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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 to Arthur Sparke, Barbadoes, 15 July 1654.
First line: Brother, after my love unto you presented..., Original digital object name: bei-m004b
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Barbados, 13 May 1654.
First line: After[?] my love and dew respecte unto you presented and to..., Original digital object name: bei-m004a
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Jamaica, 24 Jan. 1659.
First line: Both my love and Best Respectes unto you..., Original digital object name: bei-m004c
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Jamaica, 6 Aug. 1660.
First line: And Ever Lovinge Brother. Theise ffew lynes are only..., Has had a bad trip--deplores the market--cannot get sugar at 4d. per pound--introduces Mr. Nicholas Sparke--Jamaica needs relief badly from England--has sent his mother a coconut by John Dudley--also sends an earring with pearls and a cake of chocolate--asks for brandy--longs to return to England but cannot get goods for passage as brother Gabriel has sold what he was given and "makes himsealf drunkard llaughing stocke to all the Country..."--in short, is very unhappy.There are Sparke family papers (54 documents), including letters of Arthur and Charles, in the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society--see Handler 152-153., Original digital object name: bei-m004d
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 Samuell Newton, London, 12 Oct. 1683
First line: For Coll Samuel Newton, [And Honored Friend,]... [first line], "For Coll Samuell Newton,, And Honored Friend,&gt, ... I take notice of what you heard Right about Capt Bennett... as to Potts and Drippe shall Forbeare sending them... am now comeing to Answer... about the Ozenbrigs and blew linnen..." signed "Rob. Marrio".For papers relating to the Newton estate see Handler's Guide 158, Supplement 60, and his "Sources for the study of preemancipation sugar plantations in Barbados: manuscripts relating to Newton and Seawell" in Caribbean Archives 5 (1976), 11-24., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m022
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
Letter, Robt Hooper Barbados... justifying his integrity in our cause ag... Gibbs... (docket title)
Hooper, Robert, deponent.Robert Gibbs obtained the post of Deputy Auditor, Barbados, through the influence of his uncle, William Blathwayt. "Blathwayt became convinced of Gibbs's utter dishonesty and accordingly would have none of him..." (Jacobsen, p. 367)., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m033d
Lieut General Sir George Beckwith's Authority to draw Bills upon The Right Honble The Paymaster General to the Amount of £60,000 Sterling... (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m460, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Line of Battle. On board HMS Terrible, Gros Islet Bay, St. Lucia... (docket title)
Line of Battle."The Magnificent to lead with the Starbd. and the Triumph to lead with the Larboard Tacks on board. ..." signed "Josa. Rowley" "To Captn. Houlton Comr. of His Majs. Ship the Montagu."Rear Admiral Joshua Rowley commanded the rear of Rodney's fleet at the battle of St. Lucia, 17 April. Rodney had ordered every ship to "steer for her opposite in the enemy's line." Rowley followed the "Additional Fighting Instructions" to the letter but Rodney had a different concept and he blamed Rowlay (and Parker, who commanded the van) for the loss of "that glorious opportunity &lt, perhaps never to be recovered&gt, of terminating the naval contest in these seas." Rowley was castigated by his chief and here defends himself.Lists one frigate, ten ships, eleven commanders, and one division., Original digital object name: bei-m272, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
List of acreages naming "Mooreys" "North Lands" "Tyeland Farm"...
A Copy of Capt. Fortes Pedegree. 1 p. ms. genealogical tree., Original digital object name: bei-m535d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.

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