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U. S. S. Vandalia. Log. 1879-81. Commander Richard Worsam Meade.
U. S. S. Vandalia. Log.Commander Richard Worsam Meade.1: 12 leaves of index, 252 lined pages with smaller notebook leaves and sketches tipped in. 31.5cm.Contains a copy of Meade's explicit instructions on maintaining a log, which he required of all Ensigns and Cadet Midshipmen, and Meade's signature at intervals throughout."Journal Cadet Midshipman H. J. Robinson" in ink on front cover.2: 11 leaves of index, tabulated; 136 pages of ms. log on 214 p. 33cm."H.J. Robinson. Vol. II. Journal" on front cover; "Vandalia" on rear cover."H.J. Robinson U.S.S. Vandalia 2nd Rate," ownership mark on 1st flyleaf., Original digital object name: bei-m602v1, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
United States Consulate Dutch West Indies.
United States Consulate Dutch West Indies. The earliest records preserved in the Archives of this Consulate Commence April 9th 1797 and is the form of a protest made before B. H. Philips Consul of the United States by Richard West master of the Ship "Ann and Susan" of New York... Done before B. H. Philips Consul of the United States April 15th 1797..."This is followed by protest of Mayo Gerrish Master of Brig 'Lady Washington' belonging to Ebenezer Wheelwright of Newburyport Mass. which sailed from Barbados on March 10th 1797 with a cargo of sugar rum and molasses..." (middle of 1st leaf verso).Passionate diatribe (p. 5-6) about the temerity of privateers and the lack of support against them: "How little do those that are interested in maratime affairs... realize the risk and dangers attending navigation in the early days of our national independence... treatys were violated, and a port like Curaca owned and fitted out pirates... the records of this Consul do show as bloody fienish work... with the full Knowledge if not the assistance of the Governments...""Names of American vessels captured by French privateers" (44) with pencil notes in contemporary hand. Last half page written in pencil. A record of shipping between Curaçao and the United States during the undeclared war with France, possibly compiled by someone who suffered losses.Includes a copy of a letter from the American consul to Admiral Truxtun congratulating him on the destruction of a French warship while commanding the Constellation. The records end in 1800.For events of this time see Naval Documents Related To The Quasi-War Between The United States And France. Naval Operations From Feb. 1797... (USGPO 1935) 1:22 ff., Original digital object name: bei-m591, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Voyage dans l'Amerique du Nord, Antilles, Mexique...
Voyage dans l'Amerique du nord, Antilles, Mexique, Etats unis, Canada et Terre Neuve 1859-1860-1861. ...The author, a French naval officer who became Inspector-General of the French Navy, published numerous articles on the natural history of many of the countries he visited (cf. Otto Lorenz, Manuel du libraire). This voyage in the frigate Cleopatre under the command of Vice-Admiral Ed. Penoud emphasizes the Mexican coast and Martinique., Original digital object name: bei-m590v1, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Wentworth, Joshua, 1742-1809. Portsmouth, 14 June 1773…
Wentworth, Joshua, 1742-1809."Capt. Robert Follett, Sir, The Schooner Nonpariel whereof you [torn] Master &lt, &amp, one third Owner of sd. Vessell and Cargo, and myself [Ow]ner of the other two thirds of sd., Interest&gt, -- being compleat [in] every respect for Sea-- You must proceed..." signed "Josh. Wentworth", Original digital object name: bei-m220c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
West Indian Mems [i.e., memoirs]
Original digital object name: bei-m593a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[two certificates for importation of rum] 23 June 1806. Printed forms...
[two certificates for importation of rum]No. [16914] District of Massachusetts. Port of Boston and Charlestown. I certify, that there was imported into this District on the [blank] 1806, by [blank] in the [blank] an American Vessel, [blank] from [blank] one [blank] of [blank] numbered and marked as per margin, containing [blank] [blank] Collector. Countersigned by [blank] Inspector. ..." "T. Melvill, Boston. [blank] 1806." in left corner. Embossed seal in woodcut border, top left corner.Blanks filled for 122 hogsheads of third proof rum and 109 hhds. second proof rum, both for ship Greyhound, Captain Gilpatrick., Original digital object name: bei-m442, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m190a
Signed, "...The Briganteen Hercules, being in every Respect fit to proceed to Sea, We now give you the Command... proceed directly... To Newburry Port, there to take in a freight for Dominica... wth Liberty to go to the Granades...", Original digital object name: bei-m190a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m190b
Signed, Gray, Thomas, fl. 1768., Original digital object name: bei-m190b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m206-a
"Mr. Joshua Wentworth Sir Your honoured Letter dated 1st. Curt. I Recd. this day p favor of Mr. Hallowell..." signed "J Phipps", Original digital object name: bei-m206-a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m206-c
Signed, James Campbell and Co. (firm)."Sir We latly received a letter from our Mr. John Hunter... it is at his particular desire we embrace this first oppertunity of transmitting you a state of our Markets especially that of our Rope Work..." signed "James Campbell and Co." and stating acceptable barter items in detail, "Prices Currt." at end., Original digital object name: bei-m206-c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m206-d
Signed, Davis, John[?], fl. 1771."Dear Sir, Your favours of Mar: 26th and 29th came to hand by Noble with the Money which I have given him a Receipt for... I have been with Mr. Quincy..." signed "Sol: [?] Davis", Original digital object name: bei-m206-d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m206-e
Wentworth, Hugh Hall, ca. 1740-1774. A List of Negroes On Mount Nesbitt Iune 24th 1771..."Names, Occupation, Quality Ages", about 190 names., Original digital object name: bei-m206-e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m206-f
Signed, Champion and Dickason (firm)."Sir We have just received Your favor of the 8th July. enclosing Mich. Fannings Promisory note..." signed "Champion and Dickason"Not sure they can collect on it., Original digital object name: bei-m206-f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m206a
Original digital object name: bei-m206a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m590v2
Original digital object name: bei-m590v2, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m602v2
Original digital object name: bei-m602v2, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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