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The Petition, of the Coloured Inhabitants, of the Island of Antigua. (ms. title-page)
The Petition, of the Coloured Inhabitants, of the Island of Antigua. (ms. title-page)"Antigua -- To The Honorable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled. -- The Humble Petition of the Undersigned for themselves and on behalf of the other Free Inhabitants not being Whites, Sheweth, That Your Petitioners... pray for a redress... Your Petitioners have presented several petitions to the local Legislature... Your Petitioners despairing of... change... are impelled to lay their grievances before Your Honorable House... Your Petitioners... are prevented from being employed on Plantations as Overseers or Managers... are not eligible to hold Commissions in the Militia... nor to serve as Grand Jurors, Petit Jurors, or even on Coroners' Inquests... excluded from Parochial Aid..."Signed with 316 names., Original digital object name: bei-m547a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Proper Accot. Of Sir Willm. Codrington...Jan.-Dec. 1775...
...The Proper Accot. of Sir Willm. Codrington...Entries for "The Island of Barbuda"; "Rum"; "Sugar"; "Samuel Redhead"; "Publick of Antigua"; "William Whitehead"; "Voyage to Dublin"; "Plantations"; and "Sloop George.", Original digital object name: bei-m231, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Proprietors of Estates in British Guiana and Trinidad and Others and Alexander Macgregor Esqre. } Agreement as to Chinese Immigrants. (docket title)
Importation of Chinese as indentured servants was allowed under the Chinese Passenger Act of 1855. Twenty-seven proprietors put up £2 per head plus £20 upon importation. Thomas Gerard went to collect laborers in China. The largest hopeful importer was Coven Bros. and Co., merchants, asking for 400 Chinese of the total of 2,690., Original digital object name: bei-m589, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Representatives of Mrs. Grace Webb deceased to Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert } Deed for releasing Mrs. Gilberts estate in the Island of Antigua from all arrears of interest hitherto accrued on a certain legacy or sum of
Thomas Wright (Bristol merchant; only acting executor of Grace Webb); Gilbert Webb ("of Cornwall in the United States of America"; son and heir of Grace Webb); and The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert (Antigua clerk; owner of Gilbert's and Mangrove estates); signed "Thos Wright.", Original digital object name: bei-m514a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Representatives of Mrs. Grace Webb deced to Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert } Deed for releasing upon the terms within mentioned> Mrs. Gilberts Estate in the Island of Antigua from all arrears of Interest hitherto accrued on a certain Legacy or sum of £100
Signed "Thos Wright" "Gilbert Webb" "Nathaniel Gilbert.", Original digital object name: bei-m514b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Rev.d Dr. Littlehales and others to Sir John Aubrey and others } Assignment and declaration of Trust.- (docket title)
"This Indenture Quadrupartite... Between The Reverend Joseph Laurentius Littlehales... Margaret his wife... of the first part, Joseph Keeling... Bamber Gascoyne... and Joseph Gascoyne... of the second part Sir John Aubrey... Peter William Baker... and Baker John Sellon... of the third part and Martha Elizabeth Littlehales, Joseph Gascoyne Littlehales and Sophia Littlehales the Children of the said Joseph Laurentius Littlehales and Margaret his Wife of the fourth part Whereas Sir Crisp Gascoyne Knight... gave the Residue... unto his said two sons Bamber Gascoyne and Joseph Gascoyne and... Margaret Littlehales... to be divided between them share and share alike..." signed by Joseph Laurentius Littlehales, Margaret Littlehales, Sir John Aubrey, Peter William Baker, Baker John Sellon, Bamber Gascoyne, Joseph Keeling, Joseph Gascoyne, Joseph Gascoyne Littlehales, and Martha Elizabeth Littlehales., Original digital object name: bei-m343, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Revd. Nathaniel Gilbert to Messrs. Cardale Sliffe and Russell. } Mortgage of Gilbert's Mangrove Richmond's Chapman's and Howard's Estates in the Island of Antigua. (Docket title)
This is probably a copy, as it is without signatures or seals."This Indenture... Between The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert... of the one part and John Bate Cardale, John Sliffe and James Ward Russell... of the other part Whereas... Nathaniel Gilbert... is... seized or entitled of or to... the Gilberts Estate and the Mangrove Estate... And... Richmonds Chapmans and Howards Plantations situate in... Antigua... And Whereas the said John Bate Cardale John Sliffe and James Ward Russell have... advanced... divers sums... to the said Nathaniel Gilbert... and there is now justly due and owing... Two thousand three hundred and sixty four pounds one shilling and three pence... Nathaniel Gilbert... Doth... grant... unto the said John Bate Cardale John Sliffe and James Ward Russell... All those estates or plantations situate in the Island of Antigua aforesaid...", Original digital object name: bei-m579, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Revd. Peter Elmsley to The Honble. Alexr. Scott Richard Manley Esqr. and Andrew Whiteman Esqr. } Letter of Attorney. (docket title)
"To all to whom these presents shall come The Reverend Peter Elmsley... the only acting Executor of... his late Father Alexander Elmsly... Sendeth Greeting Whereas by Indentures of Lease and Release... between Alexander Campbell... and Alexander Elmsley... Alexander Campbell... Did... sell... Lott No. 8 and Lott No. 9... in the Bloody Bay Division of the Island of Tobago... belonging to the late Alexander Elmsley... Now these Presents witness That... Peter Elmsley Hath... appointed... Alexander Scott... Richard Manley... and Andrew Whiteman [of Grenada]... his true... Attornies... Peter Elmsley", Original digital object name: bei-m428, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Revd. Richd. Smith and Wife to Messrs. Gibbs and Bright. } Mortgage of a moiety of a plantation in the Island of Barbadoes for securing £2223.17.7 and future advances not exceeding £3000 and Interest. (docket title)
"Walker, Parchment Dealer, Bermondsey." engr. on first sheet.Four pages of affidavits; list of 106 slaves by name, sex, age, occupation. The estate comprises 242 acres in the parish of St. Peter and 28 acres on Mapp's plantation."This Indenture... Between The Reverend Richard Smith... Mary his Wife of the first part George Gibbs and Robert Bright... of the second part and The Honorable John Foster Alleyne and Charles Alleyne... of the third part..." signed by Richard Smith, Mary Smith, M. F. Alleyne, Charles T. Alleyne., Original digital object name: bei-m516, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The State of the Case Presented by The Revd. Christopher Jeaffreson at Dullingham House May 21. 1824 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m119z10, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The counterpte of the Assignemt. to Mr. Willm: Freeman. 1652 (docket title).
