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Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christophers (ms. cover title).
First line: Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christopher [Cover Title], Probably written in Dullingham, England, Original digital object name: bei-m003h, Hough and Hough notes: Old Accounts of the Manor of Wingfield on the Island of St. Christophers (ms. cover title). Codex account book bound in vellum, marbled endpapers. Some dampstain. 1 leaf, leaves [1-7] excised, 8-58, [6], 7 blank, [1], 1-9, [1] leaves with ms., 82 blank leaves. Interleavings include receipts; calculations; building plans; "a Copy of Sr. Wm. Stapletons Grant of 1685 the use of the Old Road River with permission to build Mills & Indego works & & &" (1p. ms.); "1685 Resceived of Capt. Athy this Book on ye 12th of November 1685 By me Christopher Jeaffreson" "This Schedule and Award Made on the 27 of August 1685 between Capt. Chrisr Ieaffreson and Ensign Edwd Thome" (ms., 20p., 30.2 cm.); Inventory of Wingfields 29 July 1685 by Lt. Zachariah Rice Lt Francis Kerie (docket title); "Copy of the Act of the Genll. Council & Assembly of the Leeward Jslands touching Comrs. & an Agent for the said Jslands./ for Capt Jeffreyson" (docket title (ms., 4p., 29.2 cm.; St. Johns, Antigua, 8 Nov. 1690); "...An Act for appointing Cõmrs. and an Agent to Negotiate and Mannage the Affaires of the Leeward Jslands as also for setting a Fund for the defraying the Expence & Charge of such Negotiation & procureing of divers necessaries for the Use and benefit of said Jslands..."
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.
On board the Cambridge, St John's Road, Antigua, 26 Aptil 1758...
"Sir I have much Pleasure in acquainting you that your Wine is safe..."Has promise of a puncheon of rum, Moore's squadron has had little action off Martinique and will try again soon to meet with a rumoured French fleet, general opinion that if St. Eustatius were not supplying the French with bare necessities their islands would by now be free of inhabitants. "I grow quite sick of Sun Beams, and don't care how soon we are comanded to leave this confounded Country... Bringloe.", Original digital object name: bei-m130, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Preliminary sketch for plans, possibly for buildings on the Dullingham, England or Wingfield, St. Kitts estates. Undated
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-18
Rear Adml. Harvey's Order for constructing 4 Carronade Carriages 24th Septr. 1796 (docket title)
Signed, "By Henry Harvey Esqr. Rear Admiral of the Red, Commander in Chief &amp, -&amp, -&amp, -" "To Isaac Richard Robert Esqr: Ordnance Storekeeper Antigua," an order for carronade carriages for HMS Pudrix, signed "Hen: Harvey" and "J G Briggs."Sir Henry Harvey became Rear Admiral of the Red July 1794, in April 1796 was appointed commander-in-chief in the Leeward Islands. In the following February, together with Sir Ralph Abercrombie, he took possession of Trinidad and later made an unsuccessful attempt to seize Puerto Rico (DNB)., Original digital object name: bei-m386, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Receipt Book December 1 1794 (spine title).
Receipt Book December 1 1794 (spine title).With about 10 small, lively color drawings of exotic birds and one full-page pencil drawing with castle, trees, lake., Original digital object name: bei-m365, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Receipt from Christopher Jeaffreson to George Atkinson and Jeremiah Cushinge, March 1, 1680
First line: Received this day of Christopher Jeaffreson one hogshead of..., 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-03
Release from Miss Martha Gilbert and Mr William Dawes and Grace his Wife of two annuities of £20 and two legacies of £500 charged contingenting upon the Estates of The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert in Antigua.-- (docket title)
Martha Gilbert (Antigua, spinster) and William and Grace Dawes (Antigua) release all annuities and legacies on Nathaniel Gilbert's Antigua estates; signed "Martha Gilbert" "Wm Dawes" "Grace Dawes.", Original digital object name: bei-m517, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Reports relating to Mr. Gordon's Estates in the West Indies, 1821 (Memorandum to accompany "Folio on [?] property in the W. Indies")
Original digital object name: bei-m526a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Reports Relating to Mr. Gordon's Estates in the West Indies, 1824
Detailed reports to an absentee landlord, James Adam Gordon, by his agent, John Johnson, regarding condition of his sugar plantations, details on slaves, etc., Original digital object name: bei-m526a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Rough Sketch of Agreement to Capt Burell (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made of _ day of _ In ye yeare of o'r Lord God one thousand six hundred ninty and..., Probably written from Dullingham, Original digital object name: bei-m003o
Salem, 7 March, 1758. ALS to Davenport and Co.,...
