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The Honble Farquhard Campbell To Rose and Jeanvearve Debuque (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Honble Thomas Shirley and Dame Mary his Wife to Robt. Burton Esqr. and Chas. Delamotte Esqr. } Deed to be Enrolled at Barbadoes. (docket title)
"This Indenture... Between The Honourable Thomas Shirley... Dame Mary his Wife... of the one part and Robert Burton... and Charles Delamotte... of the other part Whereas the said Sir Stephen Anderson being seized of... Byde Mill-house plantation..." signed by Thomas Shirley and Mary Shirley., Original digital object name: bei-m252b, 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 Honourable Gilbert Fleming Esqr. ãts Douglas and Another } Commission for taking Answer in Chancery. (docket title)
"Saint Christopher's./ George, the Second... To John Baker, and Thurston Blackman, Esquires, Iames George Douglas... and Ferdinando John Paris... Greeting. Whereas Iohn Saint Leger Douglas, and Drewry Ottley... have... Exhibited their Bill of Complaint... in our Court of Chancery... against The Honourable Gilbert Fleming... and Ralph Payne... We have Given, unto You... full Power... to take the Answer and Plea, of the said Gilbert Fleming..." signed "Geo: Thomas" (Governor in Chief).Phillipps Ms. 35806., Original digital object name: bei-m125, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Hoñble Lord Iames Murray and others and the said Barbara Countess of Polignac to [blank] Porter Esqr. } Power of Attorney. (docket titl
Hon. James Murray (Perth), James Macdonald (Surrey), and Reginald George Macdonald (Inverness), trustees in the marriage settlement of Auguste Iules Armand Marie Count of Polignac and Barbara Countess of Polignac, appoint Porter of St. Vincent and alternately Christopher Punnett of St. Vincent "true and lawful Attorney... to receive and take the possession from... Robert Gordon the surviving... Trustee..." the Calder Estate, Calder Ridge Estate, and Argyle Estate, left to Barbara Campbell by Duncan Campbell; signed "James Murray" "J Macdonald" "R G Macdonald" "Le Comte jules de Polignac" "C. Polignac.", Original digital object name: bei-m492, 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 Proprietors of Estates in British Guiana and Trinidad and Others and Alexander Macgregor Esqre. } Agreement as to Chinese Immigrants. (docket title)
Importation of Chinese as indentured servants was allowed under the Chinese Passenger Act of 1855. Twenty-seven proprietors put up £2 per head plus £20 upon importation. Thomas Gerard went to collect laborers in China. The largest hopeful importer was Coven Bros. and Co., merchants, asking for 400 Chinese of the total of 2,690., Original digital object name: bei-m589, 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 Revd. Peter Elmsley to The Honble. Alexr. Scott Richard Manley Esqr. and Andrew Whiteman Esqr. } Letter of Attorney. (docket title)
"To all to whom these presents shall come The Reverend Peter Elmsley... the only acting Executor of... his late Father Alexander Elmsly... Sendeth Greeting Whereas by Indentures of Lease and Release... between Alexander Campbell... and Alexander Elmsley... Alexander Campbell... Did... sell... Lott No. 8 and Lott No. 9... in the Bloody Bay Division of the Island of Tobago... belonging to the late Alexander Elmsley... Now these Presents witness That... Peter Elmsley Hath... appointed... Alexander Scott... Richard Manley... and Andrew Whiteman [of Grenada]... his true... Attornies... Peter Elmsley", Original digital object name: bei-m428, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Revd. Richd. Smith and Wife to Messrs. Gibbs and Bright. } Mortgage of a moiety of a plantation in the Island of Barbadoes for securing £2223.17.7 and future advances not exceeding £3000 and Interest. (docket title)
"Walker, Parchment Dealer, Bermondsey." engr. on first sheet.Four pages of affidavits; list of 106 slaves by name, sex, age, occupation. The estate comprises 242 acres in the parish of St. Peter and 28 acres on Mapp's plantation."This Indenture... Between The Reverend Richard Smith... Mary his Wife of the first part George Gibbs and Robert Bright... of the second part and The Honorable John Foster Alleyne and Charles Alleyne... of the third part..." signed by Richard Smith, Mary Smith, M. F. Alleyne, Charles T. Alleyne., Original digital object name: bei-m516, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The State of the Case Presented by The Revd. Christopher Jeaffreson at Dullingham House May 21. 1824 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m119z10, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The case of Abednego Vanlampul Burt who died intestate in November 1752.. Statement of local legal opinion. 2 pp. 37.5 cm. AND Letter explaining the court's judgment. 2 pp. 23.4 cm. January 25, 1753.
Original digital object name: bei-ms222, 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"
The foregoing Account Continued from the Year 1780 to the year...
The foregoing Account Continued from the Year 1780 to the Year 1787 Both Included..., Original digital object name: bei-m143c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The humble address of the gentlemen of the Assembly of Antigua met at the town of St. John on the first day of February 1736. 2pp. 33 cm. February 1, 1736.
Original digital object name: bei-ms221, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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