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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 Letter of Atty (docket title).
First line: To all People to whom these Presents shall come I Christopher Jeaffreson of..., Written From Dullingham, England, Original digital object name: bei-m003k
Copy of a judgment, 4 July 1800
[copy of a judgment]This judgment, listing all documents by which Henry Douglas' lands changed hands beginning with his will in 1752 and ending in 1778, was solicited by George Douglas and has his comments at the end, on an attempt to establish title to a moiety of Douglas' Antigua estate."Henry Douglas of the Island of Antigua Esqr seized of Plantations... of considerable yearly value made his will in November 1752..."Henry Douglas' heirs include his daughter Mary Douglas King and her children, and Henry's brother James Douglas and his heirs.James Douglas willed his share to his nephews Henry and James Douglas and their heirs.Mary King conveyed the plantations to Hugh Hammersley. Mary King, Michael McNemara, Sir James Douglas, and John Newton made an agreement among themselves as well."Your opinion is requested... to whom does the Estate now belong?...", Original digital object name: bei-m410, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Copy of a letter to Mr Richd Meriweather Jany 2nd. 1713,14 Relative to Lambert the Appraisement of Slaves (docket title).
First line: I waited only for ye favour of a letter from you w'ch I have..., Written From Dullingham, England, "Sr I waited only for ye favour of a letter from you wch I have now Received to give my directions for ye payment of Ten Guinys into yor handes for ye use of Mr Butter in consideration of what he did for me in defence of my Tytle to that litle part of my Plantation to wch Mr Williams pretended... Chr: Jeaffreson" With 2 copies in CJ's hand., Original digital object name: bei-m003ee
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
Copy of the Condemnation of the Snow Francis at Antigua. (docket title)
"Antigua. Wednesday the 21st. day of Ianuary in the Year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and Eighteen. Before the Worshipful Iames Athill Judge of His Majestys Vice Admiralty Court at Antigua, also to hear and determine all and all manner of causes and complaints, as to Ships and Goods seized and taken as Prize Specially constituted and appointed at the Judges Chambers, in the Town of Saint John in the Said Island, present John William Malloy, Esquire, Notary Public and Registrar -- George Sayer. Esquire, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Antelope. against The Snow Francis, Robert Garrick, Master, and her Cargo or lading...""A True Copy - Signed Wm. Ramsay Registrar in Admlty.""the above copied by me from the one left at the Ocean Office, by Mr. OBrien--JLS 10 Nov. 1821.", Original digital object name: bei-m494, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Counterpart of Mortgage from Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. (docket title).
First line: This Indenture mad the ffive and twentieth Day of March in the Tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland..., Signed "Charles Pym.", Counterpart of Mortgage from Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. (docket title). "Dated 25th March 1737." Signed "Charles Pym." Engr. init. Ms. on vellum, 1 sheet. 68 x 74.8 cm. folded to 19.7 x 27 cm. NCH MS Jeaff-8., Original digital object name: bei-m003ll, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Cumnathan, 12 June 1789. ALS to Sir George Douglas
"Dear Sir George My two former letters have already given you my opinion of Harvey's proposal. His epistle at large... is a selfish an insolent and an insidious one. Let me beg you will listen to none from him. ... If the Slave Trade is abolished he will not run the Risk of of Renting your Estate -- If not, I am convinced, he will accede to your terms... Slaves must rise to double their present value, and by procrastinating the Reappraisement... he would reap an advantage... Waltr. Nisbet.", Original digital object name: bei-m331, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Daily Book: Of Expenditur No: 3: (front cover title).
Daily Book: Of Expenditur No: 3: (front cover title).Loose inside front cover: 1 receipt for £38.13.0 from the Court of Common Pleas; 6 studies of heads in pencil, ink, and colors, the smallest (5.5 x 4.75 cm.) in pencil, the largest (10.5 x 10 cm.) in color., Original digital object name: bei-m362, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Dame Ann Stapletons Bill of Sale of 1/10 pt. of ye Francis and Dorothy To Capt. Jefferson (docket title).
First line: To all People to whome this present writing shall come..., Original digital object name: bei-m003d, Signed "Ann Stapleton" with 2 receipts.
