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No. 122, 24 March 1813, Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua
No. 122,Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 3. Petition from 106 White Individuals to the Local Legislature against the Repeal of the White Servants' Act -- (docket title)
"Antigua To the Honorable Samuel Athill President and the Gentlemen of the Honorable Board of Council The Petition of The Undersigned for themselves and others Humbly Sheweth That Your Petitioners have heard that a Petition has been presented to your Honorable Board praying that Coloured Persons, may be placed on the same footing, as White Persons, by being permitted to answer, in the Public to save the deficiency Tax in order that they may be enabled thereby to get employed in the Country as Managers and Overseers..."; opposing the Petition of the Coloured Inhabitants.See Oliver, History of Antigua I:cli-cliii, where these mss. are printed. See also Ragatz, p. 521, for Henry Loving's Correspondence with the Right Hon. Viscount Goderick, London, 1832. "Loving had been sent to Great Britain by the free colored and black inhabitants of the colony for the purpose of carrying on a campaign to secure the removal of civil disabilities under which they were laboring.", Original digital object name: bei-m547d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 317, 16 Aug. 1813, Joseph and Samuel L. Darrell of Antigua
No. 317,Joseph and Samuel L. Darrell of Antigua, 24.6 cm..Elliot, diplomatist and minister plenipotentiary, was Governor of the Leeward Islands 1809-13., Original digital object name: bei-m472e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 5. The manner in which Iuries are impannelled. (docket title)
"The exclusion of Coloured Persons from serving as Jurors, may be regarded as their most prominent grievance... cherished by the Whites more tenaciously... As a proof that... neither moral nor intellectual unfitness... prevents their enjoyment of these Constitutional Rights, it might not be irrelevant to observe that the more weighty and complicated duties of almost all the Public Offices and Departments in the Island are performed by Colored Men..."Support for The Petition, of the Coloured Inhabitants, of the Island of Antigua., Original digital object name: bei-m547b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
November 6, 1682. Invoice of goods shipped on board the Trew Love
First line: Invoyce of goods shipt on board the Trew Love, Probably written in Dullingham, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-04
November 8, 1691. Copy of the act of the General Council and Assembly of the Leeward Islands founding commissioners and and agent for the said islands
First line: At a meeting of his Excellcy Christopher Codrington Esqr Captain.., This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family., Original digital object name: bei-m003h-21
Novr. 12. 1713 Damage done by Major Gilliard partner to Mr Burrell - New lease to be granted to Col. Lambert. an Inventory of Slaves and what was Standing and growing and the Estate - (docket title).
First line: Give me leave to ade to the the other troubles I have given..., Written From Dullingham, England, "Dullingham Nov:ber 12:th 1713 Sr Give me leave to ade to the the other troubles I have given you this assce of my thanks for your appearance on my behalf upon my Plantation on ye 30th of July last to see an Inventory made... Sr you knew Henry Garbrants who when our Island was lost in the Year 1666 livd under the French and as other foraighners did acquired a sham Title to a part of my Plantation... Your obliged humble servant" (no name at end)., Original digital object name: bei-m003dd
Observations upon Mr. Harveys Letter of 21 July 1760 and the Proposals therein made to Mrs. King. (docket title)
"...proposals made by Mr. Harvey are calculated with a view to serve himself. ... If [he] has a convenient situation upon his Estate for erecting a Windmill... he will... do it... as such Mill will be of great use... by taking off the Canes, which he will plant thereon, And... which he will plant upon his own Estate...", Original digital object name: bei-m144, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
October 12, 1819. Sales of 20 Hhds Sugar per Brittania; Thomas Sharpe @ St. Kitts on account of Major Genl Jeaffreson
First line: Sales of 20 hhds sugar per Britannia Sharpe @ St Kitts on account of Major Genl Jeaffreson, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-12
Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christophers (ms. cover title).
