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Latter to Blathwayt, 5:th Dec: 1682 From Mr. Witham 4 1/2 p cent (docket title)
First line: Sr. It was very pleasing to me to receive... [first line], "Sr. It was very pleasing to me to receive... and had been ye more... any Comande, which... I doe esteem... in which I doe with..." regarding the history of revenue collection in Barbados.Sir John Witham was Deputy Governor at Barbados 1680-85 for Sir Richard Dutton., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m021
Ld: Willoughby's Warrt: passed here 24th Jany 1672 (docket title)
First line: Our will and pleasure is , that you prepare a bill for our..., "Our Will and Pleasure is, That you prepare a Bill... in these words following... To One Right Truely and Wellbeloved William Lord Willoughby of Parham, Greeting. Wee... constitute and appoint you... Our Captaine Generall and Governor in chief, in and over Our Jsland of Barbados, Santaluzia, St. Vincence, Dominico, and the rest... of the Caribbee Jslands... to windward of Guardaloup..." signed "Islington."PRO. Cal. State Papers. Col. 1664-1674, 871., Original digital object name: bei-m010
Leeward Islands - Four and a Half Per Cent. Duties. On the order of...
Leeward Islands - Four and a Half Per Cent. Duties. On the order of the day for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of Supply being read Mr. Creevey rose and read, that according to a notice...Ms. title pasted at top of first page; pages numbered 471-481.Date extrapolated from watermark.Excerpts from the printed report of the proceedings at which the speech was read are pasted onto the last page and amended in the same hand., Original digital object name: bei-m506, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter from the Agent of the French Consuls. (docket title)
Signed, France. Consul."Basse terre ile Guadeloupe Le 1er Pluviose an 9 de la République. Les Agens des Consuls de la République française aux isles du Vent. -- Monsieur Le Commandant. La convention passée à Paris Le 8me jour de Vendemiaire et dont la Connoissance n'etoit point encore parvenue aux Etats Unis à lépoque de votre depart pour les indes occidentales... des ordres ont été donnés desuite à tous nos Batiments de guerre de respecter and fournir au besoin protection à ceux de votre nation..." "P. S. nous vous prions de vouloir bien remettre a L'officier porteur... Les huit français, que vous avez à votre bord./.", Original digital object name: bei-m412d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 11 June 1692
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Worthy Sr. By his Exenc. order I herewith Send you Coppyes of all Publiq busines transacted at the Councill...", Original digital object name: bei-m029i
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 12 Feb. 1691
First line: Though I have not beene soe happy this many months to have and Commands from..., Original digital object name: bei-m029a
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 13 Aug. 1692
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Sr. I now Send you in the Hampshire Copyes of all busines transacted at the Councill Board..."John Whetstone was Clerk of Council in Barbados--cf. PRO. Calendar. Colonial Series, v. 13., Original digital object name: bei-m029l
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 d'Herblay, Ste. Marie, 26 May 1665
First line: Celle cy est la troisiesme que Je me suis donné... [first line], "Celle cy est La troisiesme que Je me suis donné Lhonneur de vous escrire, Je vous ay appris mon heureuse arrivee Et Le depart de Monsieur de Tracy... Et mesme a dit que dans la consideration de monsieur de champigny Il ne les auroit pas fraictez dune si douce maniere... Jene scay pas comme Jen seray avec Monsieur Lintendant, Mais Il le veut porter de cet air la, Jay esté le voir deux fois pour conferer avec Luy de nos affaires sans quil moist rendu une visite, Et Javois retenu un bateau pour me porter a Marie galande, quil a envoié alieurs, Je croy que Je seray obbligé dy aller dans Le canot, Monsieur du Lion qui nous faict Lhonneur de nous aymer ma tesmoigné son ressentiment..." signed "De Temericourt.""...in 1649 Guadeloupe with its adjacent islets and Mariegalante passed into the hands of Charles Houël and his brother-in-law, Jean de Boisseret d'Herblay... Jacques Boisseret de Téméricourt was placed over Mariegalante, thanks to the influence of his mother, who received this right for him when she sold her interests to the company..." (Crouse, p. 12)Speaks of the sugar trade--of the difficulty of getting good supplies--of Mariegalante--of Messrs. de Champigny, de Coudray, and de Colbert., Original digital object name: bei-m008
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

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