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London, 27 May 1766. ALS to Montgomery and Wentworth
"Sir We have perused the papers sent us respecting the loss of the Elizabeth, but are at a Loss whether the Policy was valued or not..." signed "Trecothick and Apthorp"with, on verso: "Gentn. The above is copy of a Letter this minute received, I send it you for your Government, and shall wait with impatience for the papers and power of Attorney..." dated "Bristol 30th May" and signed "Stephen Apthorp.", Original digital object name: bei-m179, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
London, 8 Nov. 1759. Ms. Letter to Davenport and Wentoworth,...
Signed, "...I have the pleasure to inform you that your Ship Pretty Nancy is Arrived in the River and good part of her Loading delivered. ..."with, on the same page:"...Your Ship is cleared this day and next thursday will be put up at publick Sale..." signed "Wm Baker", Original digital object name: bei-m141, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
London, 8 Nov. 1769. ALS to Davenport and Wentworth...
Original digital object name: bei-m197, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Majr. Brigade Browns Receipt for his pay to the 14th Decr...
Majr. Brigade Browns Receipt for his pay to the 14th Decr. ..."Received from His Excellency General Leyborne..." signed "G Hewett."Relates to the 70th Regiment on service to suppress the Carib rebellion.On George Hewett see 1772 Army List, p. 125, and Hugh W. Pearse, History of the 31st Foot Huntingdonshire Regt. 70th Foot Surrey Regt. Subsequently 1st and 2d Battalions The East Surrey Regiment, London, 1916, vol. 1, pp. 245-246. Hewett was "Major of Brigade", James Bruce was major of the regiment., Original digital object name: bei-m215, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mangrove Est for 1931 and 1932
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 1p., Original digital object name: bei-m535nn, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Marjorie to Joe, 11 Dec. [19]55
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 4p., Original digital object name: bei-m535pp, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Marjorie to Muriel on the history of Mangrove plantation and the...
[George C. Pile] to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 6p., Original digital object name: bei-m535oo, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memo re Weekes Family
H. G. Cumming to Gertrude Weekes. ALS, 2p. and envelope., Original digital object name: bei-m535i, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Military Remarks Relative to the Island of Guadeloupe by Archd: Campbell Capt: Lieut: Engineer. 1766. (ms. title-page)
Military Remarks Relative to the Island of Guadeloupe by Archd: Campbell Capt: Lieut: Engineer. 1766. (ms. title-page)"Contents... Necessary information previous to the attack of Guadeloupe... Siege of Fort Royal... Attack of the Grand Camp... attack of the Dosdáne... Grand Ance... Fort George... Grande Reduit...""Introduction. As it has been at all times a Settled Maxim in Military Discipline; that it is the indispensible duty of every Officer, to be assiduous in making his Observations...""Archd: Campbell Capt: Lieut: Engineer" at end of text.Refers to three plans and four sketches which are not present., Original digital object name: bei-m174, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Narrative of the Circumstances that led to the late important...
Narrative of the Circumstances that led to the late important Victory at Sea April 12th 1782Begins "The Count de Grasse had been promised by his Court a Reinforcement of twelve sail of the Line, to be with him in November. They actually sail'd in December, but the bold manouvres of Kempenfelt in attacking a Convoy in sight, and within command of a superior Fleet, with the subsequent stormy weather, for that time frustrated their views..."Ends, "This action, besides its immediate political consequences, has decided a point a [?], that never was doubted of till the present war. Every honest Englishman believed firmly, that Frenchmen never could stand a firm close fire, but all our men of sentiment, and all who affected to know more than others, as firmly maintained that we had no advantage... Now it appears, that... the way to receive least damage... is to engage near...", Original digital object name: bei-m283, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On a Certificate of provisions... St. Vincent, 9 May 1775
...On a Certificate of provisions......Shipped to the Island of Saint Vincents, by John Durand Esqr, Contractor for Victualling the forces in the Ceded Islands... Ilchester... Comptrollers Office 9 May 1775...Ilchester's seal at bottom., Original digital object name: bei-m234, 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 HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 10 March 1823
"My Lord By my Public Correspondence Your Lordship will observe that a Vessel under English Colours has been condemned at La Guayra It is my belief that she is a Spanish Vessel...", Original digital object name: bei-m521f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 13 Feb. 1823
"My Lord In the hope of yet gaining some Intelligence before the Sailing of the Transport <Success> by which my Letters will be sent I keep this open tile the moment of her Sailing, I however cannot expect the return of the Eden from Martinique tile about Saturday or that of the Forte from Porto Rico before that day week...", Original digital object name: bei-m521b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 16 Feb. 1823
"My Lord The information brought by the Eden, shews that General Mainwaring had been misinformed respecting the French Squadron..."with, on the same sheet:, Original digital object name: bei-m521c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 26 Feb. 1823
"My Lord Sir Thomas Cochrane speaks highly of the apparent sincerity of General La Tours the Governor of Puerto Rico, but there appears evasion in that part of the Letter quoted from the report of the Political Chief...", Original digital object name: bei-m521e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 26 March 1823
"My Lord A Merchant Ship <the Stedfast> is about to sail to day for Bristol... I avail myself of the occasion to send my Official Reports... the authorities of Porto Rico tho' yet without orders from home as they assert, are at length rousing, and resolve to do what is desired of them Viz To restrain their Privateers...", Original digital object name: bei-m521g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 28 March 1823
"My Lord I avail myself of the occasion of Lieut Tucker's going home... the Captain General and Political Chief at Porto Rico have acceded to my wishes in assuming Power themselves to restrain their Privateers..."Note below Owen's signature in another hand: "H.M. Sl: Ringdove sailed from England 20th. Feby. with dispatches announcing the final arrangement with Spain and recalling his former orders... ordering him to proceed to Iamaica... Ringdove would probably arrive in a few days after the date of this letter, at Barbadoes -- ", Original digital object name: bei-m521h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 8. Feb. 1823
Group of 19 letters, all to Melville on gilt-edge notepaper, all signed "E: W: C: R: Owen""My Lord The Forte was much more fortunate in the Winds at the commencement of her Voyage...", Original digital object name: bei-m521a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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