digital object name: bei-m185b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jepson, John, fl. 1759
Jepson, John, fl. 1759."Dear Sir I rec'd. your Company Letter... please Send to Mr. Faneuil In Boston..." signed "John Jepson", Original digital object name: bei-m136b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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