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7 May 1743 Fleming agt Matthew} And for hearing in ye Petition.— (docket title)
Great Britain. Privy Council. Committee to hear Appeals from the Plantations."Council Office 7th May 1743 The Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for hearing Appeales and Complaints from the Plantations... to hear Counsel on the Petition of Gilbert Fleming Esqr. Lieut: General of the Leeward Islands, praying that the Order made at the Committee... for the said Mr. Fleming to Answer the Memorial of Govr: Mathew may be reconsidered, That... the said Memorial may not be heard at the same time with his Complaint against Governor Mathews -- ..." signed "W. Sharpe."Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m081b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
7 and 8 Nov. 1831. Elizabeth Temple to Joseph Rodman
N. Forte to Mr. Weekes. ALS, 4p. and card attached., Original digital object name: bei-m535l, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
7th Augt. 1755 Committee Order for staying proceedgs. in Mr. Price's last appeal. (docket title)
"At the Council Chamber Whitehall the 7. of August 1755. By the Right Honorable the Lords of the Committee of Council for hearing Appeals from the Plantations. Whereas by Order in Council... there was referred... the humble Petition and Appeal of the Honble Charles Price of... Jamaica..." signed "W. Sharpe"Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m118, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
8 Dec. 1798
"No 2 1799" on front cover; "The Intrepid a 74 in Lord Bradfords(?) Fleet..." (leaf 1); "In Continuation -- Fort Royal. Martinico 1798 Saturday 8th. Decembr. ..." (leaf 2)., Original digital object name: bei-m397b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
8th August 1766 Ship Recovery Bryant agt Gambier and others } Order in Council Referring the Petition of Appeal (docket title)
"At the Court at St. James's the 8th Day of August 1766. To the Kings most Excellent Majesty in Council. The humble Petition of appeal of John Bryant late Master of the Brigantine or Vessell called the Recovery Sheweth That... from a Sentence... Condemning the said Vessell and her Cargo for Trading Contrary to Law..." signed "W: Blair."Appealing a decision made in the Vice Admiralty Court of the Bahama Islands by Samuel Gambier, Advocate General, and James Bradford, Collector of Customs, both of whom would share in the prize monies.Phillipps ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m180, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
9 Jan. 1765-20 June 1771. . . [book of patents for Grenada]
[book of patents for Grenada]Begins: "Grenada. Patent appointing Jas. Brebner Esqr. Chief Justice of the Southern Charibbe Islands -- 9 January 1765" (p. 1).Over 40 legal patents of the reign of George III; includes patents for St. Vincent and Dominica; the majority were signed by Robert Melvill, Governor (1763-1770) of the Ceded Islands. The last patent is dated 20 June 1771.Bookplate of George Earl of Macartney superimposed over an earlier one.Phillipps MS. 13409 and 13383*., Original digital object name: bei-m167, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Coppey of the paper Relateinge to Benony Pearcey and his wiffe (docket title)
"Barbados Whereas Benony and Bridget Pearcey haveing for many yeares past walked amongst Vs The People Called Quakers, and owned by Vs, In all things, agreeable to the Truth, and Joyneing With Vs... Seaverall of Vs, haveinge Been given to Vnderstand that a Marriage was Intended, Betweene Randolph Moyle (that once walked amongst Vs, that Since, hath Manyfested himselfe, that He was Not of Vs)--and theyre Daughter Mary Pearcey, did together with the Church, Labour with them, and advised them, to be Carefull... Wee whosse Names, are here Vnder written... Hereby Testyfie, and Declare, that wee have not Vnity with them therein, and therefore Cannott Any Longer, make a Show of Joyneing with them In It, Vntill they Become, Reconciled... And publickly Condemne that Spirit, that Lead them for the makeing Such a Breach..."Ends with 24 names."At a quarterley Meetinge, At the Housse, of Thomas Pilgrim, the 22th day of the Seaventh Month 1698== This Meetinge, Subscribeing a Testymony against Benony Pearey, and his wiffe... Desires Walter Taylor, and William Hutchings, to Shew It to them... and acquaint them, that Friends yett Desire them, to give the Exspected Sattisffaction Beffore the Said Testymoney, Be Read Over theire Heads, By Thomas Pilgrym."With envelope, "Minute of Barbados Quarterly Meeting against Benony and Bridget Learcey the 22 day of the Seventh Month 1698", The letter says seventh month, but it isn't July - it's September. The new year before 1752 Began on March 25., Original digital object name: bei-m031
A Copy of Capt. Fortes Pedegree. genealogical tree.
E[lizabeth?] Temple to R. G. Temple Esq. ALS, 2 p. incl. poem "on leaving Bath", Original digital object name: bei-m535g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A List of the Negroes belonging to the Plantation of Sir George Douglas Bart. In Antigua. At present under Lease to Robert Harvey Esqr. Taken the [blank] Febry. 1788. (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m318a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Narrative of A Voyage to The West Indies and America by Joseph Liggins 1837 (ms. title-page).