First line: The counterpte of the Assignemt. To Mr. Willm:..., The counterpte of the Assignemt. To Mr. Willm:..., Signed "William Freeman", Original digital object name: bei-m003a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Hough and Hough notes: "St Christophers Manor of Godwin" Signed "William Freeman"
The foregoing Account Continued from the Year 1780 to the year...
The foregoing Account Continued from the Year 1780 to the Year 1787 Both Included..., Original digital object name: bei-m143c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The petition of Rd Bate to the Ld Justices concerning plant La Rouse Augt 99 (docket title)
Bate, Richard, fl. 1699, plaintiff.Bate declares the Delarouse plantation on Barbados, given in the original grant to Lord Carlisle but now taken by the attorney of the island, to be rightfully his., Original digital object name: bei-m033b
The probate of Sr. John Colleton's Will. 23°. April 1666 (docket title)
First line: In the name of God Amen: I Sir John Colleton of St. Martins in the fields in the..., "In the name of God Amen: I Sir John Colleton of St. Martins in the feilds in the County of Middlesex Knight, and Baronet..." signed "R. Hoare".Income of one of his Barbados sugar plantations to be divided among his four sons and his grandchildren.See Handler 160, where there may be Colleton family papers; see also PRO. Calendar of State Papers. Col. 1661-1668, 1322, 1323, 1841., Original digital object name: bei-m009, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Theseus.-- List of Killed and Wounded at the attack of Curacoa 31 Jany to 26th. Feby 1804. (docket title)
[26 Feb. 1804] Ms., 4 p. Tied. 33.4 cm."A List of Seamen and Marines Killed and Wounded at the attack upon Curacoa, belonging to His Majesty's Ship Theseus, John Bligh Esqr. Captain, between the 31st. Jany. and 26th. of Feb. 1804... Mens Names... Quality... Division or Regiment... Killed or Wounded... Time when... Nature of the Wound... Directions to their Friends...", Original digital object name: bei-m425i, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Thevenit C De Delignery (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m274c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
This is a group of letters "mainly from French civilians... writing to...
This is a group of letters "mainly from French civilians... writing to members of their families, to friends, or to business partners, in the dependent Swedish colony of St. Bartholomew... At this stage of a mainly naval war the English were gaining the advantage at sea and communication between the French islands was becoming difficult... [the letters] were going, by private arrangements, in American ships bound for New York and Philadelphia with sugar from the French islands. On arrival, letters were being transferred to outward-bound American merchantmen. The longer way round was the shortest way home... It is clear, from the dates on these letters, that nearly all were intercepted on their way to St. Bartholomew, at about the same time..." (Skrine)The letters are discussed, and some quoted in translation, by Walter Skrine in "Guadeloupe Correspondence 1800-1801," Philatelist, Dec. 1966, p. 66-69, 101-105., Original digital object name: bei-m406, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Thomas Rowland Esqr: to Mr Patrick Burke } Release in Fee of Lands in the parish of St Ann Sandy point. 16th Iuly 1756 (docket title)
"Sold by T. Davids Stationer in Clifford's Inn Fleet Street" engr. in elaborate initial."...Thomas Rowland of... Saint Christopher Esquire and Patrick Burke of the same... Island Gentleman Witnesseth that... Rowland Hath... Sold... Burke... All that Plantation... late of Thomas Rowland Esquire his Father deceased... in the Island aforesaid... And also All that other Plantation... lately purchased... from Theodore Vanelbrugh George's Esquire... in the aforesaid Island and adjoining to the... Land above mentioned..." signed "Thomas Rowland.", Original digital object name: bei-m122, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Thoughts on the importance of our Colonies in the West Indies...
Thoughts on the importance of our Colonies in the West Indies with Hints for their extension and improvement. ..., Original digital object name: bei-m400, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
To the Honble Captain Boscawen Commander of his Majesty's Ship the Shoreham (first line)
"To the Honble Captain Boscawen Commander of his Majesty's... [first line], "To the Honble Captain Boscawen Commander of his Majesty's Ship the Shoreham.""By Edward Vernon Esqr. Vice Admiral of the Blue, and Commander in Cheif of his Majesty's Ships and Vessels in the West Indies. You are hereby required and directed to use all possible Diligence in getting your Ship ready for the Sea..."Orders Boscawen to cruise off Havana and take Spanish ships. Signed "E: Vernon" and "Wm: Pearse."Boscawen won distinction in this year at the taking of Porto Bello.Accompanied by an engraved portrait of Admiral Vernon dated 1879 and an engraving showing "Monument of the late Admiral Vernon.", Original digital object name: bei-m072, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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