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Tobago, 8 Oct. 1787. ALS to Captain Ebenezer Ricker
"Sir, I have received your Letter of the 1st August informing me of my Boy Tom, for which I return you thanks... you cannot do him or me a greater favour than by keeping him close to his Book and writing...", Original digital object name: bei-m316, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tobago. The above Plan represents Forty Five Acres of Wood Land...
Tobago. The above Plan represents Forty Five Acres of Wood Land... part of Lot No. 42 in North East Division..."By a Scale of Ten Chains to an Inch." "Performed the 31st. Augt. 1774 by Matt: Terry Assist. to the Chief Surveyor."Boundaries include "Leith and Irvin," "Mr. Petrie," "Mr. Mill.", Original digital object name: bei-m229, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad No 1512. /C/. Adjudication and Award in favor of Peter Bell and Auguste Darbain in Trust for Dominique Iacob Pinto and Ioseph Ernest Pinto... (docket title)
Appoints Peter Bell of London and Auguste Darbain of Arima, Trinidad, as trustees.Certificate of baptism for Joseph Ernest Pinto dated Port of Spain, 10 Nov. 1842., Original digital object name: bei-m564, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad, 6 April 1853. ALS to Mrs. Gladstone
"My dear Mrs. Gladstone Mr. Knox, the Chief Justice of this colony is about to go home..."Harris governed Trinidad from 1846 through 1854., Original digital object name: bei-m583, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad, 8 Feb. 1856. ALS.
"My dear Sir, I was prepared to find Monor. Spaccapietra raising objections to his proposed naturalization, but... they take a shape which I do not think was contemplated... It seems to be the general impression here... that the mere taking the oath of allegiance may be considered a sufficient act of submission... instead of its being a sine qua non that the prelate must be a British subject... till a British subject is appointed, [competent authority] could not object to his receiving the stipend..." signed "Rob W Keate."Keate was governor of Grenada, 1853-1857., Original digital object name: bei-m587, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad, This contract and agreement made and entered...
Trinidad, This contract and agreement made and entered into between William Mackintosh... and Ioseph Hearn... [who] engages to rent... no. 28 Queen Street in... Port of Spain for... Five months... Thirty dollars payable each month... It is also agreed no flower Pots or other things be placed on the Balconies of the said house..., Original digital object name: bei-m580, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Trinidad. To all to whom these Presents shall come I Lucas...
Trinidad. To all to whom these Presents shall come I Lucas Tentooren Gumbes of the said Jsland Apothecary Send Greeting Whereas I am a Creditor of John Still now or late of the City of London and late a Clerk in Cash Book office in the Bank of England and against whom a commission of Bankrupt... hath been issued... for proving all claims..., Original digital object name: bei-m499, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Tuileries, 15 March 1821. Ms. letter to Sir Charles Stuart, signed
Signed, "Mr Lauriol de St Croix Grand propriétaire à l'isle de Ste Lucie, se disposant a s'y rendre afin de veiller lui mîme à ses proprietes, désireroit beaucoup obtenir de Votre Excellence une lettre de recommandation pour le Gouverneur de cette isle..." signed "Duc de [Fitzjames? filjamel?]", Original digital object name: bei-m505d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
U. S. S. Vandalia. Log. 1879-81. Commander Richard Worsam Meade.
U. S. S. Vandalia. Log.Commander Richard Worsam Meade.1: 12 leaves of index, 252 lined pages with smaller notebook leaves and sketches tipped in. 31.5cm.Contains a copy of Meade's explicit instructions on maintaining a log, which he required of all Ensigns and Cadet Midshipmen, and Meade's signature at intervals throughout."Journal Cadet Midshipman H. J. Robinson" in ink on front cover.2: 11 leaves of index, tabulated; 136 pages of ms. log on 214 p. 33cm."H.J. Robinson. Vol. II. Journal" on front cover; "Vandalia" on rear cover."H.J. Robinson U.S.S. Vandalia 2nd Rate," ownership mark on 1st flyleaf., Original digital object name: bei-m602v1, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Undated invoice of Mr. Francis Lodwick
Probaly written in London, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-17
Undated poem composed by the writer's cousin, Christopher
First line: On the life of Man. by my cosin Christoper, 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-16
United States Consulate Dutch West Indies.
