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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.
Ordinance and Ordinance Stores proposed for the Island of St. Christophers pursuant to an Order of Council dated the 23rd. December 1731
A Proportion of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores proposed for the Island of St Christophers pusuant to an Order of Council dated the 23d. December 1731. -- ...Signed "Th. Roebuck."See PRO. CSP. Colonial, 1731, 554: (Dec. 16) Petition of Thomas Beake, Agent of St. Christophers, to the Council of Trade and Plantations. The said island hath for some time past been in a very weak and impaired condition in regard to its forts, fortifications and all manner of stores, and tho' its Condition was so bad is now rendered much worse by an accident of having the principal magazine in the island lately blown up by lightning in which was contained the greatest part of the arms and ammnubition belonging to the said island whereby they were all destroyed. ...", Original digital object name: bei-m053
Original of Ansr. of Govr. of Curacoa to the Summons. (docket title)
"Commissaris se waarnemende hett Gouvernement an ylands Curacao en onderson ye Destructen Aan den Commandant van syn Brittanische Majesteyts Esquade vanissande voor Curacao..."Letter to Bligh from Dutch commissioners Cornelis Berch and A. de Beer refusing British invitation to capitulate., Original digital object name: bei-m425b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Pepperellboro', 1 Dec. 1790. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Sir I Recd yours pr Post, and am very sorry to find my Schooner is a Shore at Barnstable Bay... my Ship has arrived... her Cargo is in English Goods that will not Turn quick..." signed "Thos. Cutts", Original digital object name: bei-m341, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle (docket title)
First line: That ye Pet'ers having wholly submitted to y'r Ma'sty all theyr interests and pretensions..., Probably written in St, Kitts and Nevis, Puckering, Sir Henry, fl. 1663?"To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble Privy Counsill. This humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw and--George Goodman Esqrs... on ye Island of Barbados and other ye Chariby Islands, yr Maty was graciously pleased... to order and direct Francis Ld Willoughby of Parham... to pay... out of one moyty of ye revenue of the sd Islands... before any parts therof should bee payable to the Crowne...", Original digital object name: bei-m007b
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle. (docket title)
First line: Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors..., "To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble. Privy Councill. The humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw & George Goodman Esqrs. in ye behalf of themselves and ye Reste of ye Credrs. of James late Earle of Carlisle deceased..."Attempts to recover monies expended in Barbados and St. Lucia; cf. PRO. Calendar of State Papers. Colonial. 1661-1668, 482, 485, 486., Original digital object name: bei-m007c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Petition for Thomas Ker of Mersingtowne (docket title)
First line: To ye Lords of Maties most hon privie Counsell..., "To ye Lords of Maties most honll privie Counsell The humble petitioune of Thomas Ker of Mersingtowne Sheweth That gr[?] your petr haveing taillzied[?] his haill estate To Mr Alexr Swintoune advocatt in mariage with his Niece Upon conditioune of the name and armes of Ker to be assumed by the aires of the mariage The payt of the petrs debt And retaining the Lyferent use of the haill estate L-- -- e payeing to the said Mr Alexr the rents of the Just debts to be payed by him Conforme to the expresse conditioune of the taillzie[?] and backband[?] relative therto herewith produced Secondit with many oathes and asseveratiounes by word and Letter Notwithstanding gr[?] of the said Mr Alexr hath not onlie broken the taillzie and suspended the backband But also accompanied with a number of rude persons tooke your petr... [beat him up and--threw him in debtors' prison, from whence issueth this paper]..."Possibly the estate referred to in the agreement is in the West Indies., Original digital object name: bei-m012
Photo, map of Foul Bay, SE coast of Barbados; includes Mangrove...
Weekes genealogical chart. 2 or 3 p. in fragments, in plasticine., Original digital object name: bei-m535c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Plan of Landing Original-- 27th: Jany: 1809 -- P: B. --papers relative to the taking of Martinique... (docket title)
"The author of these plans was Captain Philip Beaver, R.N., commander of the Acasta, a 40-gun frigate, at the taking of Martinique. His diagrams of the first and second landings look like complicated football lineups, with positions of the various boats from the ships of the fleet, and listing "Captain S. T. Pechell R.N." "Captain Thos Cochrane R.N." "Captain John Dick R.N. to superintend the whole. P: Beaver." Below Beaver's own endorsement on the docket title is that of a famous naval scholar and artist, also present at the taking of Martinique.""Presented to the Hartwell M. S. Library 31 July 1830 by Capt W H Smyth R.N. 1st. Division of Capt. Beavers Papers.", Original digital object name: bei-m455, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Port Louis, 16 April 1745. To The Honble Coll: Jno. Cottrell… (first line)
John Cope, Lieutenant of Marines in Col. Cotterell's Company aboard HMS Anglesea, Capt. Jacob Elton, describes an engagement with the French man-of-war Apollon, Captain Belle Isle."Sir, I am sorry to give no better Account of the Detachment I had the Honour to Comãnd, than that they are Prisoners in France. ... On the 29th: of last Month, we gave Chace to a large Ship, which we took for a Martinico Man... She unhappily proved to be the Apollo of Rochefort... We engaged them... A third Broadside now tore us to Pieces... I believe it might be half an hour after the Death of Captain Elton when all finished with striking the Colours..." Upon the death of Captain Elton and his first lieutenant, command fell to the second lieutenant, Mr. Baker Phillips, who surrendered after a half hour fight. He was later court-martialled and shot. See Schomberg, Naval Chronology 1:212-213, who dates the action 22 April.Phillipps Ms. 28170., Original digital object name: bei-m091, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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