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Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 23 July 1696, Drpt from Col. Russel (docket title)
Russell, Francis, d. 1696, colonel."Sr. I am soe fateagued with these three fleets that I was not able to write..." replying to charges made against him--"my owne contience does not accuse me of any crime... I wish those persons here would have bin soe faere with me as to have seen wt they wrote and--lett me have sent my owne iustification with it..." signed "F Russell" with postscript.Russell was governor of Barbados, 1694-96. Frere in his Short history of Barbados says there was dissatisfaction over a gift of £4,000 made to Russell by the Assembly.From the J. G. Bell and--Sir Thomas Phillipps Collections., Original digital object name: bei-m029m
Letters to Blathwayt, Barbados, 14 May and 10 June 1692
Kendall, James, fl. 1692."What you have now read is the coppy of what I sent you by the last Shipp... Not having anything of consequence to impart to the Lords of the Comittee I think it would be impertinent to trouble them now with my Letters...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029g
Letters, 10 June and 9 July 1692
"Sir Not having any thing of consequence to import to the Lords of the Committee I think it would be impertinent to trouble them now with my Letters..." and "Sr. The Letter on the other side was upon Second thoughts Sent you By the Mary-- tho her Comdr. be an arrant Sott yett the Leutt is a sober fellow...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029h
Lloyd's Coffee House, London, 20 Nov. 1813. ALS to "Mrs. Forbes...
"Madam Mr. John Black of Antigua has given me Instructions to apply to Cap. Forbes of the Brig Industry for Two Gold Watches..." signed "Benj: Cook", Original digital object name: bei-m474, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Londesborough Park, Yorkshire, 30 June 1896.
Londesborough, 20 July 1896. ALS? to Fuller and Wise. 2 p. 20.5 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m603b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
London, 12 Jan. 1759. Ms. Letter to Davenport and Wentworth,...
Signed, "Gentlemen The 10th. Octor. was my last to you, the first of this Month I Adjusted your Accot. Currt. ...", has insured the Pretty Nancy and includes details. signed "Wm Baker", Original digital object name: bei-m136a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lord Romney and Ux to Brooke and Wale } Assignment In Trust for Mrs. Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Seventh Day of June in the Twenty Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord..., Signed "Romney" "Priscilla Romney" "Eliza Jeaffreson.""Sold by T Brookbank Stationer at Furnivals Inn" engr. elaborately into initial., Original digital object name: bei-m003qq, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lord Romney and Ux to Brooke and Wale } Assignment In Trust for Mrs. Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Seventh Day of June in the Twenty Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord..., -----. Another copy, the same.The second part of this group, initiated by Christopher Jeaffreson (fl. 1756-1824), is M*** in this catalogue., Original digital object name: bei-m003rr, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. George and Nathl. Crump to Mr. Andw Newton } Lease for a Year. (docket title)
George and Nathaniel Crump of Middlesex have sold Crumps' Mountain Plantation, Crumps' Windward plantation, and Crumps' Steel plantation, all in Antigua, to Andrew Newton of London. Signed "George Crump" "Nathaniel Crump", Original digital object name: bei-m198a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. George and Nathl. Crump to Mr. Andw. Newton } Release of those Plantations in Antigua to serve an Annuity of 300£ during Mr. Newton's Life. (docket title)
Signed "George Crump" "Nathaniel Crump" "Andrew Newton", Original digital object name: bei-m198b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Messrs. Potts and others to Messrs. Shands by the direction of Messrs. Ottleys } Duplicate Assignment of Legacies charged on Estates in the Island of Antigua for securing £6000 and interest and other Sums to Messrs. Shands and subject thereto for Messrs.
"The West Indian Incumbered Estates Court <Antigua> Ottley Exparte Ottley"Charles and Arthur Pott (Southwark); Rev. John Thomas Wilgress (Kent, clerk); John Thomas Wilgress, Elizabeth Wilgress (Eltham, spinster), Ann Molling (Eltham, widow), Edward Paston Wilgress (Canada), George Weatherill Wilgress (Kent), and Richard and Sarah Mills; Charles, Arthur, and William Pott; George Weatherill Ottley and Francis Byam Ottley (Antigua); and William and Francis Shand (Liverpool, merchants); signed "Charles Pott" "Arthur Pott" "J. T. Wilgress" "Elizabeth Wilgress" "Ann Molling" "Edward P. Wilgress by his Attorney William Pott" "G. W. Wilgress" "Richard Mills" "Sarah Mills" "Geo: W: Ottley" "Francis B: Ottley by his Attorney Geo: W: Ottley" "William Pott" "Francis B. Ottley by his attorney Hastings Elwin.", Original digital object name: bei-m556, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mortgage from Christopher Jeaffreson Esquire to Charles Pym Esquire of the Mannor of Wingfeild in the Island of Saint Christopher's./ (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the ffive and twentieth Day of March in the Tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great..., Signed "Chris"; remainder of signature cut out., Original digital object name: bei-m003kk, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mountpleasant, Nevis, 10 June 1787. ALS to [Sir George Douglas]...
