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Kingston, Jamaica, 3 June 1797. Ms. Letter to Knap and Dillaway,...
"Messrs Knap and Dillaway Gentlemen. I would indeavour to infourm you of the on Luckey Surcamstances of the Brig Neptune Being taken on his Voyage home from Martinico... [by the French, who] kept me on Board for to Navagate the Brig for them..." He managed to divert it to Jamaica, where it was plundered anyway., Original digital object name: bei-m395, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
L'jnventaire et description de tous Les Biens Meubles Et jmmeubls...
...L'jnventaire et description de tous Les Biens Meubles Et jmmeubles titres papiers Et enseignemens dettes actives Et passives dependans des Successions Et Communauté des... Sieur et Dame Soudon...Signed (leaf 2 verso and leaf 65 verso): Malherbe de Contesta...; each page initialled., Original digital object name: bei-m181, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
La Guayre, 26 March 1824. ALS to Donzelot, "Mon...
"Mon Général, Je part ce matin pour Caracas... Le Consul... n'est pas encore entré en fonctions, il parait que le Gouvernement de Colombia refuse de l'accréditer... on a eu ici des craintes par rapport aux hommes de couleur..." signed "Bt. Chasseriau", Original digital object name: bei-m529b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
La Martinique et Ste Lucie. Etat des dépenses a faire a la martinique...
La Martinique et Ste Lucie. Etat des dépenses à faire à la martinique et Ste Lucie Pour le Service du Roi pendant L'année 1772. ..., Original digital object name: bei-m207, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
La Martinique.} Année 1774. Negres Justicés...
Original digital object name: bei-m235, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Latres de la Croix, Mme., fl. 1747-49. A Monseigneur Le Marachel...
Latres de la Croix, Mme., fl. 1747-49.A Monseigneur Le Marechal de Saxe..."...Permettez Monseigneur que la Dame De la Croix Veuve de LIntendant des Isles du Vent de l'Amerique vous rapelle qu'en mois de juin de l'année dernierre elle eust l'honneur de vous ecrire... au Sujet d'un jeune Negre nommé la Violette, qui lui a été en levé en octobre, 1746, et placé dans la premiere Brigade blanche de Vos houlens..." Much overwritten in the same hand., Original digital object name: bei-m098c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Le Marquis de Champigny Gouverneur et Lieutenant General Pour…
Le Marquis de Champigny Gouverneur et Lieutenant General Pour Le Roy de toutes Les jsles francaises du Vent de L'Amerique. Sur la demande qui nous [?] faite Par Monsieur de La Croix ancien jntendant des jsles françaises du Vent de L'Amerique de Luy accorder un Passeport Pour faire passer en france avec Luy un negre de Terre Cap Verd nommé LaViolette âgé d'environ douze ans à Luy apartenant..." signed "Champigny." Passport allowing de la Croix to take La Violette to France. "papier du marechal de Saxce pour mon negre la violette" in ms. on verso., Original digital object name: bei-m088, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. ...
Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. ..."Donné en la Citadelle du fort Royal de la Martinique le douze Avril 1734." "Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. Le Sr. Deslignery, Capitaine Ayde-Major des Troupes du Detachement de la Marine en Garnison au fort Saint Pierre de cette Isle, s'embarquera demain Mardy treize du present mois avec Mr. le Chevalier de Longueville, Major Général, auquel Nous avons donné le Commandement des deux cens hommes de Secours, que Nous avons accordé au Gouverneur de l'Isle Saint Thomas, (appartenante au Roy de Dannemarck pour detruire les Negres Revoltés de l'Isle Saint Jean)..."; setting out the line of command; signed "Champigny" and "Par Monseigneur, Buvat de Virginy." On the revolt in St. John see Westergaard, The Danish West Indies, pp. 166-177., Original digital object name: bei-m058, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Le Sr. De Bauregard demt. En Cette ville Declare a Mr. Hurel... (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m418k, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 11 June 1692
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Worthy Sr. By his Exenc. order I herewith Send you Coppyes of all Publiq busines transacted at the Councill...", Original digital object name: bei-m029i
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 12 Feb. 1691
First line: Though I have not beene soe happy this many months to have and Commands from..., Original digital object name: bei-m029a
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 13 Aug. 1692
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Sr. I now Send you in the Hampshire Copyes of all busines transacted at the Councill Board..."John Whetstone was Clerk of Council in Barbados--cf. PRO. Calendar. Colonial Series, v. 13., Original digital object name: bei-m029l
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 14 May 1692. From Mr Whetstone Recd. 13 Aug: 1692 (docket title)
Whetstone, John, fl. 1692."Worthy Sr. His Excie: our Governor: Order'd Mee to Signify to you that by the Man of Warr... all publiqe Affaires... will be then directed to your hands..."--discusses financial and political affairs., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029f
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 15 July 1692
Kendall, James, fl. 1692."Sr. This serves Only to inclose this act wch carries in itt a Present of 2000ll..." signed "Kendall," who asks permission to accept the gift and complains of the lack of news from home., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029j
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 15 March 16[92]
First line: Soe uncertaine have beene all our Conveyances for Europe of late by going in the winter..., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m029b
Letter to Blathwayt, Barbados, 23 July 1696, Drpt from Col. Russel (docket title)
Russell, Francis, d. 1696, colonel."Sr. I am soe fateagued with these three fleets that I was not able to write..." replying to charges made against him--"my owne contience does not accuse me of any crime... I wish those persons here would have bin soe faere with me as to have seen wt they wrote and--lett me have sent my owne iustification with it..." signed "F Russell" with postscript.Russell was governor of Barbados, 1694-96. Frere in his Short history of Barbados says there was dissatisfaction over a gift of £4,000 made to Russell by the Assembly.From the J. G. Bell and--Sir Thomas Phillipps Collections., Original digital object name: bei-m029m
Letter to Richard Bate, Barbados, 28 April 1701
Scott, Richard, fl. 1701."Dear Frd Bate/ Though I cannot give you a pfect accot of mattrs, yet I think it pp to say something in answer to yor severall Lrs, by Mr Alexandr., Capt Sutton and others, relateing to the affaires of Madm [Barbara] Newton decd, yor self and me viz"In the first place, as to Gibbs, since the rect of yor new power of Att, from the severall Trustees (Except Burrow) to my selfe, Capt Codrington, Mr Willis and Mr Alexandr, which is not yet proved..."I know not what notions persons (in England) have of his Excellcy, but without partiallity I speake it, Barbados was never happier, then now it is, and whilest he continues, we shall be soe..." signed "Rd Scott."Richard Scott was "a member of this Board, and one of the Attorney's of Richard Bate, Esq now in London..."--see PRO CSP Col. 1701, 340 for related documents of 15 April.Richard Bate was a plantation manager--see Handler 158--Suppl. 60., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m034b
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 26 Nov. 1723
"Dear Br. I cou'd not let Slip the opportunity of writing... to tell you of a project thats hatched... towards paying the debts of the Island, I have laid it before Mr. Worsley...", Original digital object name: bei-m044ac
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 3 Sept. 1723
"Dear Br. I hope my last of the 3d. of Augt. came safe to your hands, in which I acquainted you of my being appointed Treas of this Island...", Original digital object name: bei-m044aa
Letter to William Plaxton, Barbados, 7 Oct. 1723
First line: Dear Br. With much pleasure I recd yours by..., Original digital object name: bei-m044ab

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