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Barbados A State of an Accompt of John Spencer Esq &c Farmers of the 4 and 1/2 pCent there for 2 yeares ended at X/ms 1672 (docket title)
First line: The Island of Barbadoes, A breife State of the Accompt..., "The Island of Barbadoes, A Breife State of the Accompt of Robert Spencer Esqr. Sr Charles Wheeler Barrt. John Strode and George March Esqrs. Farmrs. of the Impost on Custome Granted to his Matie. ... by the Inhabitants of the Island of Barbadoes, to bee raised upon ye Native Comodities thereof after the rate of fower and a halfe in specie p Centum. Made up for two whole yeares ended at Xsmãs 1672. ..." signed "R Auldworth Audtr.""Co. 49-4/ N.- No. 1 Southwell MSS" on 1st p.John Carter Brown Library has a similar document--cf. Handler 172., Original digital object name: bei-m013
Barbados By His Excellency Sr. Thomas Robinson... 24 June 1743...
Barbados By His Excellency Sr. Thomas Robinson...Affidavit for Susanna Brome's bond. Susanna Brome, widow, and Sir John Eyles contested lands in Barbados. See Handler, Supplement 11 for two printed works relating to the case (one refers to Browne, Susanna), and Handler 124 for MSS. in the Institute of Jamaica., Original digital object name: bei-m082, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados, 15 Dec. 1781. ALS to Hon. T. Townshend
"Dear Sir! It has not been for want of a due Sense of the Attention and Civilities I received at your Hands, whilst I was in London solliciting the Matter of the Petition of the Assembly of St. Vincent against Governor Morris... The attempt made by General Vaughan and Admiral Rodney 12 months ago to retake the Island, has been productive of more mischief to the wretched English Inhabitants than the Scandalous Shameful manner in which the Island was first given up... as if the measure of the Inhabitants' misery was not complete by the Capture of the Island, this mock Expedition was contrived to abandon them to the rage and brutality of inhuman Savages, who indiscriminately massacred Whites and Blacks, burned and destroyed all the Buildings and Plantations in their way before they cou'd be checked..." signed "Michl J Keane" with postscript., Original digital object name: bei-m276, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados, 24 Aug. 1756. Ms., 29 p. 36.9 cm… [Copy of a petition]
[Copy of a petition]"Barbados. By His Excellency Charles Pinfold Esquire... Governor... To all to whome these presents shall or may concern Greeting Know ye that... George Taylor Lewis Esquire Deputy Register... Court of Chancery... made Oath... that the several Copies following &lt, Vizt.&gt, the Copy of the Petition of John Pratt of HighWood-Hill in... Middlesex Esquire and Sarah his wife late Sarah Eyles and Elizabeth Eyles of... Middlesex Spinster... are true Copies..." signed "Chas: Pinfold"On the matter and consequences of a defective mortgage on a Barbados sugar plantation formerly owned by Samuel Broome, whose widow Susanna Brome, executrix Hillary Broome, and heir William Brome, are involved. Petition was dismissed and the request for appeal denied.Phillipps Ms. 25652.Handler (Supplement, p. 11) cites two documents dated 1741 which appeared in Henry Stevens' catalogue Rare Americana (London, 1927, p. 529) concerning this case. Sir John Eyles was the claimant at that date., Original digital object name: bei-m123, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados, 28 Feb. 1804. Ms. Affidavi
"Barbados, Personally appeared before me William Thomas Lytcott... a small Sorrel Mare... purchased in a Cargo by Isaac D. Goddard, from Captn Harvey Hyde... was claimed... by James Barnard, as... brought from Hartford without his Knowledge...", signed "W. T. Lytcott" with "J Walton" as justice of the peace., Original digital object name: bei-m426, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados. Governor.
Barbados. Governor.Lt. Governor Mundy to His Grace The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos Transmits further address from Assembly with regard to an Engineer..., Original digital object name: bei-m600b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Barbados? 1701? Ms. Estimate
Estimates for Charge of the like Quantity of Studs[?]... to Barbados as well sent Martinique in 1702... fixt with Bazanetti -- and also of the Charge ... a supply of Studs to the Leeward Islds..., Original digital object name: bei-m034a
Basseterre, Guadeloupe, 28 Sept. 1848. Ms. Letter to a friend in France...
