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Abstract of Assignment from Mr. Lushington, London, 4 January...
[Abstract of Assignment from Mr. Lushington]Begins (p. [1]): "Know all Men by these Presents that I William Lushington... am held and firmly bound to John Stewart... and Alexander Fraser..." and continues "Whereas by Indentures of Lease and Release bearing date[s 22 and 23 Aug. 1814]... between Ralph Leycester... Christopher Idle... Joseph Marryat... William Timson... <Assignees of the Estate and Effects of Charles Boldero, Edward Gale Boldero, Sir Henry Lushington Baronet and Henry Boldero...> John Blackett... John Mann <Assignees of William Lushington the elder Merchant a Bankrupt>..."Centered on the "Plantation or Estate... in... Trinidad... formerly called... Concordia but then commonly called... Camden" (p. [7]).Red ink corrections and marginal notes initialled "J. H." with extensive note, "...I have perused the Abstract of Assignment from Mr Lushington <which is not so satisfactory as could be wished> and have made some observations upon it... There are some Queries and remarks on the Margin of this Draft which will require attention..." signed at end "J. Humphry Garden Crt. Temple 4th Jany 1819.", Original digital object name: bei-m497a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Acajou, 17 March 1814. ALS to Henry Besson
Original digital object name: bei-m476b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Account of Ditto, from the Year 1770 Inclusive to the Year 1780...
Account of Ditto, from the Year 1770 Inclusive to the Year 1780 Exclusive..., Original digital object name: bei-m143b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Account of Sugars made and Ship't or otherwise disposed of,..
Account of Sugars made and Ship't or otherwise disposed of, from the Estate of Mess Douglas's, under Lease to Robert Harvey Esqr. including at the same time, the Sugars also made from Mr. Harveys own Estate adjoining, that is the quantity of Sugar made from the whole property, from the year 1760 Inclusive to the Year 1770 Exclusive, being 10 Years. ..., Original digital object name: bei-m143a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Account sheet. George Sisson to Joram Place at Kingston Jamaica. 2 pp. 33.5 x 21 cm.
Original digital object name: bei-ms218, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Accounts of Revolution Hall Estate for the Year 1821. (ms. t.-p)...
Original digital object name: bei-m505a2, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Achat de l'Acajou Isle Martinique par Louis Alfred Marie Calixte Comte Le Vassor de la Touche. (ms. cover title.)
Achat de l'Acajou Isle Martinique par Louis Alfred Marie Calixte Comte Le Vassor de la Touche. (ms. cover title.) "Copie des affiches faites pour la Vente de nos propriétés de la Martinique -- "...In various hands. Some pages pasted together., Original digital object name: bei-m588a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Actaeon Comdore: Collingwood's Orders 29 Novemr. 79 -- to join the Admiral-- (docket title)
Signed, "To Captain Keeler Commander of His Majesty's Ship the Actaeon" "You are hereby required and directed to proceed to Sea with His Majesty's Ship under your Command, and make the best of your way to join Rear Admiral Parker... Given under my hand on board the Conqueror at St. Lucia... Thos. Collingwood", Original digital object name: bei-m269, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Acte par Lequel les nouveaux Sujets nomment jean alexandre de cazard De roumillac leur Deputé à Londres. (docket title)
Signed by approximately 256 former French inhabitants of Grenada, which was taken in 1762 by the British and formally ceded in 1763.Cazaud de Roumillac's part in the struggles of the French Catholic population of Grenada for political representation is recounted in The Grenada Planter: or, A Full and Impartial Answer to a Letter in the Gazetteer Of October 22, 1768. Relative to the Conduct of his Ex------cy G------r M------le, London, 1768.", Original digital object name: bei-m187, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Administration. Ecrivain Ordinaire des Colonies. Memoire Pour le...
Administration. Ecrivain Ordinaire des Colonies. Mémoire Pour le Brîvet d'Ecrivain Principal.Testimonial giving the history of Jean Baptiste Tegaud's career as Government Scrivener, 1764-1788, and the reasons for his promotion from Ordinary Scrivener to Principal Scrivener., Original digital object name: bei-m326, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Admiral Frankland rece'd 29t Feby 1759 Answerd 3d March 59 (docket title)
"Gentlemen I was favored with yours with the Copy of the Account you have sent the Prize Commissioners which I wishe you had forwarded to me for many reasons. For by the whole Tenor of their demands from me the money is what they want, and they give themselves no Trouble about giving up our Bonds... I insist you remit them not the money..." signed "Thos. Frankland"Sir Thomas Frankland, commodore of the fleet at Barbados in 1756, has paid over £20,000 from his own pocket for Germany., Original digital object name: bei-m134, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Aen de Edele Mogende Heeren Staaten vande Provincie van Utrecht offe by absentie der selver aen Haere Ed. Mogh. Gecommitterde Tot Vtrecht. . . 1644 (docket title).