United States Consulate Dutch West Indies. The earliest records preserved in the Archives of this Consulate Commence April 9th 1797 and is the form of a protest made before B. H. Philips Consul of the United States by Richard West master of the Ship "Ann and Susan" of New York... Done before B. H. Philips Consul of the United States April 15th 1797..."This is followed by protest of Mayo Gerrish Master of Brig 'Lady Washington' belonging to Ebenezer Wheelwright of Newburyport Mass. which sailed from Barbados on March 10th 1797 with a cargo of sugar rum and molasses..." (middle of 1st leaf verso).Passionate diatribe (p. 5-6) about the temerity of privateers and the lack of support against them: "How little do those that are interested in maratime affairs... realize the risk and dangers attending navigation in the early days of our national independence... treatys were violated, and a port like Curaca owned and fitted out pirates... the records of this Consul do show as bloody fienish work... with the full Knowledge if not the assistance of the Governments...""Names of American vessels captured by French privateers" (44) with pencil notes in contemporary hand. Last half page written in pencil. A record of shipping between Curaçao and the United States during the undeclared war with France, possibly compiled by someone who suffered losses.Includes a copy of a letter from the American consul to Admiral Truxtun congratulating him on the destruction of a French warship while commanding the Constellation. The records end in 1800.For events of this time see Naval Documents Related To The Quasi-War Between The United States And France. Naval Operations From Feb. 1797... (USGPO 1935) 1:22 ff., Original digital object name: bei-m591, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vaye, 14 Jan. 1800. ALS to Maisoncelle Vertille
Mon cher frere depis deux ans, je nes pas eus de vos nouvelles, et Selon la lettre que vous mavée Écrite vous deviée quiter St Barthellemy, pour aler à la nouvelle angleter... signed "Vertille.", Original digital object name: bei-m406a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ve. de Beauregard 2921# (docket title)
"Je reconnois Devoir a monsieur De Lafresnaye..." signed "a St. pierre ce 13 fevrier 1801 pour ma mere Beauregard", Original digital object name: bei-m413d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente Par madlle. de Beauregard à Mr. Labonnardierre. ... (docket title)
"Pardevant le notaire royal en L'isle Martinique... Fut presente marie françoise de la touche de Beauregard Demoiselle... Laquelle... déclare avoir... vendu... au Sieur Claude gaspart Camet de la bonnardiere... de terre close partie en Lizieres de campîches Ensemble les plantations qui se trouve dessus... bornée par Monsieur le vassor de Beauregard et par Monsieur de Latouche de Beauregard... vend aussy La dite demoiselle... quatre Esclaves... nommées Gombé, Alexis, Claudine, et Judith...", Original digital object name: bei-m193a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente d'une negresse Par M. longpré de la touche a Mlle. sa fille. (docket title)
"Pardevant Les Notaires Royaux En l'Isle Martinique... M alexandre le vassor de la touche Ecuyer Sr. delongpré... reconnu avoir Vendu et livré... a Marie anne le vassor de la touche delongpré... une negresse servante... nommée Marthe rose Creole, fille D'angélique...", Original digital object name: bei-m129, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente de moitié de maison par Ms. des Vergers de Sanois... françoise Duchastel, Demoiselle son epouse [?]gneris du 6. [?]bre 1785 (docket title)
"Pardevant Les Notaires Royaux En L'Isle Martinique residence en la Ville du fort Royal Soussignéz and présent Messire Jean Baptiste Philippe Desvergers Ecuyer..." signed "Clavery" "Lamargue" "Gebure"[?]Jean-Baptiste Philippe Desvergers Ecuyer, Sieur de Sanois, and his wife, Dame Françoise Duchastel, sell a portion of a house to Mlle. de Ligneris and M. Louis Constant de Ligneris, chevalier de Saint-Louis, Lieutenant du Vaisseau du Roi.In grey folder of a Paris dealer., Original digital object name: bei-m308, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente par S: chd: Mongonyon dell. Céline Sr. Jean Jean à Mer. de la Touche (docket title, at top of page)
Signed "Clavery Grard" with embossed seal.Sale of Acajou., Original digital object name: bei-m563, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vera Cruz, 24 May 1824. ALS to Governor Victoria Guadalupe of...
"A S. E. Monsieur Le Général Victoria Guadalupe Gouverneur de La Province de La Vera Cruz et commandt Les Troupes Mexicaines. Excellence. arrivé depuis deux jours sur le Brick du Roi de France Le Génie, avec des dépîches de Monsieur Le Comte Donzelot gouverneur de la Martinique... " signed "Le Lieut de Nav C Samouel" Asks for passport.with, Original digital object name: bei-m531a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Versailles, 11 March 1766. Printed form, blanks filled in ms.,...
"De par le Roy Sa Majesté [ayant nommé le Sr. Beauregard de Telincourt Capitaine de fregate pour commander le flute la Coulisse..." signed "Loüis.", Original digital object name: bei-m178a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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