You are here

Lesser Antilles (Beinecke)

Display Options

Pages

Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 14 May 1692. From Mr Whetstone Recd. 13 Aug: 1692 (docket title)
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Worthy Sr. His Excie: our Governor: Order'd Mee to Signify to you that by the Man of Warr... all publiqe Affaires... will be then directed to your hands..."--discusses financial and political affairs., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029f
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 15 July 1692
Kendall, James, fl. 1692."Sr. This serves Only to inclose this act wch carries in itt a Present of 2000ll..." signed "Kendall," who asks permission to accept the gift and complains of the lack of news from home., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029j
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 15 March 16[92]
First line: Soe uncertaine have beene all our Conveyances for Europe of late by going in the winter..., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029b
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 23 July 1696, Drpt from Col. Russel (docket title)
Russell, Francis, d. 1696, colonel."Sr. I am soe fateagued with these three fleets that I was not able to write..." replying to charges made against him--"my owne contience does not accuse me of any crime... I wish those persons here would have bin soe faere with me as to have seen wt they wrote and--lett me have sent my owne iustification with it..." signed "F Russell" with postscript.Russell was governor of Barbados, 1694-96. Frere in his Short history of Barbados says there was dissatisfaction over a gift of £4,000 made to Russell by the Assembly.From the J. G. Bell and--Sir Thomas Phillipps Collections., Original digital object name: bei-m029m
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 31 Jan. 1680
First line: Honored Sr. The great obligations you have layed... [first line], "Honored Sr. The great obligations you have layed upon mee... require my acknowledgements to you... though my Six weekes Confinement to my bedd, by a feavor and my old enimy the Gout&gt--from whence I am but this day risen...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019c
Letter to Blathwayt, London, 26 March 1681
First line: Sr Since his Matye hath beene pleased to remoove [first line], Tyrwhitt, Francis, fl. 1681."Sr Since his Matye hath beene pleased to remoove the Court to Oxon--And having to doe wth. Potent men, as my opposers&gt--wch possibly may Endeavor to passe theire Accounts with you there, and thereby surprize his Matys Officers in getting Allowance of Tallyes wch. ought not to be allowed them..."In July of 1682 William Blathwayt became Auditor-General of His Majesty's Revenue in America--cf. PRO, Calendar of Treasury Papers 1556-7 -- 1696 1:10., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019e
Letter to D. Wescomb, Whitehall, 15 Nov. 1727
"Sir Upon receipt of your Letter... I have look'd into the Papers transmitted to me with your Letter... relating, among other things, to Appeals in Jamaica--All which... I laid before my Lords Commissioners... I do not find that I return'd you any Answer... or that it seem'd necessary... after what pass'd between the Board and--the Directors on that Subject. ..." signed "Alured Popple."Alured Popple was Secretary of the Council of Trade and Plantations., Original digital object name: bei-m050
Letter to John Cook, Lisbon, 15 Oct. 1672
First line: sr I have yours of ye 8th. Present, wth an inclosed for..., "Sr I have yours of ye 8th. present, wth an inclosed for Mr. Gill wch. I doe againe returne as you desired, for he Imbarked yesterday... this weeke overland brought us Letters of ye 26th of August, advizeing yt 2 privateers of 15 and--20 Guns met wth 20 saile Berbados ships and--took 6 or 7 of ye best..." signed "Willm: Bird", Original digital object name: bei-m011
Letter to Richard Bate, Barbados, 28 April 1701
Scott, Richard, fl. 1701."Dear Frd Bate/ Though I cannot give you a pfect accot of mattrs, yet I think it pp to say something in answer to yor severall Lrs, by Mr Alexandr., Capt Sutton and others, relateing to the affaires of Madm [Barbara] Newton decd, yor self and me viz"In the first place, as to Gibbs, since the rect of yor new power of Att, from the severall Trustees (Except Burrow) to my selfe, Capt Codrington, Mr Willis and Mr Alexandr, which is not yet proved..."I know not what notions persons (in England) have of his Excellcy, but without partiallity I speake it, Barbados was never happier, then now it is, and whilest he continues, we shall be soe..." signed "Rd Scott."Richard Scott was "a member of this Board, and one of the Attorney's of Richard Bate, Esq now in London..."--see PRO CSP Col. 1701, 340 for related documents of 15 April.Richard Bate was a plantation manager--see Handler 158--Suppl. 60., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m034b