First line: Uwe Edele Moghende hebben haer altijts zoo..., Written as Leyden, Addressed to "Edele Mogende Heeren Staten van de Provincie van Utrecht [Noble and Mighty Lords of the Province of Utrecht]", Original digital object name: bei-m001, Hough and Hough notes: "Edele Mogende Heeren Uwe Edele Moghende hebben haer altyts soo gunstige verthout aen de West Indische Compe, datt het bynae een inexcusable faute voor my sonde weren..."Signed "J de Laet" with two comments added below signature in two different hands: "g Grotij scripsit [?] litigavit de origin Gentij Americanay: scripsit & iter" (1st note). In 1644 de Laet published Responsio ad dissertationem secundam Hugonis Grotii, de Origine gentium Americanarum (cf. Alden 644/92).Written as Director of the West Indische Compagnie.
Affidavit, 1 p., signed by Sir William Trelawny and dated Jamaica...
Affidavit, 1 p., signed by Sir William Trelawny and datedAffidavit dated Jamaica, 17 Aug. 1770, by Richard Lewing, Secretary of Jamaica, notarizing copies marked A, B, C, D, and E.Appointment (copy A) of Thomas Hay and John Archer to administer oaths and take statements from Robert Arcedeckne, Zachary Bayly, and Gershom Williams, dated Jamaica, 12 Sept. 1760.Copy of William Williams' will, dated 26 May 1759, giving Flat Point and Woodstock plantations to his son William Williams; the remainder of his estate to Arcedeckne, Bayly, and Michael Atkins to sell for the benefit of the Hospital for the maintenance and Education of Exposed Children; an undisclosed sum to Elizabeth Fleming; Gershom Williams "one Shilling only to buy him an Halter wherewith to hang himself..."; manumitting "one Negro Man Slave Named Harry and... His Sister Named Katey..." with £10 per annum and "full and free Liberty for Each... to reside... on either of my Plantations..."Copy of William Williams' will dated 11 Dec. 1759, giving Flat Point and Woodstock plantations to Arcedeckne, Bayly, and Atkins to sell for the benefit of the Hospital for the maintenance and Education of Exposed Children; Gershom Williams one shilling only as above; manumitting Harry and Katey with £20 each per annum; £500 each to nephew George Williams and niece Mary Gallimore; £100 each to his three named friends for mourning.Codicil of William Williams' second will, dated 20 Feb. 1760, giving nephew James Williams £500, and £200 to each of five named people.Record of the proving of William Williams' will, dated 18 Feb. 1761.Copy (B) of articles of agreement between Gershom Williams of Jamaica and Jeremiah Meyler and Charles Hall, governors of the Foundling Hospital, dated 22 Oct. 1763. "...in Consideration of... Four Thousand five Hundred pounds Sterling... paid... by... Gershom Williams to and for the use of the said Hospital by Installments... the said Governors... to Assigne and Convey their Equitable Interest in all the Estate of the said William Williams... to the use... of... Gershom Williams..."Appointment (copy C), dated 16 Oct. 1765, of William Antrobus and John Cope to administer oaths and take statements from Thomas Tomlinson, David Miller, and Henry Smith notarizing the signing of Gershom Williams' will.Copy of Gershom Williams' will, dated 25 Sept. 1765, leaving most of his worldly goods to his "most faithfull and beloved Wife... Anna Williams... formerly Anna McNeal" and his brother Job Williams.Copy (D) of indenture between Anna Williams and Gabriel Jones, Jeremiah Meyler, and Charles Hall, dated 1 Oct. 1766.Copy (E) of a memorandum of agreement between Jeremiah Meyler and Charles Hall and Zachary Bayly, dated 1 May 1769., Original digital object name: bei-m203, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Affidavit, signed by William Pickett, mayor of London, May 5, 1790, regareing John Lee
Affidavit, signed by William Pickett, May 4, 1790, regarding John Lee, Original digital object name: bei-m338d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Affidavit,... Martinique, 22 July 1795, "Je declare...
