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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, 11 June 1692
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Worthy Sr. By his Exenc. order I herewith Send you Coppyes of all Publiq busines transacted at the Councill...", Original digital object name: bei-m029i
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 12 Feb. 1691
First line: Though I have not beene soe happy this many months to have and Commands from..., Original digital object name: bei-m029a
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 13 Aug. 1692
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Sr. I now Send you in the Hampshire Copyes of all busines transacted at the Councill Board..."John Whetstone was Clerk of Council in Barbados--cf. PRO. Calendar. Colonial Series, v. 13., Original digital object name: bei-m029l
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 14 May 1692. From Mr Whetstone Recd. 13 Aug: 1692 (docket title)
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Worthy Sr. His Excie: our Governor: Order'd Mee to Signify to you that by the Man of Warr... all publiqe Affaires... will be then directed to your hands..."--discusses financial and political affairs., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029f
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 15 July 1692
Kendall, James, fl. 1692."Sr. This serves Only to inclose this act wch carries in itt a Present of 2000ll..." signed "Kendall," who asks permission to accept the gift and complains of the lack of news from home., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029j
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 15 March 16[92]
First line: Soe uncertaine have beene all our Conveyances for Europe of late by going in the winter..., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029b
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
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
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

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