December 13th, 1682. Mr. William Millet his Account
First line: Mr. William Millet his Acco't of..., Probably written in Dullingham, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-05
Deed Poll Signifying the Consent of Samuel Martin Esqr; and Mr. Henry Wilmot to the Marriage of Mr. Morris with Miss Mordaunt. (docket title)
"To all Men to whom these presents shall come We Samuel Martin late of... Antigua... Esquire and Henry Wilmot of... Middlesex Gentleman Send Greeting Whereas Valentine Morris formerly of... Antigua... Lieutenant Colonel of his Majesty's Regiment of Foot commanded by General Robert Dalziel did... appoint his Wife... One of the Guardians together with his Executors of All the Children..." [and whereas Valentine Morris the younger wishes] "to intermarry with Mary Mordaunt... And Whereas Elizabeth Morris... hath also signified her Consent..." signed "Samll Martin" "Heny Wilmot" "Eliz Morris" " Vall Morris.", Original digital object name: bei-m101, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Diagram of Twenty two Acres of Land in Saint Vincent granted to Thos. Fairbairn 14. January 1805 (copy)
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Diagram of Twenty two Acres of Land in Saint Vincent granted to Thos. Fairbairn 14. January 1805 [docket title]
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Elizabeth Richardson to Samuel Martin and others } Release of Dower. (docket title inside text)
"In the West Indian Incumbered Estates Court <Antigua> Re Martin and others Exparte Ewing and others."Elizabeth Richardson of St. Martin, widow of John Richardson of Antigua and late of St. Martin, "Doctor of Physick deceased," releases her dower claims to Samuel Martin, Collector of Customs for the Port of Saint Johns, Antigua, and Thomas Jarvis and Daniel Hill of Antigua; signed by Elizabeth Richardson., Original digital object name: bei-m352, 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.
Estate Accots. from the 30th. April 1767 to the 30th. April 1784 17 Years. (on rear cover and first 76 leaves, herein designated A). with, the volume turned and reversed: "Estate Accots. from the 30th. April 1784" (front cover and first 60 leaves, herein
"Estate Accots. from the 30th. April 1767 to the 30th. April 1784 17 Years." (on rear cover and first 76 leaves, herein designated A). with, the volume turned and reversed: "Estate Accots. from the 30th. April 1784" (front cover and first 60 leaves, herein designated B). (ms. title-pages)"S(?) Horncastle Stationer No. 85 in New Bond Street, near Oxford Street. Sells all Sorts of Stationery. Wholesale and Retail..." (printed bookplate inside front cover).A: "John St. Leger Douglas Esqr. his Accot. Currt. with Truman Neave and Willett... 1767 April 30..." (10 leaves);"...Neave and Willett... 1769 May 1..." (37 leaves)"...Richard Neave... 1778 May 1..." (20 leaves)"Richard Neave Administrator with the Will Annexed of John St. Leger Douglas Esqr. decd. in Acct. Current with Richard Neave... 1783 June 3..." (2 leaves, and 5 leaves further along)Both sections interspersed with informative notes in the hand of William Douglas.B: 3 leaves of index"Annual Incumbrances" (1 leaf)"William Douglas Esqr. his Account Current with Richard Neave... 1783 Feby. 10..." (15 leaves)"...Richard and Thomas Neave... 1787 April 30..." (3 leaves, 3 leaves)"Richard Neave, Receiver appointed under the Court of Chancery, for the Estate of I. S. Douglas Esqr. decd:; in Account Current with Richard and Thomas Neave... [1787] July 20..." (4 leaves, 28 leaves, 7 leaves)"Invoice of Goods shipped..." (3 leaves)The Douglas estate was in Antigua.Bound in green leather, blind-stamped; three leather hinges laced and stamped in gold on both covers and spine.Literature: Namier, Sir Lewis, and John Brooke, The House of Commons, 1754-1790, London, HMSO, 1964, II:332; Oliver, V. L., The History of Antigua I:213, III:419., Original digital object name: bei-m183, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Estimate of rum and duties for Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua,…
[estimate of rum and duties for Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua, St. Kitts, Nevis, and Martinique]Phillipps ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m154, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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