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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.
St. Kitts, 30 May 1748. Copy letter
"Sir I send your Excellency the foregoing... I have a letter from Judge Burt wherein he tells me... nothing of Watts's came to his hands but the Negros..." signed "Gilbt: Fleming", Original digital object name: bei-m099b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759. Antigua, 26 Feb...
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759."Gentlemen I... find markets Low and Crops very Bad... from Barbados to all our Leeward Islands... for want of Rain the Planters which used to Make a hundred hogshead Sugar cant make above twenty... our forces has Taken Grandtear But his not got Profusion of Gordeloup..." signed "Robt Stokell"Brought a cargo of "Boards Planks Jayst and Staves", sugar and rum extremely expensive., Original digital object name: bei-m136c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Sugar account sheet for the Douglas Estate, Antigua
[ms. sugar account sheet for the Douglas Estate, Antigua, a draft?], Original digital object name: bei-m143d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Honble. S. B. Athill to William Henry Fremantle Esqr. and others. } Lease for a Year. (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) has leased the plantation of Nicholas Lynch Esq. deceased to William Henry Fremantle, John Bishop, Samuel Turner, and Charles Turner; signed "Samuel B. Athill."Schedule of slaves, about 200 names, on second sheet., Original digital object name: bei-m503a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Lord Carleils graunt to Coll John Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Third day of Aprill in the fourth year of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God of England…, Date on manuscript is 1628 - not 1658, Original digital object name: bei-m003b, Hough and Hough notes: "Inrolled in the close Rolles in Chancery the fifteenth day of July in the yeare of our Lord 1658 [sic] By Humfrey Haggard... Earle of Carlile & Jefferson & Johnson."Carlisle had been granted a royal patent on 2 July 1627, appointing him Lord Proprietor of the English Caribbee Islands. This grant for 1,000 acres in St. Kitts "now in the actual possession and occupation of the said John Jeaffreson, but late being parcel of certain gardens late belonging to the Indian Savages of the Island" was to Jeaffreson and Johnson, in reward for help in "keeping the Island against the Savages and others" and for "defeating, suppressing and conquering of the Natives and other Savage inhabitants of the Island... indeavouringe to have slayne and extirpated the said John and other his majesties subjects there then planted, dwelling and inhabiting."
The Petition, of the Coloured Inhabitants, of the Island of Antigua. (ms. title-page)
The Petition, of the Coloured Inhabitants, of the Island of Antigua. (ms. title-page)"Antigua -- To The Honorable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled. -- The Humble Petition of the Undersigned for themselves and on behalf of the other Free Inhabitants not being Whites, Sheweth, That Your Petitioners... pray for a redress... Your Petitioners have presented several petitions to the local Legislature... Your Petitioners despairing of... change... are impelled to lay their grievances before Your Honorable House... Your Petitioners... are prevented from being employed on Plantations as Overseers or Managers... are not eligible to hold Commissions in the Militia... nor to serve as Grand Jurors, Petit Jurors, or even on Coroners' Inquests... excluded from Parochial Aid..."Signed with 316 names., Original digital object name: bei-m547a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Proper Accot. Of Sir Willm. Codrington...Jan.-Dec. 1775...
...The Proper Accot. of Sir Willm. Codrington...Entries for "The Island of Barbuda"; "Rum"; "Sugar"; "Samuel Redhead"; "Publick of Antigua"; "William Whitehead"; "Voyage to Dublin"; "Plantations"; and "Sloop George.", Original digital object name: bei-m231, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Representatives of Mrs. Grace Webb deceased to Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert } Deed for releasing Mrs. Gilberts estate in the Island of Antigua from all arrears of interest hitherto accrued on a certain legacy or sum of
Thomas Wright (Bristol merchant; only acting executor of Grace Webb); Gilbert Webb ("of Cornwall in the United States of America"; son and heir of Grace Webb); and The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert (Antigua clerk; owner of Gilbert's and Mangrove estates); signed "Thos Wright.", Original digital object name: bei-m514a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Representatives of Mrs. Grace Webb deced to Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert } Deed for releasing upon the terms within mentioned> Mrs. Gilberts Estate in the Island of Antigua from all arrears of Interest hitherto accrued on a certain Legacy or sum of £100
Signed "Thos Wright" "Gilbert Webb" "Nathaniel Gilbert.", Original digital object name: bei-m514b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Rev.d Dr. Littlehales and others to Sir John Aubrey and others } Assignment and declaration of Trust.- (docket title)
"This Indenture Quadrupartite... Between The Reverend Joseph Laurentius Littlehales... Margaret his wife... of the first part, Joseph Keeling... Bamber Gascoyne... and Joseph Gascoyne... of the second part Sir John Aubrey... Peter William Baker... and Baker John Sellon... of the third part and Martha Elizabeth Littlehales, Joseph Gascoyne Littlehales and Sophia Littlehales the Children of the said Joseph Laurentius Littlehales and Margaret his Wife of the fourth part Whereas Sir Crisp Gascoyne Knight... gave the Residue... unto his said two sons Bamber Gascoyne and Joseph Gascoyne and... Margaret Littlehales... to be divided between them share and share alike..." signed by Joseph Laurentius Littlehales, Margaret Littlehales, Sir John Aubrey, Peter William Baker, Baker John Sellon, Bamber Gascoyne, Joseph Keeling, Joseph Gascoyne, Joseph Gascoyne Littlehales, and Martha Elizabeth Littlehales., Original digital object name: bei-m343, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Revd. Nathaniel Gilbert to Messrs. Cardale Sliffe and Russell. } Mortgage of Gilbert's Mangrove Richmond's Chapman's and Howard's Estates in the Island of Antigua. (Docket title)
This is probably a copy, as it is without signatures or seals."This Indenture... Between The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert... of the one part and John Bate Cardale, John Sliffe and James Ward Russell... of the other part Whereas... Nathaniel Gilbert... is... seized or entitled of or to... the Gilberts Estate and the Mangrove Estate... And... Richmonds Chapmans and Howards Plantations situate in... Antigua... And Whereas the said John Bate Cardale John Sliffe and James Ward Russell have... advanced... divers sums... to the said Nathaniel Gilbert... and there is now justly due and owing... Two thousand three hundred and sixty four pounds one shilling and three pence... Nathaniel Gilbert... Doth... grant... unto the said John Bate Cardale John Sliffe and James Ward Russell... All those estates or plantations situate in the Island of Antigua aforesaid...", Original digital object name: bei-m579, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The counterpte of the Assignemt. to Mr. Willm: Freeman. 1652 (docket title).
First line: The counterpte of the Assignemt. To Mr. Willm:..., The counterpte of the Assignemt. To Mr. Willm:..., Signed "William Freeman", Original digital object name: bei-m003a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Hough and Hough notes: "St Christophers Manor of Godwin" Signed "William Freeman"

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