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Ms. Envelope sheet addressed to "Daniel Skilling..., ca. 1800-1801?
Original digital object name: bei-m406c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ms. letter to Monsieur de la…, Martinique?, 11 Aug. 1779.
Signed, "Monsieur L'Arrivée imprévue de Mr Le Cte D'Estaing, Et le Depart dans deux ou trois Jours d'un Convoy quil fera escorter, me permet Encore de vous Ecrire..." signed "Barré de St Venand."Concerns the interruption of the sugar trade and its anticipated recovery with D'Estaing's capture of Grenada., Original digital object name: bei-m265, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
My Lady Bendyshe's Declaracon concerning Bidemill House plantacon 1678. (docket title)
First line: "To all whom these prsents Shall come Dame Martha...", "To all To whom these prsents Shall come Dame Martha Bendysh... Sendeth Greeting Whereas In and by one Indenture bearing date [25 Jan. 1675]... All that... plantation... called... Bide Mill House... in the Island of Barbados in parts beyond the Seas..." signed "Mart," rest of signature and seal cut out., Original digital object name: bei-m018, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
My Lady Bendyshes Settlement of her Barbadoes Estate Dated the 19 day of Aprill 1690// (docket title)
First line: "This Indenture Tripartitie... Between Dame Martha..." [first line], "This Indenture Tripartite... Between Dame Martha Bendyshe... of the first part William Cherry... of the second part and William Fleetwood... John Shipton... and Richard Snagge... of the third part Whereas... Sr John Bendyshe and Dame Martha... Did... sell... Bide Millhouse Plantatõn..." signed by Martha Bendyshe, William Cherry, William Fletewode, John Shipton, Richard Snagg with seals.Property includes 360 acres in the parishes of St. John and St. Philip, slaves, sugar mills, and appurtenances.Includes revocation of annuity dated 8 August 1692., Original digital object name: bei-m028, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mémoire dur l'Etat actuel des Colonies... [1774]
Mémoire sur l'Etat actuel des Colonies. ..."On ne met pas en question l'utilité des Colonies pour la france... Ce memoire n'a pour objet que d'en faire connoitre l'Etat actuel...", Original digital object name: bei-m226a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mémoire sur le Mancenillier vénéneux. faisant partie d'un ouvrage Sur les Plantes vénéneuses, Les Insectes et Les Poissons vénéneux. Les vers, les méduses, les physalides, et les crustacés qui se trouvent à la Gaudeloupe. Sur le mal d'estomac des Nègres,
Mémoire sur le Mancenillier vénéneux. faisant partie d'un ouvrage Sur les Plantes vénéneuses, Les Insectes et Les Poissons vénéneux. Les vers, les méduses, les physalides, et les crustacés qui se trouvent à la Gaudeloupe. Sur le mal d'estomac des Nègres, Les empoisonnements qu'ils font aux hommes et aux bestiaux, et les moyens qu'ils emploient pour faire avorter les femmes. Par J.B. Ricord Madianna Docteur en Médecine de l'Université de New-York. Membre de plusieurs Sociétés savantes, d'Europe et d'Amérique. (ms. title-page)Dated after 25 Feb. 1822 (see p. [51]; see also Ricord's letter to Landenoy dated 6 Jan. 1823, M519 in this catalogue).Contains footnotes, references, citations.Part of the work for Recherches et expériences sur les poisons d'Amérique, tirés des trois règnes de la nature, et envisagés sous les rapports de l'histoire naturelle, de la physiologie, de la pathologie et de la chimie; avec un essai sur l'empoisonnement par les miasmes des marais, le mal d'estomac des nègres <cachexia africana> et les maladies qui ressemblent aux empoisonnemens, pour servir a la toxicologie générale du continent d'Amérique et des Antilles, 1st pub. Bordeaux, Lavalle, 1826; cf. BN151:752; Sabin A71251; NUC 494:177 (NR 0262897), Original digital object name: bei-m511, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Napoléon par la Grace de Dieu et la Volonté Nationale Empereur. . .
