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Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle (docket title)
First line: That ye Pet'ers having wholly submitted to y'r Ma'sty all theyr interests and pretensions..., Probably written in St, Kitts and Nevis, Puckering, Sir Henry, fl. 1663?"To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble Privy Counsill. This humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw and--George Goodman Esqrs... on ye Island of Barbados and other ye Chariby Islands, yr Maty was graciously pleased... to order and direct Francis Ld Willoughby of Parham... to pay... out of one moyty of ye revenue of the sd Islands... before any parts therof should bee payable to the Crowne...", Original digital object name: bei-m007b
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle. (docket title)
First line: Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors..., "To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble. Privy Councill. The humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw & George Goodman Esqrs. in ye behalf of themselves and ye Reste of ye Credrs. of James late Earle of Carlisle deceased..."Attempts to recover monies expended in Barbados and St. Lucia; cf. PRO. Calendar of State Papers. Colonial. 1661-1668, 482, 485, 486., Original digital object name: bei-m007c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Photo, map of Foul Bay, SE coast of Barbados; includes Mangrove...
Weekes genealogical chart. 2 or 3 p. in fragments, in plasticine., Original digital object name: bei-m535c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Probate of the Will of Abraham Cumberbatch Esqr deceased Dated 23d November 1796. (docket title)
Beneficiaries are "my beloved Wife Mary Cumberbatch Cumberbatch... my dear Brother Lawrence Trent Cumberbatch, Edward Carlton Cumberbatch and John Trent Cumberbatch... my dear sister Mrs. Ann Sandiford, Widow of William Sandiford... my Nephew Abraham Cumberbatch Sandiford son of Mrs. Ann Sandiford... my beloved son Abraham Parry Cumberbatch..."Cumberbatch owned Clelands and the Farm plantations., Original digital object name: bei-m388, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Robert Robertson's Bill Sale for half of Sloop Elizabeth...
Robert Robertson's Bill Sale for half of Sloop Elizabeth, Original digital object name: bei-m185a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Schooner Walter (docket title)
"Barbados. By [His Excellency The Right Honorable Francis Lord Seaforth Governor and Commander] in Chief in and over the Island of Barbados, Chancellor, Ordinary, and Vice-Admiral of the same. To All Whom These Presents Shall Or May Concern, These are to License [Chancey Barnard] Commander of the [Schooner Walter] to sail from and depart this Island with his said [Schooner] bound for [St. Kitts] he having given Security, and cleared in the Secretary's Office as the Law directs. Given at Pilgrim, this [16] Day of [Novr] 180[5] By His [Excellencys] Command. ..., Original digital object name: bei-m436a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Sir Samuel Hood's Order to put myself under his Command 12th. Ianuary 1782. (docket title)
"You are hereby required and directed to put yourself under my Command..." signed "Saml Hood" "To Captain Graves Commander of His Maj's. Ship the Bedford."Captain Thomas Graves (1747?-1814) commanded the Bedford as Affleck's flag captain "in the engagement at St. Kitts on 26 Jan. 1782, and in the actions to leeward of Dominica on 9 and 12 April, in which last the Bedford had a very distinguished part" (DNB).On Hood see DNB 27:263., Original digital object name: bei-m277, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Sir Stephen Anderson Bart. To Edward and Arthur Radcliffe Esqrs.} Lease for a year (docket title), 21 May 52 / (with) b) Sir Stephen Anderson Bart. To Edward and Arthur Radcliffe Esqrs.} Release and Settlement of the Barbados Estate. (docket title), 22 Ma
a) "...Sir Stephen Anderson... of the One part and Edward Radcliffe... and Arthur Radcliffe... of the other part Witnesseth that... Anderson... hath... sold... Byde Mill House plantation..." signed by Stephen Anderson. b) "...Sir Stephen Anderson... Edward Radcliffe... and Arthur Radcliffe... Witnesseth that in pursuance and Conformity to the several Acts... concerning the Conveyance of Estates... Sir Stephen Anderson... hath... Sold... Byde Mill house Plantation..." signed by Stephen Anderson. Byde Mill House in St. John, St. George, and St. Philip parishes, formerly the estate of Henry Bendysh. With Sir Stephen Anderson's appointment of Thomas Whitaker and Henry Walcot his attorneys, on a fifth sheet of vellum sewn within the Release. 48 x 40 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m109a-b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Stephn Griffiths Bill of Lading for 7 Horses Shipd by John Wyles (docket title).
John Wyles ships aboard the schooner Actor, Stephen Griffith master, seven horses bound for Barbados, on Griffith's account., Original digital object name: bei-m438, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759. Antigua, 26 Feb...
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759."Gentlemen I... find markets Low and Crops very Bad... from Barbados to all our Leeward Islands... for want of Rain the Planters which used to Make a hundred hogshead Sugar cant make above twenty... our forces has Taken Grandtear But his not got Profusion of Gordeloup..." signed "Robt Stokell"Brought a cargo of "Boards Planks Jayst and Staves", sugar and rum extremely expensive., Original digital object name: bei-m136c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Sundridge, 13 Sept. 1790. Ms. letter, signed
Signed, "My Lords, The Revd. Clement Bowcher being licensed to perform the Ministerial Office of a Priest in the Island of Barbados..." signed "B: London.", Original digital object name: bei-m340, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Bride of Barbados, by the author of nothing . . .
The Bride of Barbados, by the author of nothing ..."To George N Martin Esqre. from his friend the Author [?] Pique Barbados Decr 5th 41" on front cover.Ink sketch (of the author?) inside front cover, with 3-line quote from Midsummer Night's Dream.In the end, the poor lady drowns..., Original digital object name: bei-m568, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Conveyances from Sr John Bendyshe and Dame Martha his wife to Mr. John West and William Smith To severall [?] of Barbadoes Lands. 1675. (docket title)
First line: "This Indenture... Betweene Sr John Bendyshe..., "This Indenture... Betweene Sr John Bendyshe... and Dame Martha his wife... whereas... Dame Martha... is willing to joyne... in the conveyance of... All that... Plantation... called... Bide-Mill-house... in the Island of Barbadoes in parts beyond the Seas..." signed "John Bendyshe" "Martha Bendysh""The Schedule or Inventory Indented of all and singular the White or Christian Servants [8] Negro Slaves [60 men, 64 women, 33 children] horses [6] Neate Cattle [36] Assingos [6] and Sheepe [50]...", Original digital object name: bei-m014, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Honble Thomas Shirley and Dame Mary his Wife to Robt. Burton Esqr. and Chas. Delamotte Esqr. } Deed to be Enrolled at Barbadoes. (docket title)
"This Indenture... Between The Honourable Thomas Shirley... Dame Mary his Wife... of the one part and Robert Burton... and Charles Delamotte... of the other part Whereas the said Sir Stephen Anderson being seized of... Byde Mill-house plantation..." signed by Thomas Shirley and Mary Shirley., Original digital object name: bei-m252b, 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 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.
Weekes family accounts, 1825-Dec. 1841
Photo, map of Foul Bay, SE coast of Barbados; includes Mangrove plantation., Original digital object name: bei-m535b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Weekes genealogical chart. 2 or 3 p. in fragments, in plasticine.
"Memo re Weekes Family" 2 p. ms., Original digital object name: bei-m535e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Weekes, genealogy
John Penrose Cumming to Thomas Hollist. ALS, 1 p., Original digital object name: bei-m535f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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