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Case. Barbadoes. William Singleton Commander of the Ship Patient Mary... seized... as a lawfull Prize... how wod. you advise the Captain and Owner to Act--Legal query with advisement, "I think the Conduct of the Captain of the Man of War cannot be justified..." signed "Fl. Norton" and dated "Lincoln's Inn 19th Decembr 1763" (p. [2])."Case", "Sir Fletcher Norton 1 Gua. [i.e., guinea]", "Geo: Bristow Winterbottom Mercht. Taylors Hall 10th. Octr. 1765" on docket title.Sir Fletcher Norton, 1st baron Grantly (1716-1789) was Attorney General in 1763.Phillipps ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m163, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Chatham, 14 June 1805. ALS to the V. M. General
Original digital object name: bei-m431b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Chatham, 5 March 1805. ALS to Lt. Col. Bunbury
Original digital object name: bei-m431a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Collot, Georges, 1750-1805. On board the Boyne, 22 April 1794. Ms...
Collot, Georges, 1750-1805."La Capitulation du fort Bourbon n'est point encor entre nos mains..." signed "G. Collot" and "Accordé" "Charles Grey" "Jervis."Directions for the surrender of the troops on Guadeloupe., Original digital object name: bei-m358b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copies of letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 5 March . . . 12 March . . . 14 March 1691/2
(1) "Sr I write to you againe Sooner then I thought, the Inclos'd Letter to the Lords will find you the reasons of itt..."(2) "The Master of the same Vessell that brought me Last Week, a letter from my Lord Inchiquin..."(3) "Sr. This is the third time I have writt to you in eight dayes by 3 Severall Vessells..."(4) "Coll Codrington also informs me that Capt: Stubbles Commander of the England frigatt was att Antego repairing the Damage he rec'd from the French..."(5) "Sr. You may Remember that I told you att my Leaving England that I carryed over with me Mr. Siddon a Lawyer...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029d
Copies of letters to John Povey and Blathwayt, Barbados, 10 Aug. and 12 Sept. and 19 Sept. 1692
(1) "Sir Believing Mr. Blathwait to be with the King in Flanders I write to you... Give my humble Service to Mr. Blathwayt who I hope is safely return'd with his Maty: from Flanders. Copia"John Povey, Blathwayt's nephew, was his deputy in the Plantation Office (cf. Jacobsen, p. 250).(2) "Sir I congratulate your safe arrival into England... Glorious with your conquest over the French... Mr. Garth, a Captn. in the Duke of Bolton's Regimt. came in here, in a Sloop that had been to carry Prisoners to Martinico..."(3) "By a Vessell that arriv'd yesterday from Bermudas I am inform'd that an Expresse that was bound for England from the President of Jamaica... gives a Lamentable Relation of the Totall Destruction of Port Royall by an Earthquake but I hope itt is not so bad as itt is Reported."James Kendall was governor of Barbados 1690-1694., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029k
Copy of a Deposition of Mr. Jno. Ridley In the Letter of the Lds. Commrs. of Trade of Febry. 1th 1707/8. In the D. of Newcastle's May 16. os 1728 (docket title)
Notes presence of French settlers on St. Vincent--a French man-of-war going to St. Vincent to capture English sloops cutting timber there., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m051
Copy of a Letter from Mr. Pitt to Sir James Douglas-- dated Whitehall, 5th August 1761 (docket title).
Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m149b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of a Minute of Cabinet <14th Augt. 1795> (docket title)
"...Present Lord Chancellor Lord Privy Seal Duke of Portland Marquis Cornwallis Earl Spencer Lord Hawkesbury Lord Grenville Mr Pitt Mr Windham Mr Dundas His Majesty's Confidential Servants having taken under their serious consideration the present state of the War..."Recommends preparations for offensive in the Leeward Islands and St. Domingo, conquest of Guadeloupe and St. Lucia with not less than "15,000 Effective Infantry", no fewer than "12,000 effective Infantry" to attempt St. Domingo, in order to protect Jamaica as well as to swing the balance into British favor against France and Spain on St. Domingo, "a Body of Guards amounting to 3000 men to serve under General Abercromby.", Original digital object name: bei-m370, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.
Downing Street, 12 Feb. 1813. Ms. letter to Beckwith, signed
Signed, "Sir, I am directed by Earl Bathurst to transmit to you the Commissions and Instructions of General Wale and General Bonham... Henry Goulburn."Goulburn was Bathurst's Under Secretary of State for War and Colonies, Bonham governed Surinam 1811-1815, Wale was governor of Martinique 1812-1814., Original digital object name: bei-m471, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Duplicate. Skeffington Robinson Alexander Robinson and Thomas Robinson Esqres. to His Majesty } Lease for a Year. (docket title)
Skeffington Robinson (London merchant), Alexander Robinson (Dominica), and Thomas Robinson (Bengal) sell "All those twelve individual fifteenth parts" of the Rosalie Estate to King William IV; signed "Skeff. Robinson" "Alexander Robinson by his Attany Skeff. Robinson" "Thomas Robinson by his Attany Skeff. Robinson".Includes "List of Persons formerly Slaves attached to Rosalie Estate" as of 1 Aug. 1834, 181 people, not named., Original digital object name: bei-m554a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Duplicate...Bathurst to Lt. Gen. Sir George Beckwith. Downing...
Signed, Duplicate... Bathurst to Lt. Gen. Sir George Beckwith.Bathurst was at this time Secretary for War and Colonies (1812-1827), Beckwith, governor of Barbados (1812-1814)., Original digital object name: bei-m477, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
E[lizabeth?] Temple to R. G. Temple Esq., 1831?
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 3p., Original digital object name: bei-m535m, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Engineer Department, Antigua To Charles Kerr... For Victualling the...
Engineer Department, Antigua To Charles Kerr... For Victualling the Under-mentioned Number of Negroe Artificers, and Labourers, Employed in Building Officers, and Mens Barracks, and Two Reservoirs, on the Ridge near English Harbour... 1788. Septr. 30th... [signed] Charles Shipley, Captain, and Royal Engineer.Receipt for £737.0.3, signed by Chas. Kerr and two witnesses, with lithograph portrait of Major-General Sir Charles Shipley attached to 8 pages of text on the same, pulled from book apparently entitled National Portraits., Original digital object name: bei-m329, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ensign G. Sarda, 3d. Batt. 60 Regt. (docket title)
"His Excellency Thomas Trigge, Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in the Windward and Leeward Charribee Islands, &amp, c. &amp, c. &amp, c. To [Godrick Sarda, -- - ] Gent By Virtue of the Power and authority in me vested, I do by these Presents constitute and appoint you to be [Ensign -- - ] to that Company, whereof [blank] Esq. is Captain, in the [Sixtieth, &lt, or Royal American&gt, ] Regiment of [Foot,] commanded by [His Royal Highness, The Duke of York]..." signed "Thos. Trigge Lieut. General" and countersigned "R A.: Darling Ms.", Original digital object name: bei-m415, 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.
Fleming, Gilbert, d. 1762. St Christopher, 14 April 17[42]
Fleming, Gilbert, d. 1762."Sir Mr Henry Fane writes me you are so kind to sollicite my Complaint agt Genll. Mathew... His Excelly, I think, will not... controvert the Facts, but will excuse ym by suggesting that De Lavaux was suspected to be a Spy... Poor Mans Unhappy Martyr to St Kitts and his inclination to the British Service. ... was locked up in a Dungeon, is not permitted Converse, Light or Necessarys, and is Dying by Inches..."For background on Lavaux' imprisonment see the Brimstone Hill fortification depositions of 16 July 1741 (M77 above).Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m079b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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