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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
Mr. Bigard's letter to Capn. Truxtun. (docket title)
"V. S. Monsieur j'ay recu ce Matin Les dépîches, par Mr Shewed[?], pour Les agens des Consuls...", Gov. Thomson has refused passage to St. Bartholomew "pour mon parlementaire. Je suis mortifié..."Bigard is identified as "Flag officer of the cartel schooner Alliance" in a letter of Truxtun dated 6 Jan. 1801, cf. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War... 7:74., Original digital object name: bei-m412a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Nevis and St. Christophers Debentures, 3 July 1725
[Nevi]s and St. Christophers Debentures.Payment to Sir Lambert Blackwell, Bart., pursuant to "An Act for paying of and cancelling One Million of Exchequer-Bills, and to give Ease to the South-Sea Company...", Original digital object name: bei-m045
No.9. Journal, kept by Edward H. Seymour. Commencing [last quarter] 10th March 1890. Ending [full moon] 8th Jan. 1893 (ms. title-page).
No.9. Journal, kept by Edward H. Seymour. Commencing [last quarter] 10th March 1890. Ending [full moon] 8th Jan. 1893 (ms. title-page).Begins: "...Hyères. Agua. quieter change if any favourable. Dr. Carmack gives a v. prom account of t honesty of Hyères shopkeepers, or Hyèresois. ..."Illustrated with tipped-in maps, photos, clippings., Original digital object name: bei-m604, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Notes on the West Indies. F. D. [St. Christopher] 1822. Blank book...
Notes on the West Indies. F. D.Index (4 leaves); 84 numbered p. on the West Indies; pp. 84-173 on slavery., Original digital object name: bei-m507a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On l'informe du résultat de l'Examen des comptes administratifs de la Martinique, pour les Exercices antérieurs à 1821. Dispositions à suivre pour opérer la clôture des Comptes d'Exercice. (docket title)
Results of the examination of Martinique's administrative accounts for fiscal years 1814-1820; instructions for the 1825 accounts. Signed "Cte de Chabrol.""...Villèle le choisit [le Comte de Chabrol] comme ministre de la Marine le 4 août 1824. L'opinion s'étonna de voir ce poste occupé par un non-spécialiste et tourna Chabrol en dérision. Bien à tort; cet excellent administrateur créa le conseil de l'Amirauté, rétablit les préfectures maritimes, fonda une nouvelle école maritime flottante, réorganisa les équipages, liquida les dettes de la guerre d'Espagne en 1826, termina le bassin à flot de Cherbourg, construisit des navires et fit des économies...", Original digital object name: bei-m538a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ordres Et Instructions que Nous SousSignes donons au S. Jauques Saubere commandant…, Bordeaux 14 April 1727
Ordres Et Instructions que Nous SousSignes donons au S. Jauques Saubere commandant le vesseau L'aimable de bordeaux pour le voiage... a la gadeloupe et coste de Saint Domingue Isles françoises..." signed "Brinihol" "blaugeoguet" "Jacques Rocquette" "Dd Lagourque"In grey folder of a Paris dealer., Original digital object name: bei-m047
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle (docket title)
First line: That ye Pet'ers having wholly submitted to y'r Ma'sty all theyr interests and pretensions..., Probably written in St, Kitts and Nevis, Puckering, Sir Henry, fl. 1663?"To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble Privy Counsill. This humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw and--George Goodman Esqrs... on ye Island of Barbados and other ye Chariby Islands, yr Maty was graciously pleased... to order and direct Francis Ld Willoughby of Parham... to pay... out of one moyty of ye revenue of the sd Islands... before any parts therof should bee payable to the Crowne...", Original digital object name: bei-m007b
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle. (docket title)
First line: Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors..., "To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble. Privy Councill. The humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw & George Goodman Esqrs. in ye behalf of themselves and ye Reste of ye Credrs. of James late Earle of Carlisle deceased..."Attempts to recover monies expended in Barbados and St. Lucia; cf. PRO. Calendar of State Papers. Colonial. 1661-1668, 482, 485, 486., Original digital object name: bei-m007c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Population of the West India Islands 1805 (docket title).
"Population of the Brith W. Indian Isles from Sir WYoung 1787... 1805...", Original digital object name: bei-m430, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Robert Robertson's Bill Sale for half of Sloop Elizabeth...
Robert Robertson's Bill Sale for half of Sloop Elizabeth, Original digital object name: bei-m185a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Salem, 7 March, 1758. ALS to Davenport and Co.,...
"Gentm: Yours favours p post I Recd.... the underwriters... decline writing to Antigua on any terms and the premium to Nevis, St Kitts, 'Statia or any of the Virgin Island directly from Portsmouth is 20 p Ct: but then you must give the Master possitive Orders to fall to Leeward of the Port he designs for... by running down the Latitude of Antigua they go right in the way of the French Privateers..." signed "Will: Vans", Original digital object name: bei-m128, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Scavoir sil reste encore quelque chose a fair sur la vente del Isle…
No dealer's note was found with this manuscript, and was not scanned. De la Croix is not mentioned in the manuscript., Scavoir sil reste encore quelque chose a faire sur la vente del Isle Ste Croix faite aux Danois en Juin 1733. es si le commerce avec cette Isle est assy interdie que celui avec les Isles Angloises et hollandoises. ...Terms of the French sale of St. Croix to Denmark include details on receiving the sacrament at Easter; trade between Louisiana and Martinique; whether or not the Negroes belonging to a vessel's crew are part of the ship's fittings; disposition of Negro and mulatto children; and establishment of a hospital at Grenada. From the records of M. [César-Marie] de la Croix, Intendant des Isles du Vent under Louis XV, according to the dealer's note. On the acquisition of St. Croix see Westergaard, The Danish West Indies, N. Y. 1917, chapter X (pp. 199-212)., Original digital object name: bei-m055, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Scraps etc. In the Tropics from 1824 to 1831... 14 Nov. 1824-1831...
Scraps &c. In the Tropics from 1824 to 1831...Begins "At Sea Nov.r 14th 1824..." Enumerates various estates, estate owners, flora and fauna, hurricane losses in 1831.Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Jan. 1983., Original digital object name: bei-m534, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Solly, Samuel, fl. 1753. Boston, 17 Sept. 1753. ALS to Hugh…
Solly, Samuel, fl. 1753."Dear Hukee, I am very glad to hear Every thing goes on Smooth and Easy... you may give my Compliments to your Father, Capn. Iohn, and other Freinds... Pray tell Hannah, that I have advice of a Negro Boy, bought for me at Rhoad Island... I have done all in my power to hasten the Stills..." signed "Saml Solly", Original digital object name: bei-m115b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759. Antigua, 26 Feb...
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759."Gentlemen I... find markets Low and Crops very Bad... from Barbados to all our Leeward Islands... for want of Rain the Planters which used to Make a hundred hogshead Sugar cant make above twenty... our forces has Taken Grandtear But his not got Profusion of Gordeloup..." signed "Robt Stokell"Brought a cargo of "Boards Planks Jayst and Staves", sugar and rum extremely expensive., Original digital object name: bei-m136c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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