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Latter to Blathwayt, 5:th Dec: 1682 From Mr. Witham 4 1/2 p cent (docket title)
First line: Sr. It was very pleasing to me to receive... [first line], "Sr. It was very pleasing to me to receive... and had been ye more... any Comande, which... I doe esteem... in which I doe with..." regarding the history of revenue collection in Barbados.Sir John Witham was Deputy Governor at Barbados 1680-85 for Sir Richard Dutton., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m021
Ld: Willoughby's Warrt: passed here 24th Jany 1672 (docket title)
First line: Our will and pleasure is , that you prepare a bill for our..., "Our Will and Pleasure is, That you prepare a Bill... in these words following... To One Right Truely and Wellbeloved William Lord Willoughby of Parham, Greeting. Wee... constitute and appoint you... Our Captaine Generall and Governor in chief, in and over Our Jsland of Barbados, Santaluzia, St. Vincence, Dominico, and the rest... of the Caribbee Jslands... to windward of Guardaloup..." signed "Islington."PRO. Cal. State Papers. Col. 1664-1674, 871., Original digital object name: bei-m010
Leeward Islands - Four and a Half Per Cent. Duties. On the order of...
Leeward Islands - Four and a Half Per Cent. Duties. On the order of the day for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of Supply being read Mr. Creevey rose and read, that according to a notice...Ms. title pasted at top of first page; pages numbered 471-481.Date extrapolated from watermark.Excerpts from the printed report of the proceedings at which the speech was read are pasted onto the last page and amended in the same hand., Original digital object name: bei-m506, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter from the Agent of the French Consuls. (docket title)
Signed, France. Consul."Basse terre ile Guadeloupe Le 1er Pluviose an 9 de la République. Les Agens des Consuls de la République française aux isles du Vent. -- Monsieur Le Commandant. La convention passée à Paris Le 8me jour de Vendemiaire et dont la Connoissance n'etoit point encore parvenue aux Etats Unis à lépoque de votre depart pour les indes occidentales... des ordres ont été donnés desuite à tous nos Batiments de guerre de respecter and fournir au besoin protection à ceux de votre nation..." "P. S. nous vous prions de vouloir bien remettre a L'officier porteur... Les huit français, que vous avez à votre bord./.", Original digital object name: bei-m412d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 31 Jan. 1680
First line: Honored Sr. The great obligations you have layed... [first line], "Honored Sr. The great obligations you have layed upon mee... require my acknowledgements to you... though my Six weekes Confinement to my bedd, by a feavor and my old enimy the Gout&gt--from whence I am but this day risen...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019c
Letter to Blathwayt, London, 26 March 1681
First line: Sr Since his Matye hath beene pleased to remoove [first line], Tyrwhitt, Francis, fl. 1681."Sr Since his Matye hath beene pleased to remoove the Court to Oxon--And having to doe wth. Potent men, as my opposers&gt--wch possibly may Endeavor to passe theire Accounts with you there, and thereby surprize his Matys Officers in getting Allowance of Tallyes wch. ought not to be allowed them..."In July of 1682 William Blathwayt became Auditor-General of His Majesty's Revenue in America--cf. PRO, Calendar of Treasury Papers 1556-7 -- 1696 1:10., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019e
Letter to D. Wescomb, Whitehall, 15 Nov. 1727
"Sir Upon receipt of your Letter... I have look'd into the Papers transmitted to me with your Letter... relating, among other things, to Appeals in Jamaica--All which... I laid before my Lords Commissioners... I do not find that I return'd you any Answer... or that it seem'd necessary... after what pass'd between the Board and--the Directors on that Subject. ..." signed "Alured Popple."Alured Popple was Secretary of the Council of Trade and Plantations., Original digital object name: bei-m050
Letter to John Cook, Lisbon, 15 Oct. 1672
First line: sr I have yours of ye 8th. Present, wth an inclosed for..., "Sr I have yours of ye 8th. present, wth an inclosed for Mr. Gill wch. I doe againe returne as you desired, for he Imbarked yesterday... this weeke overland brought us Letters of ye 26th of August, advizeing yt 2 privateers of 15 and--20 Guns met wth 20 saile Berbados ships and--took 6 or 7 of ye best..." signed "Willm: Bird", Original digital object name: bei-m011
Letter to Richard Bate, Barbados, 28 April 1701
Scott, Richard, fl. 1701."Dear Frd Bate/ Though I cannot give you a pfect accot of mattrs, yet I think it pp to say something in answer to yor severall Lrs, by Mr Alexandr., Capt Sutton and others, relateing to the affaires of Madm [Barbara] Newton decd, yor self and me viz"In the first place, as to Gibbs, since the rect of yor new power of Att, from the severall Trustees (Except Burrow) to my selfe, Capt Codrington, Mr Willis and Mr Alexandr, which is not yet proved..."I know not what notions persons (in England) have of his Excellcy, but without partiallity I speake it, Barbados was never happier, then now it is, and whilest he continues, we shall be soe..." signed "Rd Scott."Richard Scott was "a member of this Board, and one of the Attorney's of Richard Bate, Esq now in London..."--see PRO CSP Col. 1701, 340 for related documents of 15 April.Richard Bate was a plantation manager--see Handler 158--Suppl. 60., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m034b
