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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
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, 10 June and 9 July 1692
"Sir Not having any thing of consequence to import to the Lords of the Committee I think it would be impertinent to trouble them now with my Letters..." and "Sr. The Letter on the other side was upon Second thoughts Sent you By the Mary-- tho her Comdr. be an arrant Sott yett the Leutt is a sober fellow...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029h
Lincolns Inn, 29 Sept. 1819. ALS to "Sir George Douglas Bart."
"Sir On the other side I send you, at the request of Mr. Wilson a letter from Mr. Grant offering £15,000 for your Estate... P. A. Hanrott"with, on same sheet:, Original digital object name: bei-m501a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lloyd's Coffee House, London, 20 Nov. 1813. ALS to "Mrs. Forbes...
"Madam Mr. John Black of Antigua has given me Instructions to apply to Cap. Forbes of the Brig Industry for Two Gold Watches..." signed "Benj: Cook", Original digital object name: bei-m474, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, 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.
Manuscript sketches of two plans labelled "No 34" and "No 35"...
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memorandum to accompany "Folio on [?] property in the W. Indies"..
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. George and Nathl. Crump to Mr. Andw Newton } Lease for a Year. (docket title)
George and Nathaniel Crump of Middlesex have sold Crumps' Mountain Plantation, Crumps' Windward plantation, and Crumps' Steel plantation, all in Antigua, to Andrew Newton of London. Signed "George Crump" "Nathaniel Crump", Original digital object name: bei-m198a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. George and Nathl. Crump to Mr. Andw. Newton } Release of those Plantations in Antigua to serve an Annuity of 300£ during Mr. Newton's Life. (docket title)
Signed "George Crump" "Nathaniel Crump" "Andrew Newton", Original digital object name: bei-m198b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. Potts and others to Messrs. Shands by the direction of Messrs. Ottleys } Duplicate Assignment of Legacies charged on Estates in the Island of Antigua for securing £6000 and interest and other Sums to Messrs. Shands and subject thereto for Messrs.
"The West Indian Incumbered Estates Court <Antigua> Ottley Exparte Ottley"Charles and Arthur Pott (Southwark); Rev. John Thomas Wilgress (Kent, clerk); John Thomas Wilgress, Elizabeth Wilgress (Eltham, spinster), Ann Molling (Eltham, widow), Edward Paston Wilgress (Canada), George Weatherill Wilgress (Kent), and Richard and Sarah Mills; Charles, Arthur, and William Pott; George Weatherill Ottley and Francis Byam Ottley (Antigua); and William and Francis Shand (Liverpool, merchants); signed "Charles Pott" "Arthur Pott" "J. T. Wilgress" "Elizabeth Wilgress" "Ann Molling" "Edward P. Wilgress by his Attorney William Pott" "G. W. Wilgress" "Richard Mills" "Sarah Mills" "Geo: W: Ottley" "Francis B: Ottley by his Attorney Geo: W: Ottley" "William Pott" "Francis B. Ottley by his attorney Hastings Elwin.", Original digital object name: bei-m556, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mountpleasant, Nevis, 10 June 1787. ALS to [Sir George Douglas]...
"Dear Sir Before I received your late letter... I had done myself the pleasure of congratulating you... Your Estate... is one of the richest... Mr. Harvey gives the strongest proof of it, from his inclination either to renew the Lease, or purchase it... Waltr. Nisbet Since the preceding letter was written, an Antigua Gentleman dined with me -- of whom I made many enquiries... He says, that it has always been reconed a valuable Lease to Mr Harvey, and that it is supposed he has made a fortune by it.", Original digital object name: bei-m313, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr Clerke and Mr Hunts[?] Leasse of my land in Antigoe: June 1°: 1648 for ii yeares: My lord Carliles patent to me was incoted Michaelmas Terme 23°: Car: 1647. (docket title)
First line: Articles of Agreement Indentured has made concluded and agreed upon the Twentieth Day of January Anno D'ni 1647 And in the three and twentieth year of..., Original digital object name: bei-m002, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., "Articles of Agreement... Bitweene Edward Turner of... London Esquire of the first part John Clarke of... Hertf. Esquire of the second part And John Hunt of the Kingdom of France gent and one of the planters in the Island of Barbadoes... of the third part..." signed "John Clarke" "John [?]arry.""...in 1627 Lord Hay, Earl of Carlisle, obtained a patent granting him the Caribee Islands; that his son James was, on account of the debts of his father, obliged to make over his property to trustees, and the said islands were decreed in Chancery on the 7th June 1645 to the creditors... the Earl thereupon, on 26th Feb. 1647, appointed Francis, late Lord Willoughby of Parham, his lieut.-general over those islands for 21 years, and by another deed demised those islands to him for 21 years, burthened with the debts to the creditors... the King on 30 Oct. 1662 granted to the said Lord Willoughby one moiety of the revenue of those islands for seven years, reserving the other moiety to himself, and afterwards, on 13 June 1663, the King in Council heard the pretensions of the Earl of Kinnoul, heir to the late Earl of Carlisle, the Lord Willoughby, and all others claiming an interest in those islands... management thereof was left to the Lord Willoughby as chief Governor, after whose death William, Lord Willoughby, his brother, succeeded, pursuant to a commission dated 3 Jan. 1666... on the 10th of Jan. 1667 the said creditors complained that they had received no part of their debt..." ("Report touching the Earl of Carlisle's creditors and the Earl of Kenoule, &c." in PRO, Calendar of Treasury Papers 1556-7 -- 1696, 1:12-14).
No. 101, 10 March 1813, James Benidge of Saint Christopher
Signed, To all Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War and Privateers..."Printed by Command of His Excellency By William Collins."Occasioned by the current war with the United States, these permits allowed trading from Antigua in an unarmed vessel "bearing any Flag except that of France."No. 101,James Benidge of Saint Christopher, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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