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Letters, 10 June and 9 July 1692
"Sir Not having any thing of consequence to import to the Lords of the Committee I think it would be impertinent to trouble them now with my Letters..." and "Sr. The Letter on the other side was upon Second thoughts Sent you By the Mary-- tho her Comdr. be an arrant Sott yett the Leutt is a sober fellow...", Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029h
Lieut General Sir George Beckwith's Authority to draw Bills upon The Right Honble The Paymaster General to the Amount of £60,000 Sterling... (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m460, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Line of Battle. On board HMS Terrible, Gros Islet Bay, St. Lucia... (docket title)
Line of Battle."The Magnificent to lead with the Starbd. and the Triumph to lead with the Larboard Tacks on board. ..." signed "Josa. Rowley" "To Captn. Houlton Comr. of His Majs. Ship the Montagu."Rear Admiral Joshua Rowley commanded the rear of Rodney's fleet at the battle of St. Lucia, 17 April. Rodney had ordered every ship to "steer for her opposite in the enemy's line." Rowley followed the "Additional Fighting Instructions" to the letter but Rodney had a different concept and he blamed Rowlay (and Parker, who commanded the van) for the loss of "that glorious opportunity &lt, perhaps never to be recovered&gt, of terminating the naval contest in these seas." Rowley was castigated by his chief and here defends himself.Lists one frigate, ten ships, eleven commanders, and one division., Original digital object name: bei-m272, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
List of acreages naming "Mooreys" "North Lands" "Tyeland Farm"...
A Copy of Capt. Fortes Pedegree. 1 p. ms. genealogical tree., Original digital object name: bei-m535d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
List of papers relating to Stores for Barbados and the Leeward Islands with what proceedings have been had thereupon. (docket title)
Covers 8 March through 26 August 1734. "before the Privy Council" added to the same title at head of first page. On the "sorts and stores of war... necessary for the defence of the Island of Barbados..." see PRO. CST. Colonial, 1734-1735, 152, 170., Original digital object name: bei-m059, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
London, 27 May 1766. ALS to Montgomery and Wentworth
"Sir We have perused the papers sent us respecting the loss of the Elizabeth, but are at a Loss whether the Policy was valued or not..." signed "Trecothick and Apthorp"with, on verso: "Gentn. The above is copy of a Letter this minute received, I send it you for your Government, and shall wait with impatience for the papers and power of Attorney..." dated "Bristol 30th May" and signed "Stephen Apthorp.", Original digital object name: bei-m179, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
London, 8 Nov. 1759. Ms. Letter to Davenport and Wentoworth,...
Signed, "...I have the pleasure to inform you that your Ship Pretty Nancy is Arrived in the River and good part of her Loading delivered. ..."with, on the same page:"...Your Ship is cleared this day and next thursday will be put up at publick Sale..." signed "Wm Baker", Original digital object name: bei-m141, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
London, 8 Nov. 1769. ALS to Davenport and Wentworth...
Original digital object name: bei-m197, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Maj to Lt. Jonathan A. Atkins Governor of Barbados. Approved in Councill (docket title)
First line: Trustie and beloved. When... We designed You..., "Trustie and beloved. When... We designed You Governour of Our Island of Barbados... The particulars which chiefly give us offence are these. First that concerning Our Farmers of the four and a half per cent weighing the Casks of Sugar. Secondly, the complaint of the want of sufficient supply of Negroes from the Royal African Company. Thirdly, which is the main matter, a dispensation proposed of the Acts of Navigation and Trade. Concerning which when You have review'd Your late Adresse of the 4/14th July 1676 to Our Committees of Trade and Plantations... We choose rather to caution you upon this occasion...", Original digital object name: bei-m015
Majr. Brigade Browns Receipt for his pay to the 14th Decr...
Majr. Brigade Browns Receipt for his pay to the 14th Decr. ..."Received from His Excellency General Leyborne..." signed "G Hewett."Relates to the 70th Regiment on service to suppress the Carib rebellion.On George Hewett see 1772 Army List, p. 125, and Hugh W. Pearse, History of the 31st Foot Huntingdonshire Regt. 70th Foot Surrey Regt. Subsequently 1st and 2d Battalions The East Surrey Regiment, London, 1916, vol. 1, pp. 245-246. Hewett was "Major of Brigade", James Bruce was major of the regiment., Original digital object name: bei-m215, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mangrove Est for 1931 and 1932
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 1p., Original digital object name: bei-m535nn, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Marjorie to Joe, 11 Dec. [19]55
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 4p., Original digital object name: bei-m535pp, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Marjorie to Muriel on the history of Mangrove plantation and the...
[George C. Pile] to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 6p., Original digital object name: bei-m535oo, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memo re Weekes Family
H. G. Cumming to Gertrude Weekes. ALS, 2p. and envelope., Original digital object name: bei-m535i, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Military Remarks Relative to the Island of Guadeloupe by Archd: Campbell Capt: Lieut: Engineer. 1766. (ms. title-page)
Military Remarks Relative to the Island of Guadeloupe by Archd: Campbell Capt: Lieut: Engineer. 1766. (ms. title-page)"Contents... Necessary information previous to the attack of Guadeloupe... Siege of Fort Royal... Attack of the Grand Camp... attack of the Dosdáne... Grand Ance... Fort George... Grande Reduit...""Introduction. As it has been at all times a Settled Maxim in Military Discipline; that it is the indispensible duty of every Officer, to be assiduous in making his Observations...""Archd: Campbell Capt: Lieut: Engineer" at end of text.Refers to three plans and four sketches which are not present., Original digital object name: bei-m174, 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
On a Certificate of provisions... St. Vincent, 9 May 1775
...On a Certificate of provisions......Shipped to the Island of Saint Vincents, by John Durand Esqr, Contractor for Victualling the forces in the Ceded Islands... Ilchester... Comptrollers Office 9 May 1775...Ilchester's seal at bottom., Original digital object name: bei-m234, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.

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