[affidavit] ..."Je declare C [?] a La delivrance a la [?] Saisi arretér Sur mai[?] entre Les mains de Messieurs pocquet de puilhery et Levassor de beauregard executeurs testamentaire de Madame Ve. Lepine par Monsieur dumas Bernard Lathuileres et Compe. Negt. ..." signed "Soudon.", Original digital object name: bei-m368h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Alexander Campbell Esqr to Messrs Nesbitt and Stewart } Release of St John's Plantation etc. in Grenada -- with Covenant to make Consignments for securing Debts etc... (docket title)
"Sold by Lewis Peacock, Stationer, Chancery Lane. where Writings are fairly Ingrossed and Copied." engr. in initial.Alexander Campbell sold the sugar plantation called Saint John in Grenada to John Nesbitt and Edward Stewart, London merchants.Signed "Alexr. Campbell" "John Nesbitt" "Edwd Stewart"Schedule of about 180 slave names on 6th sheet., Original digital object name: bei-m333, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Alexander Lamb Joseph Marryat The Honble Andrew Houstoun Robert Houstoun Hugh Duncan Baillie James Evan Baillie Geo Henry Ames Wm Vizard, Assignment of Judgment and Terms affecting several plantations in the Island of Grenada In Trust to [?] the inheritan
Lamb, Alexander, fl. 1823, and others.Alexander Lamb (London gentleman); Joseph Marryat (London); Hon. Andrew Houstoun (Grenada), Robert Houstoun (Middlesex); Hugh Duncan Baillie, James Evan Baillie, and George Henry Ames (Bristol merchants and copartners); and William Vizard (Middlesex, gentleman); signed "Alexr. Lamb" "Josh Marryat" "Andrew Houstoun by his attorney R Houstoun" "R Houstoun"Schedule of slaves, last two sheets, with 194 names, as of 31 Dec. 1821; for Tivoli, Saint John, and Rose Hill estates in Grenada., Original digital object name: bei-m524b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
An Account of the Quantity of Sugars made, on the Joint Estates, of...
An Account of the Quantity of Sugars made, on the Joint Estates, of Sir George Douglas Bart: and Robert Farquhar, in the Island of Antigua, for the last ten Years, Vizt: from the Year 1805, to 1814, both Years inclusive..., Original digital object name: bei-m475, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
An Account of the Transactions of his Majestys Ship Magnificent...
An Account of the Transactions of his Majestys Ship Magnificent From the time of her leaveing England {I. E.} Febry. 6th: 1782 till the time of her arrival which was June 9th: 1783 -- (ms. t.-p., 2d leaf)"David Minns July 13th: 1783" (1st leaf, recto)."Officers on board the Magnificent at her leaveing England. ..." (1st leaf, verso).Journal begins: "On Febuary 6th: 1782, we Saild from Portsmouth, with 9 Sail of Men of War, and Several of the East India Ships, under the Command of Comodore Bickerton... On the 22d: of Febuary we Left the Comodore and India Ships, and proceeded on with the Agamemnon for the West Indies..." arriving at Barbados 18 March, where they "Victualed and Wartered" for two days.On 29 March they sailed from Saint Lucia with Agamemnon (64 guns) and Endymion (44 guns) "on a Cruce of St. Martinico, to watch the Motions of the French in the Harbour of Fort Royal."On 1 April at St. Lucia they join Rodney; at anchor until the 8th when they return to Martinique to watch the French, who had meanwhile got underway "and three of their heavy Ships give Chace to us almost as far as Rock Diamond. When we stood over to St. Lucia, we found... Rodney had got the British Fleet underway, accompanyed by... Hood... [and] Drake... we Joined... Hoods Division..."; the following 12 leaves describe the subsequent maneuvers and battle, ending "at 1/2 past 6 the Ville de Paris, Count de Grasse, Struck to Sir Samuel Hood in the Barfleur...""Lists of the Ships of the Line, in the British and French. Line of Battle. Which Engaged on the 12th of April, in the year 1782" (leaf 12, verso)."French Line of Battle Which Engaged April 12th: 1782" (leaf 14, verso).The journal continues as Magnificent, now damaged, cruises the islands and off Havana, where several Spanish vessels are captured. On 20 August the ship begins extensive repairs at Halifax; on course to New York they suffer storm damage and head for the West Indies. After capturing the American schooner Sally, they reach Barbados on 29 December. The Magnificent, plagued by storm and battle damage, continually needs repair, and on 1 May 1783 returns to England, making Land's End on the 7th."In giveing Names to the Ships of the Royal Navy, the Original Intention must have been..." (leaf 53 verso); 3-1/2 leaves essay, signed."Admiral Barringtons Defence at St. Lucia" verse, leaf 59 verso, signed "David Minns November 23d: 1784.""The distress of his Majestys Ship Endymion. of 44 Guns. on the 22d: and 23d: of January 1780 being 130 Leagues Westward of Scilly By D+ Minns Mariner..." (leaf 60 verso); 5 leaves of prose describing a storm."The Transactions of his Majestys Ship Emerald A Frigate of 32 Guns. By D+ Minns Mariner..." (leaf 65 verso); a prose account of a convoy to Gibraltar; 5-1/2 leaves.Leaf [57] and the three final leaves are removed; the bottom third of the last present leaf is cut off., Original digital object name: bei-m280, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
An Exact List of the Negroes and Stock on Montrose Estate -- 31st December 1784. (caption title)
An Exact List of the Negroes and Stock on Montrose Estate -- 31st December 1784. (caption title)Includes the accounts for rum, sugar, and various plantations.General David Graeme, Braco Castle in Perthshire, Scotland, owned Montrose at this time., Original digital object name: bei-m302a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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