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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 Various Orders and Letters respecting the Blockade of the Island of Curacoa By His Majestys Naval Forces under the Command of Vice Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth Kt. (docket title)
"Copies of Letters written to His Majestys Minister at the United States of America to the Spanish Governors on the Main and to the Governors of the Danish and Swedish Islands," informing the neutral recipients that the island was under blockade.The English naval commander Sir John Thomas Duckworth reduced the Swedish and Danish possessions in the West Indies, 1801, and defeated the French fleet off St. Domingue in 1806.Documentary support for the case docketed as "Schr. Fly, Wallace" "Copy of the King's Advocate's Opinion" (M440 in this catalogue)., Original digital object name: bei-m425j, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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
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.
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.
From Mr. Stede to The Committee (docket title)
First line: May it Please your: Lordships By the inclosed Coppy..., Stede, Edwyn, fl. 1679-1694."May it Please yor: Lordships By the inclosed Coppy... you will Please to observe what Papers were then Sent to yor: Lopps..." with ten signatures including Samuel Newton, Richard Howell, Henry Walrond, Thomas Wardall, John Beers, Edwyn Stede, John Walrond, Benjamin Knights., Original digital object name: bei-m019b
G. Laurie Pile to ?, 1890?
"Manpool" on notepaper printed "Capron House, Midhurst, Sussex", 1p. in pencil., Original digital object name: bei-m535hh, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Genealogical information and chart
to "My dear Papa and Mamma" AL, 4p., unsigned, unfinished., Original digital object name: bei-m535h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Geneva, 18 Sept. 1780. ALS to Sir William [Howe]
"Dear Sir William Though I wrote to you so lately I trouble you with a few lines to give you further plague by the servant who accompanies the little infant. ... I wish you would send Burkes aconomical bill with his speech on the occasion and any other political pamphlet you think worth while. If yr Brother happens to be acquainted with any of the commanding officers at present in the Leeward Islands could you persuade him to give a letter of strong recommendation to a very spirited protegé of mine, Marcus Pietet a captain in Robinsons battalion of Royal Americans..." signed "God bless you My Dear Sir Wm from yr affecte friend Mountstuart."Sir William's brother, Richard Howe, earl Howe (1726-1799) was vice-admiral in 1780. Beverley Robinson (1722-1792) raised and was colonel of the Loyal American Regiment., Original digital object name: bei-m273, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
George the Third by the Grace of God...to our beloved Vice Admiral...
George the Third by the Grace of God... to our beloved Vice Admiral The Honorable Sir Alexander Forrester Cochrane...Signed "Arden Registrar."Cochrane's appointment to the governorship of Guadeloupe, which he held through 1813., Original digital object name: bei-m463, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada November 1799 in Continuation Grenada, 4 Nov 1799...
"Grenada November 1799 in Continuation""Monday 4 Novemr. a Very rainy disagreeable Morning. Capt. Huxley, 2d. W. I. Regt. arrived from Mtinico yesterday and brought an Account of the Dutch Fleet having surrendered to Admiral Duncan, that our Troops had landed and took a fort by Storm and were in possession of the Texel. Mr Hughes arrived in Town last evening 4 at dinner Mr Hughes and the family LMj"The last entry, dated Easter Sunday 5 April 1801, is signed "this day ends my second year in... Grenada. T B Campbell Capt 66 Regt. ..."Campbell served as aide to the commanding general, travelling with him about the island and attending most if not all social functions. His entries are usually brief, beginning with a note about the day's weather followed by his activities. He unfailingly describes where and with whom he dined, and is meticulous in noting the arrival and departure of all ships, including privateers and prizes. Reviewing troops, attendance at courts-martial, escorting visiting dignitaries (and losing to them at cards) were all part of Campbell's duties., Original digital object name: bei-m403, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, 1765 [Oath of Allegiance]
[Oath of Allegiance]Contains text, in French and English, of the Oath of Allegiance to George III and the Hanoverian succession, and of abjuration of the supremacy of the Pope and the claims of James III."Grenada Anno 1765" at top of first page.Begins (p. [1]): "Je, A. B... promesse et Serment, que Je Serai fidel, Loyal et OBeissant a Sa Majesté Le Roi George troisieme... Je, A. B. fais Serment, que... J'abhorre, deteste, et abjure... que des Princes Excommuniez... peuvent etre deposés... Je, A. B... professe... que notre Souverain Seigneur le Roi George troisieme, est legitime et veritable Roi..."The oath, re-copied in French with corrections, is set out in English on pp. [4]-[5].More than 1,200 signatures begin on page [5], divided by parish: St. George/ Basse: Terre, St. David/ Migrein, St. Andrew/ Marquis, St. Patrick/ Sauteurs, St. Mark/ Grand Pauvre, St. John/ Gouyave. Signatures are dated as late as June 1771. One page, headed "Tobago," has "The mark of Rochelle a Charaib X." The last pages bear signatures of people from Cariacou., Original digital object name: bei-m166, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
H.M.S. Sloop Prometheus. At Sea...
H. M. S. Sloop Prometheus. At Sea...Illustrated with 33 small, precise ink and watercolor drawings of ports in both hemispheres, each labelled in neat square capitals:Port Louis. Mauritius. 5.9 x 10.5 cm.Zanzibar. 6.5 x 12.8 cm.Nassau. 5.3 x 14 cm.San Salvador. 6.2 x 13.5 cm.Harbour Island, Bahamas. 5.2 x 12.5 cm.Entrance To Harbour of Rio Janerio. 5 x 15.2 cm.From Summit Of The Corcovada. 5.2 x 15.4 cm.Alhambra Granada 5.4 x 7 cm.Lisbon 1851. B. R. 4.9 x 7 cm.Barcelona 1851 5.4 x 15 cm.Rio De Janerio. 1851. B. R. 5 x 7.5 cm.Valpariso. 4.7 x 7.6 cm.Asuncion. Paraguay. 5 x 7.4 cm.Lima 5 x 7 cm.Valpariso. Cerro Conception. 6 x 13 cm.Madeira 5.8 x 8 cm.Puerto Montt 5.8 x 8 cm.Teja Island 5 x 14 cm.Estrecha De Magallanes 3.9 x 8 cm.Estrecha De Magallanes 3.8 x 7.6 cm.Table Mountain, Lion's Head And Davis Peak From Table Bay 5 x 15.5 cm.Costa Rican Coast 4.5 x 12.5 cm.Las Palmas 5.4 x 11.5 cm.St. Pierre Martinique 5.3 x 8 cm.Montego Bay From Heading Hill 5.3 x 9 cm.Fort Antonio Jamaica 4.7 x 9 cm.Roseau 4.7 x 8.5 cm.Monserrat 6.3 x 16 cm.St. Thomas 6 x 16 cm.Havana 5.8 x 7 cm.Cape Town 5.8 x 7.2 cm.Havana From The Quarries 4.1 x 16 cm.Free Town 5.7 x 9 cm.[sailing ship] 17 x 25 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m581, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.

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