Letter to d'Herblay, Ste. Marie, 26 May 1665
First line: Celle cy est la troisiesme que Je me suis donné... [first line], "Celle cy est La troisiesme que Je me suis donné Lhonneur de vous escrire, Je vous ay appris mon heureuse arrivee Et Le depart de Monsieur de Tracy... Et mesme a dit que dans la consideration de monsieur de champigny Il ne les auroit pas fraictez dune si douce maniere... Jene scay pas comme Jen seray avec Monsieur Lintendant, Mais Il le veut porter de cet air la, Jay esté le voir deux fois pour conferer avec Luy de nos affaires sans quil moist rendu une visite, Et Javois retenu un bateau pour me porter a Marie galande, quil a envoié alieurs, Je croy que Je seray obbligé dy aller dans Le canot, Monsieur du Lion qui nous faict Lhonneur de nous aymer ma tesmoigné son ressentiment..." signed "De Temericourt.""...in 1649 Guadeloupe with its adjacent islets and Mariegalante passed into the hands of Charles Houël and his brother-in-law, Jean de Boisseret d'Herblay... Jacques Boisseret de Téméricourt was placed over Mariegalante, thanks to the influence of his mother, who received this right for him when she sold her interests to the company..." (Crouse, p. 12)Speaks of the sugar trade--of the difficulty of getting good supplies--of Mariegalante--of Messrs. de Champigny, de Coudray, and de Colbert., Original digital object name: bei-m008
Letter to the Lords commissioners of the Treasurey, Barbados, 1680
"May it please yor Lordships:", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m019d
Letter, 14th: Sept 1687 From Capt. Carmichael Recd: ye: 4th March 1687/8 (docket title)
First line: 14th: Sep 1687 From Capt. Charmichael Recd: ye: 4th..., "Sir/ With this comes an Account of what money hath been paid unto the Treasurer... an Accott: of what money is paid from ye: debtors of James Halloway Executed in England for Treason..." signed "Arch. Carmichaell", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m026c
Letters to John and Thomas Eyres, Barbados, 8 May and 6 Aug. 1707
"Srs The above is the copy of my last-- some of your [?] I have thrown away-- and--most of your fifth is yet unsold, and--smells so strong-- I cant endure my house...", Original digital object name: bei-m036a
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.
Lord Palmerston. With Paper on Defence of W Indies Circulated Decb/4 (docket title)
"There can be no Doubt that if the Saving of Money and a Reduction in Estimates were the Sole objects to be aimed at and if their attainment was the Main Duty of the British Government, it would be best to leave the West Indies wholly unprotected...""P 10/12-61" at end; embossed War Office seal on cover sheet., Original digital object name: bei-m594, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Maj to Lt. Jonathan A. Atkins Governor of Barbados. Approved in Councill (docket title)
First line: Trustie and beloved. When... We designed You..., "Trustie and beloved. When... We designed You Governour of Our Island of Barbados... The particulars which chiefly give us offence are these. First that concerning Our Farmers of the four and a half per cent weighing the Casks of Sugar. Secondly, the complaint of the want of sufficient supply of Negroes from the Royal African Company. Thirdly, which is the main matter, a dispensation proposed of the Acts of Navigation and Trade. Concerning which when You have review'd Your late Adresse of the 4/14th July 1676 to Our Committees of Trade and Plantations... We choose rather to caution you upon this occasion...", Original digital object name: bei-m015
Memoir of military service, 1776-1779, ms journal
Original digital object name: bei-m241a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memorandum of an Agreement... Newbury port, 6 Nov. 1775
Memorandum of an Agreement..."Memorandum of an Agreement made at the above date, between Jackson and Bromfield of the one part, and James Hudson and Jonathan Titcomb of the other part -- the said Hudson and Titcomb having determined to send their Schooner Lark, Samuel Fowler Master to Ireland, with the purpose there to purchase a Cargo for the West Indias..." signed "Jonn: Titcomb James Hudson Jackson and Bromfield", Original digital object name: bei-m239, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Montserat. Act preventing Inconveniences arising from Accts. left upon Oaths and Assignmts of Bills without the knowledge of Debtors (docket title)
First line: An Act to prevent Inconveniencies arising from Accompts... [first line], "An Act to prevent Inconveniencies arising from Accompts left upon Oaths and--Assignments of Bills without the Knowledge of Debtors. Whereas great Disturbances have risen in the several Courts of this Island...", Original digital object name: bei-m023
Morrins test (docket title)
First line: The deposition of William Morren aged twenty foure..., Probably written in Massachusetts Bay., "The Deposition of William Morren aged twenty foure yeares or thereabouts. Saith. That Being one of the Seamen Belonging to the Ship Dolphin when Thomas Savage was master of her on a voyage to the West Indies, we being at an Island called St Lucia... sd Sloop loaded from or vessell twice... by the ordr of mr augustin Melot... mr melot desired or master to let him have the Boate and two men and he would goe over to Martinicoe... I Being one of the men... taken upon oath 25th. 6.77 before me Simon Bradstreet Rgr."After a long wait for his return, they left Melot behind., Original digital object name: bei-m016

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