First line: Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christopher [Cover Title], Probably written in Dullingham, England, Original digital object name: bei-m003h, Hough and Hough notes: Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christophers (ms. cover title). Codex account book bound in vellum, marbled endpapers. Some dampstain. 1 leaf, leaves [1-7] excised, 8-58, [6], 7 blank, [1], 1-9, [1] leaves with ms., 82 blank leaves. Interleavings include receipts; calculations; building plans; "a Copy of Sr. Wm. Stapletons Grant of 1685 the use of the Old Road River with permission to build Mills & Indego works & & &" (1p. ms.); "1685 Resceived of Capt. Athy this Book on ye 12th of November 1685 By me Christopher Jeaffreson" "This Schedule and Award Made on the 27 of August 1685 between Capt. Chrisr Ieaffreson and Ensign Edwd Thome" (ms., 20p., 30.2 cm.); Inventory of Wingfields 29 July 1685 by Lt. Zachariah Rice Lt Francis Kerie (docket title); "Copy of the Act of the Genll. Council & Assembly of the Leeward Jslands touching Comrs. & an Agent for the said Jslands./ for Capt Jeffreyson" (docket title (ms., 4p., 29.2 cm.; St. Johns, Antigua, 8 Nov. 1690); "...An Act for appointing Cõmrs. and an Agent to Negotiate and Mannage the Affaires of the Leeward Jslands as also for setting a Fund for the defraying the Expence & Charge of such Negotiation & procureing of divers necessaries for the Use and benefit of said Jslands..."
On board HM Armed Schooner Mosambique, Englih Harbour,...
Asks Hugh McIlwraith, Naval Store Keeper, to obtain Muster Paper., Original digital object name: bei-m429, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board the Cambridge, St John's Road, Antigua, 26 Aptil 1758...
"Sir I have much Pleasure in acquainting you that your Wine is safe..."Has promise of a puncheon of rum, Moore's squadron has had little action off Martinique and will try again soon to meet with a rumoured French fleet, general opinion that if St. Eustatius were not supplying the French with bare necessities their islands would by now be free of inhabitants. "I grow quite sick of Sun Beams, and don't care how soon we are comanded to leave this confounded Country... Bringloe.", Original digital object name: bei-m130, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Preliminary sketch for plans, possibly for buildings on the Dullingham, England or Wingfield, St. Kitts estates. Undated
Probably written in Dullingham, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family., Original digital object name: bei-m003h-18
Rear Adml. Harvey's Order for constructing 4 Carronade Carriages 24th Septr. 1796 (docket title)
Signed, "By Henry Harvey Esqr. Rear Admiral of the Red, Commander in Chief &amp, -&amp, -&amp, -" "To Isaac Richard Robert Esqr: Ordnance Storekeeper Antigua," an order for carronade carriages for HMS Pudrix, signed "Hen: Harvey" and "J G Briggs."Sir Henry Harvey became Rear Admiral of the Red July 1794, in April 1796 was appointed commander-in-chief in the Leeward Islands. In the following February, together with Sir Ralph Abercrombie, he took possession of Trinidad and later made an unsuccessful attempt to seize Puerto Rico (DNB)., Original digital object name: bei-m386, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Receipt Book December 1 1794 (spine title).
Receipt Book December 1 1794 (spine title).With about 10 small, lively color drawings of exotic birds and one full-page pencil drawing with castle, trees, lake., Original digital object name: bei-m365, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Receipt from Christopher Jeaffreson to George Atkinson and Jeremiah Cushinge, March 1, 1680
First line: Received this day of Christopher Jeaffreson one hogshead of..., Probably written in Dullingham, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family., Original digital object name: bei-m003h-03
Release from Miss Martha Gilbert and Mr William Dawes and Grace his Wife of two annuities of £20 and two legacies of £500 charged contingenting upon the Estates of The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert in Antigua.-- (docket title)
Martha Gilbert (Antigua, spinster) and William and Grace Dawes (Antigua) release all annuities and legacies on Nathaniel Gilbert's Antigua estates; signed "Martha Gilbert" "Wm Dawes" "Grace Dawes.", Original digital object name: bei-m517, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Rough Sketch of Agreement to Capt Burell (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made of _ day of _ In ye yeare of o'r Lord God one thousand six hundred ninty and..., Probably written from Dullingham, Original digital object name: bei-m003o
Salem, 7 March, 1758. ALS to Davenport and Co.,...
"Gentm: Yours favours p post I Recd.... the underwriters... decline writing to Antigua on any terms and the premium to Nevis, St Kitts, 'Statia or any of the Virgin Island directly from Portsmouth is 20 p Ct: but then you must give the Master possitive Orders to fall to Leeward of the Port he designs for... by running down the Latitude of Antigua they go right in the way of the French Privateers..." signed "Will: Vans", Original digital object name: bei-m128, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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