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No. 101, 10 March 1813, James Benidge of Saint Christopher, "with..
No. 101,James Benidge of Saint Christopher "with permission to touch at Saint Bartholomews," 22.9 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 121, 24 March 1813, Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua.
No. 121,Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 122, 24 March 1813, Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua
No. 122,Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 3. Petition from 106 White Individuals to the Local Legislature against the Repeal of the White Servants' Act -- (docket title)
"Antigua To the Honorable Samuel Athill President and the Gentlemen of the Honorable Board of Council The Petition of The Undersigned for themselves and others Humbly Sheweth That Your Petitioners have heard that a Petition has been presented to your Honorable Board praying that Coloured Persons, may be placed on the same footing, as White Persons, by being permitted to answer, in the Public to save the deficiency Tax in order that they may be enabled thereby to get employed in the Country as Managers and Overseers..."; opposing the Petition of the Coloured Inhabitants.See Oliver, History of Antigua I:cli-cliii, where these mss. are printed. See also Ragatz, p. 521, for Henry Loving's Correspondence with the Right Hon. Viscount Goderick, London, 1832. "Loving had been sent to Great Britain by the free colored and black inhabitants of the colony for the purpose of carrying on a campaign to secure the removal of civil disabilities under which they were laboring.", Original digital object name: bei-m547d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 317, 16 Aug. 1813, Joseph and Samuel L. Darrell of Antigua
No. 317,Joseph and Samuel L. Darrell of Antigua, 24.6 cm..Elliot, diplomatist and minister plenipotentiary, was Governor of the Leeward Islands 1809-13., Original digital object name: bei-m472e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 5. The manner in which Iuries are impannelled. (docket title)
"The exclusion of Coloured Persons from serving as Jurors, may be regarded as their most prominent grievance... cherished by the Whites more tenaciously... As a proof that... neither moral nor intellectual unfitness... prevents their enjoyment of these Constitutional Rights, it might not be irrelevant to observe that the more weighty and complicated duties of almost all the Public Offices and Departments in the Island are performed by Colored Men..."Support for The Petition, of the Coloured Inhabitants, of the Island of Antigua., Original digital object name: bei-m547b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Observations upon Mr. Harveys Letter of 21 July 1760 and the Proposals therein made to Mrs. King. (docket title)
"...proposals made by Mr. Harvey are calculated with a view to serve himself. ... If [he] has a convenient situation upon his Estate for erecting a Windmill... he will... do it... as such Mill will be of great use... by taking off the Canes, which he will plant thereon, And... which he will plant upon his own Estate...", Original digital object name: bei-m144, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HM Armed Schooner Mosambique, Englih Harbour,...
Asks Hugh McIlwraith, Naval Store Keeper, to obtain Muster Paper., Original digital object name: bei-m429, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board the Cambridge, St John's Road, Antigua, 26 Aptil 1758...
"Sir I have much Pleasure in acquainting you that your Wine is safe..."Has promise of a puncheon of rum, Moore's squadron has had little action off Martinique and will try again soon to meet with a rumoured French fleet, general opinion that if St. Eustatius were not supplying the French with bare necessities their islands would by now be free of inhabitants. "I grow quite sick of Sun Beams, and don't care how soon we are comanded to leave this confounded Country... Bringloe.", Original digital object name: bei-m130, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Rear Adml. Harvey's Order for constructing 4 Carronade Carriages 24th Septr. 1796 (docket title)
Signed, "By Henry Harvey Esqr. Rear Admiral of the Red, Commander in Chief &amp, -&amp, -&amp, -" "To Isaac Richard Robert Esqr: Ordnance Storekeeper Antigua," an order for carronade carriages for HMS Pudrix, signed "Hen: Harvey" and "J G Briggs."Sir Henry Harvey became Rear Admiral of the Red July 1794, in April 1796 was appointed commander-in-chief in the Leeward Islands. In the following February, together with Sir Ralph Abercrombie, he took possession of Trinidad and later made an unsuccessful attempt to seize Puerto Rico (DNB)., Original digital object name: bei-m386, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Receipt Book December 1 1794 (spine title).
