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Dépense Extraordinaire L 9000# tournois a L'occasion de…
Dépense Extraordinaire L[/.9000# tournois à L'occasion de l'approvisionnement des Colonies françoises du Vent de L'Amérique...Signed "Levacher Du Boullay", countersigned "de la Riviere.", Original digital object name: bei-m140e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Dépense Extraordinaire...Martinique, 12 Sept. 1759...
...Dépense Extraordinaire..."Isles Du Vent Colonies 1759. La Martinique. L5600ll No. 1149 Dépense Extraordinaire A L'occasion de l'approvisionnement des colonies francaises du vent de l'amerique Enconséquence de l'Ordre de Monsieur l'Intendant en date de ce jour, je prie très humblement Monsieur Georges nicolas Caudard de Vaudezin Ecuyer Seigneur de Ste. James Sur Loire Trésorier général des Colonies Françoises... de payer... à l'ordre de Monsieur Leblond..." signed "Levacher Du Boullay."Signed also by Le Mercier de la Rivière, Intendant of Martinique, whose work, L'ordre naturel et essentiel des sociétés politiques, 1767, was the second of four textbooks on the economic system of physiocratic orthodoxy, highly thought of by Adam Smith, has a permanent place in the literature of political economy.An early Martinique printing., Original digital object name: bei-m140a, 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.
Etat des Dépences a faire aux Isles du Vent de l'Amerique pour...
Etat des Dépenses a faire aux Isles du Vent de l'Amerique pour le Service du Roy pendant l'anné 1770. Savoir. ...Begins with "La M/que and à Ste. Lucie" and includes "A La Guadeloupe and Dépendances.", Original digital object name: bei-m201, 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.
Fort Royal, 17 Jan. 1822. ALS to Donzelot
"Mon Général Je ne puis resister au service de vous témoigner toute ma Gratitude..." signed "Bt. Chasseriau"Benoit Chassériau "alla aux Antilles, en 1802, avec le général Leclerc, comme trésorier général de l'expédition de S.-Domingue. Les révoltes des noirs l'obligèrent à quitter l'île et à ramener sa famille en France. Plus tard, il passa au Venezuela où il aida Bolivar à libérer sa patrie et fut chargé par celui-ci du ministère de l'Intérieur. Il mourut consul de France à Porto-Rico" (DBF).This correspondence, continued in numbers M513, M515, M526, M529, M531, and M533 in this catalogue, touches on the economics and politics of South America and the Isles du Vent; French recognition of the new government of Colombia; a proclamation by Boyer, president of Haiti; trade between the Antilles and South America; a meeting with the marchioness de Toro and General Soublette; the prices of coffee, cacao, indigo, and copper; the disposition of Colombia vis-à-vis Spain via French mediation; establishing commercial communications among Colombia, France, and the Isles du Vent., Original digital object name: bei-m509, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
France. Ministere de la Marine and des Colonies. Paris, 10 Sept. 1817...
France. Ministère de la Marine and des Colonies."Au nom du Roi, Le Maréchal de France Ministre Secrétaire d'Etat de la Marine et des Colonies, a Arrîté and Arrît ce qui suit: Article 1r. Sa Majesté, par trois Ordonnances du 13. and 20. Août dernier, ayant réuni les pouvoirs du Gouverneur général des Iles du Vent et de l'Intendant de la Martinique entre les mains d'un Gouverneur and Administrateur pour le Roi..." signed "le Mal Gouvion St Cyr."Concerns his coming visit to Martinique with the king's commissary inspector, carrying royal ordinances., Original digital object name: bei-m493b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
General Lamberts bond for performance of Covenants - Dated 15 May 1721 (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per presentes nos Honourabil Major General Michaelem Lambert de..., Original digital object name: bei-m003gg
Govr. Hill in favour of Capt. Shaw to administer the Govt. of Montserrat (docket title)
Unsigned, "Confidential Antigua 21st Decr. 1864 Sir, It is my duty to bring under your notice that the Senior Member of Council at Montserrat Mr Saunders although upright and well meaning is not a Man of Administrative ability... I did myself the honor to recommend... Commander Edward Wingfield Shaw..." signed "Stephen I Hill Governor Leeward Islands"Shaw was Hill's private secretary., Original digital object name: bei-m597a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, 25 Oct. 1788. Printed form
"By His Excellency Edward Mathew..." (printed), "You are hereby directed and required out of such Monies as are or shall come to Your hands for the Contingent or Extraordinary Expences... to pay... to the General and Staff Officers... the Sum set opposite their respective Names in the annexed Account... being their Pay..."Signed "Edw. Mathew", countersigned "I. T. Layard", and directed, across the bottom, to "David Fraser Esq. Deputy Pay master to His Majesty's Forces, Leeward Islands.", Original digital object name: bei-m324, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 22 May 1809. ALS to "Monsieur Le Commandant,"...
