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Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christophers (ms. cover title).
First line: Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christopher [Cover Title], Probably written in Dullingham, England, Original digital object name: bei-m003h, Hough and Hough notes: Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christophers (ms. cover title). Codex account book bound in vellum, marbled endpapers. Some dampstain. 1 leaf, leaves [1-7] excised, 8-58, [6], 7 blank, [1], 1-9, [1] leaves with ms., 82 blank leaves. Interleavings include receipts; calculations; building plans; "a Copy of Sr. Wm. Stapletons Grant of 1685 the use of the Old Road River with permission to build Mills & Indego works & & &" (1p. ms.); "1685 Resceived of Capt. Athy this Book on ye 12th of November 1685 By me Christopher Jeaffreson" "This Schedule and Award Made on the 27 of August 1685 between Capt. Chrisr Ieaffreson and Ensign Edwd Thome" (ms., 20p., 30.2 cm.); Inventory of Wingfields 29 July 1685 by Lt. Zachariah Rice Lt Francis Kerie (docket title); "Copy of the Act of the Genll. Council & Assembly of the Leeward Jslands touching Comrs. & an Agent for the said Jslands./ for Capt Jeffreyson" (docket title (ms., 4p., 29.2 cm.; St. Johns, Antigua, 8 Nov. 1690); "...An Act for appointing Cõmrs. and an Agent to Negotiate and Mannage the Affaires of the Leeward Jslands as also for setting a Fund for the defraying the Expence & Charge of such Negotiation & procureing of divers necessaries for the Use and benefit of said Jslands..."
Peter Wheatland and Rebecca his Wife to Sir Thos Neave Bart. } Release in Fee. (docket title)
"Montserrat. This Indenture... Between Peter Wheatland... Rebecca his Wife of the One Part and Sir Thomas Neave... <by Charles Venn of the aforesaid Island...> of the other Part. Whereas... Peter Wheatland hath requested... to exchange for... Coopers Gut..."Signatures of "Peter Wheatland" "Rebecca Wheatland" "Thomas Neave by His atty. Chas. Venn", Original digital object name: bei-m543, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Preliminary sketch for plans, possibly for buildings on the Dullingham, England or Wingfield, St. Kitts estates. Undated
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-18
Receipt from Christopher Jeaffreson to George Atkinson and Jeremiah Cushinge, March 1, 1680
First line: Received this day of Christopher Jeaffreson one hogshead 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-03
Relative to my not being Subject to pay Taxes as Governor of the...
Signed, "Relative to my not being Subject to pay Taxes as Governor of the Island.""Sir By an Act of this Island passed in the Year 1678... 'Whereas the Council and Representation of the Island aforesaid, have considered the great Charge and trouble that daily attend the Governor[...] do desire that the Governor[...] be free from all taxes and impositions, either in their personal or Real Estates[...]'... I therefore acquaint you that the Government of these Islands having devolved on me, on the absence of Sir Thos: Shirley -- my Real and personal Estates... are for the time being exempted... John Nugent", Original digital object name: bei-m330, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Richd Neave Esqr to Mr A Winterbottom } Lease for a Year. (docket title)
"Sold by Witherby and Son Stationers No. 9, Birchin Lane, Where Deeds and all other Writings are carefully Ingross'd and Copied." engr. on initial.Richard Neave sold Abraham Winterbottom "All that undivided Moiety or half part... of Daniels plantation..." in St. Anthony's parish in Montserrat; signed "Richd. Neave.", Original digital object name: bei-m278, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Rough Sketch of Agreement to Capt Burell (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made of _ day of _ In ye yeare of o'r Lord God one thousand six hundred ninty and..., Probably written from Dullingham, Original digital object name: bei-m003o
Schedule and award made the 27 of August 1685 between Captain Christopher Jeaffreson and Ensign Edward Thorne
First line: 1685. Received of Capt. Athy this book on ye 12th of November 1685 by me Christopher Jeaffreson, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-07
Several preliminary sketches for plans, possibly for buildings on the Dullingham, England or Wingfield, St. Kitts estates. Undated
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-19
Sr Wm Stapletons Grant of Wingfield Manor Plantation -- with the Original Grant of the use of the Water in the Old Road River for the benefit of the Wingfield Manor Estate to build Mills and Indego Works and ...(docket title).
First line: S'r William Stapleton Baronette Cap'tt Gen'er and Cheiffe sovern'e[?] in and over his Maj'ties Carribe Leeward Islands in America. To all Xtian People to whom these Pressents..., Original digital object name: bei-m003e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Signed "Wm: Stapleton"
The Lord Carleils graunt to Coll John Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Third day of Aprill in the fourth year of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God of England…, Date on manuscript is 1628 - not 1658, Original digital object name: bei-m003b, Hough and Hough notes: "Inrolled in the close Rolles in Chancery the fifteenth day of July in the yeare of our Lord 1658 [sic] By Humfrey Haggard... Earle of Carlile & Jefferson & Johnson."Carlisle had been granted a royal patent on 2 July 1627, appointing him Lord Proprietor of the English Caribbee Islands. This grant for 1,000 acres in St. Kitts "now in the actual possession and occupation of the said John Jeaffreson, but late being parcel of certain gardens late belonging to the Indian Savages of the Island" was to Jeaffreson and Johnson, in reward for help in "keeping the Island against the Savages and others" and for "defeating, suppressing and conquering of the Natives and other Savage inhabitants of the Island... indeavouringe to have slayne and extirpated the said John and other his majesties subjects there then planted, dwelling and inhabiting."
The counterpte of the Assignemt. to Mr. Willm: Freeman. 1652 (docket title).
First line: The counterpte of the Assignemt. To Mr. Willm:..., The counterpte of the Assignemt. To Mr. Willm:..., Signed "William Freeman", Original digital object name: bei-m003a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Hough and Hough notes: "St Christophers Manor of Godwin" Signed "William Freeman"
Undated invoice of Mr. Francis Lodwick
Probaly written in London, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-17
Undated poem composed by the writer's cousin, Christopher
First line: On the life of Man. by my cosin Christoper, 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-16
[1716] A Lease from Christopher Jeffreson Esqr. to Major General Lambeth of the plantation or Mannor of Wingfield in St Christophers for Twelve Yeares at 200l p [annum] to [expire] at Lady Day 1728. (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made that ffifteenth Day of May in the Seventh Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland..., Written From Dullingham, England, Signed "Christopher Jeaffreson.", Original digital object name: bei-m003ff, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1727] C Jeaffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. A Lease of a Plantation in the Island of Saint Christophers For 30 Years from Lady Day 1728 Yearly Rent 250£ (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Thirtyeth day of November in the Second Year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord George the…, Signed "Charles Pym.", Original digital object name: bei-m003ii, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1728] Bond from Charles Pym and Thos Truman to Chrisr Jeaffreson for Performance of Covenants (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per pr'sentes nos Carolus Pym de Insula S'cts..., Original digital object name: bei-m003jj

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