Receipt Book December 1 1794 (spine title).With about 10 small, lively color drawings of exotic birds and one full-page pencil drawing with castle, trees, lake., Original digital object name: bei-m365, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Release from Miss Martha Gilbert and Mr William Dawes and Grace his Wife of two annuities of £20 and two legacies of £500 charged contingenting upon the Estates of The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert in Antigua.-- (docket title)
Martha Gilbert (Antigua, spinster) and William and Grace Dawes (Antigua) release all annuities and legacies on Nathaniel Gilbert's Antigua estates; signed "Martha Gilbert" "Wm Dawes" "Grace Dawes.", Original digital object name: bei-m517, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Reports relating to Mr. Gordon's Estates in the West Indies, 1821 (Memorandum to accompany "Folio on [?] property in the W. Indies")
Original digital object name: bei-m526a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Reports Relating to Mr. Gordon's Estates in the West Indies, 1824
Detailed reports to an absentee landlord, James Adam Gordon, by his agent, John Johnson, regarding condition of his sugar plantations, details on slaves, etc., Original digital object name: bei-m526a, 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.
Settlement on the Marriage of Captain Jas. Athill with Miss Selina Bishop Of a Plantation Slaves stock and premises in the Island of Antigua. (docket title)
"Sold by T. Steel, Stationer, No. 12, Chancery Lane, London. Writings Engrossed and copied." engr. in initial.Hon. Samuel Byam Athill (late of Antigua); James Athill (Capt., H.M. Royal Navy); Selina Theresa Bishop (Middlesex, spinster); William Henry Fremantle (Middlesex), John Bishop (London), Samuel Turner (Middlesex), and Charles Turner (Liverpool); signed "Samuel B. Athill" "James Athill" "Selina Theresa Bishop" "Willm Henry Fremantle" "John Bishop" "Saml Turner" "Charles Turner.", Original digital object name: bei-m503b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Settlement on the Marriage of Willm. Maxwell Esqr. with Miss Mary Charlotte Beuverie. (docket title)
"Sold by Iohn Abram Stationer Post Office Middle Temple Lane" engr. in initial.To provide support for Mary Charlotte Bouverie, William Maxwell grants Edward Bouverie the younger, Everard Fawkener (one of the Commissioners of the Revenue arising from the duty of Stamps), and Patrick Maxwell proceeds from administration of the Richmond plantation in Antigua; signed "Will Maxwell" "Mary Charlotte Bouverie" "Ed Bouverie Junr" "Edward Fawkener" "Patrick Maxwell" "Edwd Bouverie", Original digital object name: bei-m401, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St Xts. 26 May 1748 From Lt. Genll. Fleming abt Watt's Negros &c. K (docket title).
"Sir This is to acknowledge the favour of Your Excellency's last letter... the affair of Mr. Jarvis's Land. His demand of 1000l (I suppose he means currency) is too much... Gilbt: Fleming"Refers to a letter to Judge William Burt., Original digital object name: bei-m099a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St. Kitts, 2 Feb. 1736/7. Ms. Letter to His Excellency the Capt. General …
Signed, "May it Please Your Excellency Sir I coud not possibly find one opportunity sooner to Send Mrs Mathew the gray Silk My wife who begs Your Excellency to make her Compliments to Your Lady hopes it will please... Thomson the Marshall dyed the day I left Antego, his affairs are in the greatest confusion... I doubt not but Your Excellency has perused the Memorial I had the honour to present concerning the Accounts of the Revenue none of which have yet been laid before me As D Auditor..."Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m066, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St. Kitts, 30 May 1748. Copy letter
"Sir I send your Excellency the foregoing... I have a letter from Judge Burt wherein he tells me... nothing of Watts's came to his hands but the Negros..." signed "Gilbt: Fleming", Original digital object name: bei-m099b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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