"Monsieur Le Commandant, Je Viens de recevoir une Lettre, non Signée que je presume etre de Vous, Je vous envoi donc Le rapport Des Coups de Canon tirés par Les Batteries...", Original digital object name: bei-m458, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Isles du Vent. Commandant Général.
Isles du Vent. Commandant Général."...les Ennemis doivent incellemment attaquer le veduit de St. pierre avec des forces considerables..." signed "Le Vassor de La touche."Has received repeated warnings of an attack on St. Pierre, they will move into the area with the Corps of Grenadiers, M. Pocquet, the general Aide-de-camp, is ordered to assemble his battalion and take orders from M. de Chaillon, lieutenant at la Trinité., Original digital object name: bei-m155c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jepson, John, fl. 1759
Jepson, John, fl. 1759."Dear Sir I rec'd. your Company Letter... please Send to Mr. Faneuil In Boston..." signed "John Jepson", Original digital object name: bei-m136b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Le Marquis de Champigny Gouverneur et Lieutenant General Pour…
Le Marquis de Champigny Gouverneur et Lieutenant General Pour Le Roy de toutes Les jsles francaises du Vent de L'Amerique. Sur la demande qui nous [?] faite Par Monsieur de La Croix ancien jntendant des jsles françaises du Vent de L'Amerique de Luy accorder un Passeport Pour faire passer en france avec Luy un negre de Terre Cap Verd nommé LaViolette âgé d'environ douze ans à Luy apartenant..." signed "Champigny." Passport allowing de la Croix to take La Violette to France. "papier du marechal de Saxce pour mon negre la violette" in ms. on verso., Original digital object name: bei-m088, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. ...
Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. ..."Donné en la Citadelle du fort Royal de la Martinique le douze Avril 1734." "Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. Le Sr. Deslignery, Capitaine Ayde-Major des Troupes du Detachement de la Marine en Garnison au fort Saint Pierre de cette Isle, s'embarquera demain Mardy treize du present mois avec Mr. le Chevalier de Longueville, Major Général, auquel Nous avons donné le Commandement des deux cens hommes de Secours, que Nous avons accordé au Gouverneur de l'Isle Saint Thomas, (appartenante au Roy de Dannemarck pour detruire les Negres Revoltés de l'Isle Saint Jean)..."; setting out the line of command; signed "Champigny" and "Par Monseigneur, Buvat de Virginy." On the revolt in St. John see Westergaard, The Danish West Indies, pp. 166-177., Original digital object name: bei-m058, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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
List of papers relating to Stores for Barbados and the Leeward Islands with what proceedings have been had thereupon. (docket title)
Covers 8 March through 26 August 1734. "before the Privy Council" added to the same title at head of first page. On the "sorts and stores of war... necessary for the defence of the Island of Barbados..." see PRO. CST. Colonial, 1734-1735, 152, 170., Original digital object name: bei-m059, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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 Romney and Ux to Brooke and Wale } Assignment In Trust for Mrs. Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Seventh Day of June in the Twenty Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord..., Signed "Romney" "Priscilla Romney" "Eliza Jeaffreson.""Sold by T Brookbank Stationer at Furnivals Inn" engr. elaborately into initial., Original digital object name: bei-m003qq, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lord Romney and Ux to Brooke and Wale } Assignment In Trust for Mrs. Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Seventh Day of June in the Twenty Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord..., -----. Another copy, the same.The second part of this group, initiated by Christopher Jeaffreson (fl. 1756-1824), is M*** in this catalogue., Original digital object name: bei-m003rr, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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