A Narrative of A Voyage to The West Indies and America by Joseph Liggins 1837 (ms. title-page)."Chart of the Atlantic Ocean Shewing the Track of Joseph Liggins. A.D. 1837" "Drawn By Henry Liggins July A.D. 1837," colored folding map tipped inside first flyleaf.With, tipped in, 2 lithographs, 1 newspaper clipping, and a copy of the U.S. Constitution (71 cm.).Label of George Titterton, Stationer, Letter Press and Lithographical Printer, inside front cover., Original digital object name: bei-m555, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Perticuler List or Schedule of all and Singuler the Negroes horses Cattell Stock and Utensills of Plantation belonging to the within bargained Land and promises as followeth
A Perticuler List or Schedule of all and Singuler the Negroes horses Cattell Stock and Utensills of Plantation belonging to the within bargained Land and promises as followeth (Viz)... Recorded In the Secrerys office this 16th of 7d 1678 Edwyn Stede Depty Secrry. ...Stede served as collector in Barbados--Jacobsen reports letters at Porlock House (cf. p. 171, note).For a document by the same author dated 28 Feb. 1694 among the Harley Papers, British Library, see Handler 134., Original digital object name: bei-m019a
A Plan of the Cane land in the Estate of Sir James Douglass...
A Plan of the Cane land in the Estate of Sir James Douglass with a Sketch of the whole estate and A Plan of the Cane peices in the land called Ravenscraft And of the Cane-land in the Estate rented of Shute Yeamans Esqr. By Samuel Clapham Surveyor General 1757.On Yeamans see Oliver, History of Antigua III:271., Original digital object name: bei-m124, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Quaker merchant, William Graham writes about the slave revolt and business in Antigua. May 29, 1738. 2 pp., 30 cm.
Original digital object name: bei-ms264, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A Scheme for re-establishing the Assiento upon a better Foundation than heretofore, [London? Ca 1714]
The location is not provided and is presumed to be in London., A Scheme for re-establishing the Assiento upon a better Foundation than heretofore--"1. The K of Ss. Acct. to be sent Him with the Compy demd. for paymt. of his loss sustain'd upon his 1/4 part, accompanyed with an extrry. demd. for damages sustain'd by ye Compy thro' His Sd. Majeys. Violations of the treaty and--many groundless embarrasments by His Ministers in ye Indies. 2... If this scheme be approv'd... It sho'd be put in execution as submitted... 1. That an address be presented to His Maty. by the Cort. of Directors... thanking Him for the care he has taken by the preliminary Act to restore ye Assiento trade... 2. And that in some little time after, a pamphlet be published and--translated into French as wrote by a disappointed proprietor who had promoted ye trade under ye Contract in Q Ann's reign but is now rather for giving it up than trusting ye Spands..."Dealer states that this proposal appears to involve bribery by "The Company" of a favorite of the King of Spain, with subsequent publication in French of a pamphlet supposedly written by a failed proprietor detailing hardships resulting from breaches of the treaty.See Sperling, John G., The South Sea Company (Boston, 1962), pp. 20-24., Original digital object name: bei-m037
A letter to John Jackson. 2 pp. 37 cm. October 31, 1776.
Original digital object name: bei-ms223, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A list of Negroes on Georges Plain Estate 1st Jany 1800. The register lists 250 slave by name, occupation and physical condition. Exact location of the Estate has not been identified. 8 pp. 32.5 cm. January 1, 1800.
Original digital object name: bei-ms240, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A second copy, same text; affidavits; marked "A" at top of first...
-----. a second copy, same text; 8 p. affidavits; marked "A" at top of first sheet., Original digital object name: bei-m522b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
A son Excellence Monsieur le Comte de Landenoy, Lnt. General...
A Son Excellence Monsieur le Comte de Landenoy, Lnt. Général, Gouverneur et Admteur. pour le Roi Dans l'Ile de la Guadeloupe. ..."Monsieur le Comte. Dans le mois de mars de l'année 1822 J'ai eu l'honneur de presenter à votre Excellence un mémoire Sur le Mancenillier vénéneuse (hippomane mancinella. Linn.) faisant partie de ma Toxicologie des Antilles. -- Je desirois que ce mèmoire fut communiqué à son Excellence, Monsieur le Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies..." signed "J. B. Récord Madianna. Docteur en medecine" and written in his hand. This is a lengthy and vehement précis (!) of his "Mémoire sur le Mancenillier vénéneux..." (number M511 in this catalogue)., Original digital object name: bei-m519, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
ALS to "Reginald Cust Esq.," signed "Arch: F Pauli"
Original digital object name: bei-m599b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
ALS to Pocquet de Puilhery, Paris, 7 Nov. 1777.
Original digital object name: bei-m255, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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