Napoléon par la Grace de Dieu et la Volonté Nationale Empereur des Française. A tous présentes à Venir Salut:-- Le Tribunal Civil de 1re. instance du département de la Seine Séans au Palais de Justice à Paris a rendu en l'audience publique de la 1re. Chambre du dit Tribunal, le Jugement dont la teneur Suit:= Audience du Samedi 8 Avril 1854.= Entre: 1ent. Made. Marie Catherine Cécile de la Grange, veuve de M. Louis Claude Marie Calixte Cte. Levassor de la Touche, propriètaire demeurant à Marly le Roi (Seine et Oise).= 2me. M. Louis Alfred Marie Calixte Levassor de la Touche, propriètaire demeurant à Marly le Roi.= Agissant, Made. Vde. Comtesse de la Conche, tant à raison de Ses reprises et avantages matrimoniaux que de la Communauté de biens ayant existé entr'elle et le Gen(?) Son mari.= Et M. de la Touche, comme héritier pour 1/4 de M. le Comte de la Touche Son predécessor ainsi que les dites qualités résultant de l'intitulé de l'inventaire ci après enoncé.=..., Original digital object name: bei-m584a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Napoléon par la grace de Dieu et la volonté nationale; Empereur...
Napoléon par la grâce de Dieu et la volonté nationale; Empereur des Français; a tous présents et à venir, salut;= Le Juge tenant l'audience publique de la chambre des criés(?) du tribunal civil de 1ère instance du département de la Seine, séant au palais de Justice à Paris, a rendu le Jugement dont la teneur Suit:= Sur le cahier des charges signé par Me. Dervaux, avoué en ce tribunal, suivant en forme timbré en déposé an greffe descriées par l'acte dont la teneur suit:= L'an 1855, le 2 mai au greffe a comparu M Jolly, avoué, substituant Me Dervaux, avoué de Mrd. Levassor, dela Touche.= Lequel a déposé..., Original digital object name: bei-m586a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Narrative of the Circumstances that led to the late important...
Narrative of the Circumstances that led to the late important Victory at Sea April 12th 1782Begins "The Count de Grasse had been promised by his Court a Reinforcement of twelve sail of the Line, to be with him in November. They actually sail'd in December, but the bold manouvres of Kempenfelt in attacking a Convoy in sight, and within command of a superior Fleet, with the subsequent stormy weather, for that time frustrated their views..."Ends, "This action, besides its immediate political consequences, has decided a point a [?], that never was doubted of till the present war. Every honest Englishman believed firmly, that Frenchmen never could stand a firm close fire, but all our men of sentiment, and all who affected to know more than others, as firmly maintained that we had no advantage... Now it appears, that... the way to receive least damage... is to engage near...", Original digital object name: bei-m283, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Nevis and St. Christophers Debentures, 3 July 1725
[Nevi]s and St. Christophers Debentures.Payment to Sir Lambert Blackwell, Bart., pursuant to "An Act for paying of and cancelling One Million of Exchequer-Bills, and to give Ease to the South-Sea Company...", Original digital object name: bei-m045
New Smyrna, E. F. 27th Feby 1840. ALS to Hon. J. L. Tillinghast...
Original digital object name: bei-m564a, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Newington, 24 April 1788. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
About a shorted cargo., Original digital object name: bei-m319, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 101, 10 March 1813, James Benidge of Saint Christopher
Signed, To all Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War and Privateers..."Printed by Command of His Excellency By William Collins."Occasioned by the current war with the United States, these permits allowed trading from Antigua in an unarmed vessel "bearing any Flag except that of France."No. 101,James Benidge of Saint Christopher, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 101, 10 March 1813, James Benidge of Saint Christopher, "with..
No. 101,James Benidge of Saint Christopher "with permission to touch at Saint Bartholomews," 22.9 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
No. 121, 24 March 1813, Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua.
No. 121,Nathaniel and Daniel Hill of Antigua, 22.6 cm., Original digital object name: bei-m472c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.
No.9. Journal, kept by Edward H. Seymour. Commencing [last quarter] 10th March 1890. Ending [full moon] 8th Jan. 1893 (ms. title-page).
No.9. Journal, kept by Edward H. Seymour. Commencing [last quarter] 10th March 1890. Ending [full moon] 8th Jan. 1893 (ms. title-page).Begins: "...Hyères. Agua. quieter change if any favourable. Dr. Carmack gives a v. prom account of t honesty of Hyères shopkeepers, or Hyèresois. ..."Illustrated with tipped-in maps, photos, clippings., Original digital object name: bei-m604, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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