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Hampton Cour, 11 July 1837. ALS To the Editor of the United Service...
"Sir-- There is a good old wholesome rule which every public journalist ought to bear in mind and that is 'suum cuique tribuene' and I have no hesitation in saying that it is by the firmness by which you Sir, have adhered to this Rule that the 'United Service Journal' has obtained its just celebrity and its powerfull influence with the Public..." signed "Andrew Halliday."Discusses his role in reinstating improved fresh meat rations to the soldier after its reduction by the Comptrollers to save money; comments on the building of the General Hospital at Barbados; a good, meaty letter on military medical and sanitary practices in the West Indies from a practical and experienced standpoint.Pencil note at top of page, overwriting Halliday: "We beg leave to append the following letter..."; pencil note at left margin: "USJ. Augst- Berjois -- to be appended-- to the article headed "the West Indies".Halliday wrote The West Indies: the natural and physical history..., London, 1837, number 830 in this catalogue., Original digital object name: bei-m558, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Income derived under Marriage Settlement Funds settled by...
[Weekes family accounts]The Weekes family owned the Mangrove estate in Barbados., Original digital object name: bei-m535aa, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 10 Nov. 1823."My Lord Your Lordship will...
"My Lord Your Lordship will be pleased to learn that the Columbian Government yielding to my remonstrances determines to make the concessions I demanded from it in atonement of the affair of the Carnation..."Melville was First Lord of the Admiralty (1812-27); Owen was Commander in Chief, West Indies (1822-25)., Original digital object name: bei-m521t, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 10 Oct. 1823. "My Lord I thank your...
"My Lord I thank your Lordship for your Letter..." Favorable and particular mention of Captain Leith and Sir Thomas Cochrane., Original digital object name: bei-m521r, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 11 Oct. 1823. "My Lord My various returns..
"My Lord My various returns will shew Your Lordship that the promotions of Midn. to be Lieutenants in Admiralty vacancies extend to Mr. G: P: Baker, leaving Mr. S. Harisse belonging to the Forte at present first upon the List. There have been two Deaths...", Original digital object name: bei-m521s, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 12 May 1823, "My Lord I have been joined...
"My Lord I have been joined here by Mr P: F: Colinott late a Midshipman of the Liverpool in India..." Requests promotion for Colinott., Original digital object name: bei-m521l, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 3 Sept. 1823. "My Lord I have the honor...
"My Lord I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the List of Officers for Promotion...", Original digital object name: bei-m521q, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jamaica, 7 Aug. 1823. "My Lord I have received the...
"My Lord I have received the Letters which Your Lordship has been good enough to send me..." Lists officers for promotion., Original digital object name: bei-m521p, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Kingston, Jamaica, 10 July 1823. "My Lord Sir...
"My Lord Sir Charles Rowley's Letter of the 19th of April has stated to Your Lordship that he considered the conduct of of Mr G. L. Campbell had rendered him unworthy of the promotion...", Original digital object name: bei-m521n, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Barbadoes, 15 July 1654.
First line: Brother, after my love unto you presented..., Original digital object name: bei-m004b
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Barbados, 13 May 1654.
First line: After[?] my love and dew respecte unto you presented and to..., Original digital object name: bei-m004a
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Jamaica, 24 Jan. 1659.
First line: Both my love and Best Respectes unto you..., Original digital object name: bei-m004c
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Jamaica, 6 Aug. 1660.
First line: And Ever Lovinge Brother. Theise ffew lynes are only..., Has had a bad trip--deplores the market--cannot get sugar at 4d. per pound--introduces Mr. Nicholas Sparke--Jamaica needs relief badly from England--has sent his mother a coconut by John Dudley--also sends an earring with pearls and a cake of chocolate--asks for brandy--longs to return to England but cannot get goods for passage as brother Gabriel has sold what he was given and "makes himsealf drunkard llaughing stocke to all the Country..."--in short, is very unhappy.There are Sparke family papers (54 documents), including letters of Arthur and Charles, in the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society--see Handler 152-153., Original digital object name: bei-m004d
Letter to Samuell Newton, London, 12 Oct. 1683
First line: For Coll Samuel Newton, [And Honored Friend,]... [first line], "For Coll Samuell Newton,, And Honored Friend,&gt, ... I take notice of what you heard Right about Capt Bennett... as to Potts and Drippe shall Forbeare sending them... am now comeing to Answer... about the Ozenbrigs and blew linnen..." signed "Rob. Marrio".For papers relating to the Newton estate see Handler's Guide 158, Supplement 60, and his "Sources for the study of preemancipation sugar plantations in Barbados: manuscripts relating to Newton and Seawell" in Caribbean Archives 5 (1976), 11-24., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m022
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 10 Jan. 1723
"Dear Br. I wrote two Letters to you... in which I acquainted you with the passing of An Act for paying of the Debts of ye Island...", Original digital object name: bei-m043b
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 26 Nov. 1723
"Dear Br. I cou'd not let Slip the opportunity of writing... to tell you of a project thats hatched... towards paying the debts of the Island, I have laid it before Mr. Worsley...", Original digital object name: bei-m044ac
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 3 Sept. 1723
"Dear Br. I hope my last of the 3d. of Augt. came safe to your hands, in which I acquainted you of my being appointed Treas of this Island...", Original digital object name: bei-m044aa
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 5 Jan. 1723
"Dear Br. The Governs. Council and assembly have passed a Bill which impowers me to pay of the debts of the Country..." signed "George Plaxton" with detailed instructions for printing bills., Original digital object name: bei-m043a
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 7 Oct. 1723
First line: Dear Br. With much pleasure I recd yours by..., Original digital object name: bei-m044ab
Letter, Barbados, 12 September 1704
"Reverend Doctor./ Sr. It would be too tedious to relate the several abuses, and--unhansome carriages of Coll Holder towards me near this twelve months, taking all opportunities to carp and cavil with me, even to ride up to my door, when peaceable and quiet in my closet, and employed about my Masters business, and to talk to me adter a most imperious manner... I shall therefore refer you to the papers hereunto annex'd..." [which see, above] signed "Samuell Fullwood", Original digital object name: bei-m035b

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