Letter to the Lords commissioners of the Treasurey, Barbados, 1680
"May it please yor Lordships:", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019d
Letter, 14th: Sept 1687 From Capt. Carmichael Recd: ye: 4th March 1687/8 (docket title)
First line: 14th: Sep 1687 From Capt. Charmichael Recd: ye: 4th..., "Sir/ With this comes an Account of what money hath been paid unto the Treasurer... an Accott: of what money is paid from ye: debtors of James Halloway Executed in England for Treason..." signed "Arch. Carmichaell", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m026c
Letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 14 May and 10 June 1692
Kendall, James, fl. 1692."What you have now read is the coppy of what I sent you by the last Shipp... Not having anything of consequence to impart to the Lords of the Comittee I think it would be impertinent to trouble them now with my Letters...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029g
Letters to John and Thomas Eyres, Barbados, 8 May and 6 Aug. 1707
"Srs The above is the copy of my last-- some of your [?] I have thrown away-- and--most of your fifth is yet unsold, and--smells so strong-- I cant endure my house...", Original digital object name: bei-m036a
Letters, 10 June and 9 July 1692
"Sir Not having any thing of consequence to import to the Lords of the Committee I think it would be impertinent to trouble them now with my Letters..." and "Sr. The Letter on the other side was upon Second thoughts Sent you By the Mary-- tho her Comdr. be an arrant Sott yett the Leutt is a sober fellow...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029h
London, 12 Jan. 1759. Ms. Letter to Davenport and Wentworth,...
Signed, "Gentlemen The 10th. Octor. was my last to you, the first of this Month I Adjusted your Accot. Currt. ...", has insured the Pretty Nancy and includes details. signed "Wm Baker", Original digital object name: bei-m136a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lord Palmerston. With Paper on Defence of W Indies Circulated Decb/4 (docket title)
"There can be no Doubt that if the Saving of Money and a Reduction in Estimates were the Sole objects to be aimed at and if their attainment was the Main Duty of the British Government, it would be best to leave the West Indies wholly unprotected...""P 10/12-61" at end; embossed War Office seal on cover sheet., Original digital object name: bei-m594, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Maj to Lt. Jonathan A. Atkins Governor of Barbados. Approved in Councill (docket title)
First line: Trustie and beloved. When... We designed You..., "Trustie and beloved. When... We designed You Governour of Our Island of Barbados... The particulars which chiefly give us offence are these. First that concerning Our Farmers of the four and a half per cent weighing the Casks of Sugar. Secondly, the complaint of the want of sufficient supply of Negroes from the Royal African Company. Thirdly, which is the main matter, a dispensation proposed of the Acts of Navigation and Trade. Concerning which when You have review'd Your late Adresse of the 4/14th July 1676 to Our Committees of Trade and Plantations... We choose rather to caution you upon this occasion...", Original digital object name: bei-m015
Memoir of military service, 1776-1779, ms journal
Original digital object name: bei-m241a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memorandum of an Agreement... Newbury port, 6 Nov. 1775
Memorandum of an Agreement..."Memorandum of an Agreement made at the above date, between Jackson and Bromfield of the one part, and James Hudson and Jonathan Titcomb of the other part -- the said Hudson and Titcomb having determined to send their Schooner Lark, Samuel Fowler Master to Ireland, with the purpose there to purchase a Cargo for the West Indias..." signed "Jonn: Titcomb James Hudson Jackson and Bromfield", Original digital object name: bei-m239, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Montserat. Act preventing Inconveniences arising from Accts. left upon Oaths and Assignmts of Bills without the knowledge of Debtors (docket title)
First line: An Act to prevent Inconveniencies arising from Accompts... [first line], "An Act to prevent Inconveniencies arising from Accompts left upon Oaths and--Assignments of Bills without the Knowledge of Debtors. Whereas great Disturbances have risen in the several Courts of this Island...", Original digital object name: bei-m023

Pages