"Mon cher confrère and ami. Il y a bien longtems que je ne vous ai écrit... j'ai peu à peine correspondre avec ma famille... un nouveau Directeur de l'Interieur nous est arrivé, il me rend à la liberté... Le paquet qui suivit celui qui nous avait apporté la République nous apprit que M. Arago avait eu la faiblesse ou l'imprudence de céder à M. Schoelcher la Direction des affaires Coloniales..."The first section ends: "Je viens de traier de la situation... un tableau bien triste; Si je m'arrîtai pourtant ici, vous n'en connaîtriez pas toute l'horreur... Les dépenses du Service local de 1848 avaient été traiés... de la maniere suivante:" [follow 2 pages of figures, ending:] "Il était donc du à cette époque. . . . . . . . . 350,000.00"The second part (p. 13) begins: "Le restant à recouvrer s'élève en ce moment à F. 923000-- Mais il n'y a presque plus rien à percevoir sur l'impôt à la sortir des sucres, je vous ai dit plus haut que jusqu'en décembre il se ferait à peine quatre mille... Que sera notre situation en 1849?... Ce dernier malheur [the absence of legislative power for the island], le plus grand de tous peut ître, nous le devons en entier à M. Schoelcher. Il a toujours pensé que l'abolition de l'esclavage n'exigeait aucun mesure speciale... Il serait trop long de vous dire tout ce que nous souffrons, tout ce que nous avons souffert de l'insuffisance des pouvoirs legislatifs..." signed "A Liguison", Original digital object name: bei-m578, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Beauregard (fl. 1801). St. Pierre, Martinique, 13 Feb. 1801.
Beauregard (fl. 1801)."Je reconnois Devoir a monsieur De Lafresnaye La somme De..." signed "a St. pierre ce 13 fevrier 1801 Beauregard", Original digital object name: bei-m413c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bermuda, 30 June 1751. Ms. Letter, signed to "M" Thomas Cross…
Signed, "Dear Sir I wrote You... abt. Majr. Hinson's Affair wth. Stevenson... Majr Hinson wd be glad to Know... the Book dept against Geo Dickinson's Estate, recoverable or not. This will be delivered you by Mr. Elias Ferris..." On Elias Ferris see Oliver, Hist. Antigua I:250.Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m107, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bermuda, Oct. 1815. ALS to John D. Anderson
Warrant. No. Bermuda, alias Somers' Islands.}... Printed form, blanks filled in ms., 1p. 32 cm. All signed "Jas Cockburn"; all directing John D. Anderson Esqr., Deputy Assistant Commissary General, to pay monies to:John Joseph Fawcett, Assistant Surgeon, 62d Regt. 24 Sept. 1815"several persons" 24 Oct. 1815H. B. McKenzie "Philip Hudson "James E. Forbes ""several persons" "" "" "" "Philip Hudson "H. B. McKenzie "Philip Hudson Dec. 1815"several persons" "" "John Jos. Fawcett ""several persons" "H. B. McKenzie 24 Feb. 1816"several persons" "James Cassidy ""several persons" 24 April 1816" 24 June 1816" "Philip Hudson "H. B. McKenzie ""several persons" "Cockburn governed Bermuda from 1811 to 1819., Original digital object name: bei-m482, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bill and receipt, Barbados, 28 March 1716
"Examined for the Use of the Honble Mr Audr Harley 42 Journals of the Duty of 4 1/2 p Cent..." signed "p Pet: Gard"Edward Harley (1664-1735) was MP and Auditor of Imprest., Original digital object name: bei-m039
Bill of Sale for the Brigg Free Mason. (docket title)
Sir James Douglas was co-owner., Original digital object name: bei-m146, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bill of lading for a sack of coffee, Martinique, 21 Feb. 1756...
[bill of lading for a sack of coffee]"...Antoine Prestavery pour Compte and Risque de Demoiselle Claire Beridot... pour porter... à Marseille... un Sac Caffé...", Original digital object name: bei-m120, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bill of lading for coffee, Le Havre, 8 June 1786. Printed form...
[bill of lading for coffee]Pierre Augustin LeBourgeois consigns coffee to the ship Solide for Le Havre, where it is received and signed for on the verso by Messrs. Feray and Harb., Original digital object name: bei-m310, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bill of lading, Bordeaux, 27 April 1790. Printed form, blanks filled...
[bill of lading]Le Vieux, captain of le Neptune, agrees to deliver red and muscat wines from Jean Jacques Boyer Frères to Mlle. M. de Poyenon[?] at Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe., Original digital object name: bei-m337, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bordeaux, 12 Aug. 1778. ALS to Pocquet de Puilhery
"Dear Sir I am now to acknowledge the Receipt of yr very kind and obliging Letter... It will give me pleasure to hear that [all your family] have been carried safely thro the Small-pox... His most Xtian Majesty it seems hath concluded a Treaty of Friend Ship between France and the United States of America..." signed "David Jeffries", Original digital object name: bei-m258, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Bordeaux, 17 March 1817. ALS to Mme. Levassor
"je Suis Bien Sensible Mon aimable Niéce, a Linteret que vous voulez Bien prendre a Ma Santé... R. Desvallon", Original digital object name: bei-m486, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Boston, 10 Aug. 1753. Ms. Letter to Hugh Wentworth, signed…
Signed, The Wentworth family, merchants of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, traded from New England to the West Indies and Europe. There are 73 items covering the years 1753 through 1797., Original digital object name: bei-m115a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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