"Gentm: Yours favours p post I Recd.... the underwriters... decline writing to Antigua on any terms and the premium to Nevis, St Kitts, 'Statia or any of the Virgin Island directly from Portsmouth is 20 p Ct: but then you must give the Master possitive Orders to fall to Leeward of the Port he designs for... by running down the Latitude of Antigua they go right in the way of the French Privateers..." signed "Will: Vans", Original digital object name: bei-m128, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Schedule and award made the 27 of August 1685 between Captain Christopher Jeaffreson and Ensign Edward Thorne
First line: 1685. Received of Capt. Athy this book on ye 12th of November 1685 by me Christopher Jeaffreson, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-07
Settlement on the Marriage of Captain Jas. Athill with Miss Selina Bishop Of a Plantation Slaves stock and premises in the Island of Antigua. (docket title)
"Sold by T. Steel, Stationer, No. 12, Chancery Lane, London. Writings Engrossed and copied." engr. in initial.Hon. Samuel Byam Athill (late of Antigua); James Athill (Capt., H.M. Royal Navy); Selina Theresa Bishop (Middlesex, spinster); William Henry Fremantle (Middlesex), John Bishop (London), Samuel Turner (Middlesex), and Charles Turner (Liverpool); signed "Samuel B. Athill" "James Athill" "Selina Theresa Bishop" "Willm Henry Fremantle" "John Bishop" "Saml Turner" "Charles Turner.", Original digital object name: bei-m503b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Settlement on the Marriage of Willm. Maxwell Esqr. with Miss Mary Charlotte Beuverie. (docket title)
"Sold by Iohn Abram Stationer Post Office Middle Temple Lane" engr. in initial.To provide support for Mary Charlotte Bouverie, William Maxwell grants Edward Bouverie the younger, Everard Fawkener (one of the Commissioners of the Revenue arising from the duty of Stamps), and Patrick Maxwell proceeds from administration of the Richmond plantation in Antigua; signed "Will Maxwell" "Mary Charlotte Bouverie" "Ed Bouverie Junr" "Edward Fawkener" "Patrick Maxwell" "Edwd Bouverie", Original digital object name: bei-m401, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Several preliminary sketches for plans, possibly for buildings on the Dullingham, England or Wingfield, St. Kitts estates. Undated
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-19
Sir William Codrington's Proper Acct... 1 Jan.-31 Dec. 1776...
...Sir William Codrington's Proper Acct. ...Entries for "The Island of Barbuda"; "Rum"; "Samuel Redhead"; "Publick of Antigua"; "William Whitehead"; "Voyage to Dublin"; "Plantations"; "Sloop George"; "Robt Jeaffreson" "Nathl Gilbert dec'd."; "James Athill"; "William Byam"; "Samuel Byam"; and "Sir Ralph Payne.", Original digital object name: bei-m241, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Sr Wm Stapletons Grant of Wingfield Manor Plantation -- with the Original Grant of the use of the Water in the Old Road River for the benefit of the Wingfield Manor Estate to build Mills and Indego Works and ...(docket title).
First line: S'r William Stapleton Baronette Cap'tt Gen'er and Cheiffe sovern'e[?] in and over his Maj'ties Carribe Leeward Islands in America. To all Xtian People to whom these Pressents..., Original digital object name: bei-m003e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Signed "Wm: Stapleton"
St Xts. 26 May 1748 From Lt. Genll. Fleming abt Watt's Negros &c. K (docket title).
"Sir This is to acknowledge the favour of Your Excellency's last letter... the affair of Mr. Jarvis's Land. His demand of 1000l (I suppose he means currency) is too much... Gilbt: Fleming"Refers to a letter to Judge William Burt., Original digital object name: bei-m099a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
St. Kitts, 2 Feb. 1736/7. Ms. Letter to His Excellency the Capt. General …
Signed, "May it Please Your Excellency Sir I coud not possibly find one opportunity sooner to Send Mrs Mathew the gray Silk My wife who begs Your Excellency to make her Compliments to Your Lady hopes it will please... Thomson the Marshall dyed the day I left Antego, his affairs are in the greatest confusion... I doubt not but Your Excellency has perused the Memorial I had the honour to present concerning the Accounts of the Revenue none of which have yet been laid before me As D Auditor..."Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m066, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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