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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
Wavel Smith Petition agt. Report. (docket title)
"To the King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council -- The Humble Petition of Wavell Smith and Savile Cust Esqrs. Secretary & Clerk of the Crown... Sheweth... That by the first of the Said two Acts your Petrs. are Deprived of all their usual and accustomary fees for Publick business and in Lieu thereof a Salary is Settled but in no sort equal... 4th of March 1733/4...", Original digital object name: bei-m057, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[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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