"Dear Sir Before I received your late letter... I had done myself the pleasure of congratulating you... Your Estate... is one of the richest... Mr. Harvey gives the strongest proof of it, from his inclination either to renew the Lease, or purchase it... Waltr. Nisbet Since the preceding letter was written, an Antigua Gentleman dined with me -- of whom I made many enquiries... He says, that it has always been reconed a valuable Lease to Mr Harvey, and that it is supposed he has made a fortune by it.", Original digital object name: bei-m313, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr Chistopher Ieffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. } A Further Mortgage for 800l. of a plantation pt. at St. Christophers (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Twenty Seventh day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven..., Signed "Christ"; remaining signature cut out, Mr Chistopher Ieffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. } A Further Mortgage for 800l. of a plantation pt. at St. Christophers -- (docket title). 27 Sept. 1738. Signed "Christ"; remaining signature cut out. Ms. on vellum, 1 sheet; affidavits, 2p. ms., tied; seal. Approx. 43.6 x 44.4 cm., folded. Chewed with loss of text. NCH MS Jeaff-9., Original digital object name: bei-m003mm, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr Clerke and Mr Hunts[?] Leasse of my land in Antigoe: June 1°: 1648 for ii yeares: My lord Carliles patent to me was incoted Michaelmas Terme 23°: Car: 1647. (docket title)
First line: Articles of Agreement Indentured has made concluded and agreed upon the Twentieth Day of January Anno D'ni 1647 And in the three and twentieth year of..., Original digital object name: bei-m002, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., "Articles of Agreement... Bitweene Edward Turner of... London Esquire of the first part John Clarke of... Hertf. Esquire of the second part And John Hunt of the Kingdom of France gent and one of the planters in the Island of Barbadoes... of the third part..." signed "John Clarke" "John [?]arry.""...in 1627 Lord Hay, Earl of Carlisle, obtained a patent granting him the Caribee Islands; that his son James was, on account of the debts of his father, obliged to make over his property to trustees, and the said islands were decreed in Chancery on the 7th June 1645 to the creditors... the Earl thereupon, on 26th Feb. 1647, appointed Francis, late Lord Willoughby of Parham, his lieut.-general over those islands for 21 years, and by another deed demised those islands to him for 21 years, burthened with the debts to the creditors... the King on 30 Oct. 1662 granted to the said Lord Willoughby one moiety of the revenue of those islands for seven years, reserving the other moiety to himself, and afterwards, on 13 June 1663, the King in Council heard the pretensions of the Earl of Kinnoul, heir to the late Earl of Carlisle, the Lord Willoughby, and all others claiming an interest in those islands... management thereof was left to the Lord Willoughby as chief Governor, after whose death William, Lord Willoughby, his brother, succeeded, pursuant to a commission dated 3 Jan. 1666... on the 10th of Jan. 1667 the said creditors complained that they had received no part of their debt..." ("Report touching the Earl of Carlisle's creditors and the Earl of Kenoule, &c." in PRO, Calendar of Treasury Papers 1556-7 -- 1696, 1:12-14).
Mr John Jeaffresons Assignemt of his estate and Interest to the Mannor of Wingfeild in the Island of St Christophers to Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr. (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Third day of Aprill in the fourth year of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God of England…, Signed "John Jeaffreson"John Jeaffreson at this time is living in Pettystrey, Suffolk., Original digital object name: bei-m003c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Hough and Hough notes: "Inrolled in the close Rolles in Chancery the fifteenth day of July in the yeare of our Lord 1658 [sic] By Humfrey Haggard... Earle of Carlile & Jefferson & Johnson."Carlisle had been granted a royal patent on 2 July 1627, appointing him Lord Proprietor of the English Caribbee Islands. This grant for 1,000 acres in St. Kitts "now in the actual possession and occupation of the said John Jeaffreson, but late being parcel of certain gardens late belonging to the Indian Savages of the Island" was to Jeaffreson and Johnson, in reward for help in "keeping the Island against the Savages and others" and for "defeating, suppressing and conquering of the Natives and other Savage inhabitants of the Island... indeavouringe to have slayne and extirpated the said John and other his majesties subjects there then planted, dwelling and inhabiting."
Mr. Burrell et al to Mr Jeaffreson } Covent. Bond 1697 Plantation Manor of Wingfield in ye Isld. of St. Christophers (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per presentes nos Henrirum Burrell de insula st. Christophori..., Probably written from Dullingham, Original digital object name: bei-m003p
No. 101, 10 March 1813, James Benidge of Saint Christopher
Signed, To all Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War and Privateers..."Printed by Command of His Excellency By William Collins."Occasioned by the current war with the United States, these permits allowed trading from Antigua in an unarmed vessel "bearing any Flag except that of France."No. 101,James Benidge of Saint Christopher, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.

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