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Portsmouth, 2 Aug. 1770. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Dear Josha. Furwald, Arrived Last Evening by whom I Rec'd your Letter, and also heard of your Arrival in the Deserts of Arabia... I Dont know off Any thing more to acquaint you... only the Sons of Liberty at Boston, Continues the[ir] Exploits, Last Saturday they drove the Jacksons, out of town..." signed "Geo. Wentworth."See "William Jackson, an importer, at the Brazen Head,... It is desired that the Sons and Daughters of Liberty, would not buy any one thing of him...", broadside [Boston, 1770?], see Evans 11120, Sabin 86986. On the vote to drive Jackson out see Evans 11576., Original digital object name: bei-m202, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.
Received from Stewart Abernethy Esqr. Assistant Commissary...
Received from Stewart Abernethy Esqr. Assistant Commissary, the Sum of One hundred and twenty four pieces of eight and four bits...Signed "Jas. Cockburn Govr. and Comdr. in Chief"On verso, one half ledger page of ostler's accounts, also signed by Cockburn., Original digital object name: bei-m454b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Return of Beach Supplied by Messrs Chatterton and Walker, on the New Military Road, between Rye and Winchelsea. 25th Feby to 24th March 1806. 722 Tons Beach. (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m431j, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Return of a Party of Navigators Employed under the direction of Walter Fuller, upon the Line of Water Defence in Pett Level from 17th to 22nd Feb. 1806. (docket title)
Nicolay, at this time Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Staff Corps, was later Governor of Dominica (1824-1831), of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla (1832-1833), and of Mauritius (1833-1840). Although these letters, written while he was attached to field works between Hastings and Rye, have no West Indian content, they show his character., Original digital object name: bei-m431l, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Schr. Fly, Wallace Copy of the King's Advocate's Opinion (docket title)
"There being several Cases before me which depend upon the Blockade of Curacoa, it may be convenient here to state a general View of them, referring in the other Cases to this Opinion... In respect to this particular Case, it is rather a strong one in favor of the Captors-- for, the invoked Letters tend to shew that the Place was considered as Blockaded by the Persons at Curacoa, and the Vessel being in the Port, the Master could hardly have been ignorant of its Existence - and violated it by lading and bringing away a Cargo..." signed "J. Nicholl."With the papers on Bligh's blockade of Curaçao, M425 in this catalogue., Original digital object name: bei-m440, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Sir G: Br Rodneys orders from Admiralty and his orders to Mr Digby at Gibraltar 1780 -- (docket title)
"Extracts of secret Instructions to Sir George Brydges Rodney... dated the 9th Decr 1779... it is of great importance that you... arrive early in the West Indies... so soon as you shall have cleared the [Gibraltar] Straights... you are to proceed... without a moments loss of time, to the Leeward Islands... [other than sending damaged ships to England] you are not... to make any alteration in the destination... By Comãnd of their Ldships Php. Stephens Extract from the Original Instructions P. Stephens &lt, Copy&gt, Original digital object name: bei-m270, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Skeffington Robinson Alexander Robinson and Thomas Robinson Esqres to His Majesty } Mortgage of 12/15th parts of the Rosalie Estate in the Island of Dominica for securing £1500 and interest at £4 p Ct.-- (docket title)
Skeffington Robinson, Alexander Robinson, and Thomas Robinson mortgage 12/15ths of the Rosalie Estate in Dominica to King William IV."List of Persons formerly Slaves attached to Rosalie Estate," 181 people, not named; deed poll on verso of 4th and 5th sheets dated 10 June 1856., Original digital object name: bei-m554b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Survey of Provisions recd. by the Dispatch transport Victualler (docket title)
"By Brigadier General Layard... The Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, having directed that all provisions and Liquors arriving in this Island for the use of His Majesty's troops, should be Surveyed as Soon as Landed..." signed "J: T. Layard Brigr. General Comm.g the Forces"Directed to Major Gordon, Captain Hoy, Lieutenant Cowper, Assistant Surgeon Seamen, and Thomas Mashiter and Robertson, Merchants, with their signatures on the third page following their report of inspection.Some of the flour found damaged., Original digital object name: bei-m461, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The petition of Rd Bate to the Ld Justices concerning plant La Rouse Augt 99 (docket title)
Bate, Richard, fl. 1699, plaintiff.Bate declares the Delarouse plantation on Barbados, given in the original grant to Lord Carlisle but now taken by the attorney of the island, to be rightfully his., Original digital object name: bei-m033b
Theseus.-- List of Killed and Wounded at the attack of Curacoa 31 Jany to 26th. Feby 1804. (docket title)
[26 Feb. 1804] Ms., 4 p. Tied. 33.4 cm."A List of Seamen and Marines Killed and Wounded at the attack upon Curacoa, belonging to His Majesty's Ship Theseus, John Bligh Esqr. Captain, between the 31st. Jany. and 26th. of Feb. 1804... Mens Names... Quality... Division or Regiment... Killed or Wounded... Time when... Nature of the Wound... Directions to their Friends...", Original digital object name: bei-m425i, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
To the Honble Captain Boscawen Commander of his Majesty's Ship the Shoreham (first line)
"To the Honble Captain Boscawen Commander of his Majesty's... [first line], "To the Honble Captain Boscawen Commander of his Majesty's Ship the Shoreham.""By Edward Vernon Esqr. Vice Admiral of the Blue, and Commander in Cheif of his Majesty's Ships and Vessels in the West Indies. You are hereby required and directed to use all possible Diligence in getting your Ship ready for the Sea..."Orders Boscawen to cruise off Havana and take Spanish ships. Signed "E: Vernon" and "Wm: Pearse."Boscawen won distinction in this year at the taking of Porto Bello.Accompanied by an engraved portrait of Admiral Vernon dated 1879 and an engraving showing "Monument of the late Admiral Vernon.", Original digital object name: bei-m072, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Warrant from Iustices of Peace of denbigh March 11th. (docket title)
"Borough of Denbigh &lt, to witt&gt, -- - To John Roberts, William Foulke, Benjamin Parry and Foulke Myddelton Whereas we William Myddelton and Thomas Williams... have caused George Williams, William Johnson and Thomas Evans otherwise Edwards to be Apprehended... it appearing to us that they are Stragling Seamen... fitt to Serve... we... charge... Immediately to conduct them to... Chester... And... require the... Commander... to Certify the receipt... in order that they... may be paid..." signed "William Myddelton" "Thos: Williams."Phillipps ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m121, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Weekes family accounts, 1825-Dec. 1841
Photo, map of Foul Bay, SE coast of Barbados; includes Mangrove plantation., Original digital object name: bei-m535b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Weekes genealogical chart. 2 or 3 p. in fragments, in plasticine.
"Memo re Weekes Family" 2 p. ms., Original digital object name: bei-m535e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Weekes, genealogy
John Penrose Cumming to Thomas Hollist. ALS, 1 p., Original digital object name: bei-m535f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Whitehall, 15 Aug. 1716. ALS to James Douglass
"...I was favoured with your Letter... immediately laid before the King... I send you... a Letter to the Governor of Barbados, and... to the Governor of the Leeward Islands..." signed "W: Pitt."The governor of Barbados (1756-66) was Sir Charles Pinfold, George Thomas governed the Leeward Islands (1753-66)., Original digital object name: bei-m149a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Winchelsea, 29 Sept. 1806. ALS to the Lr Major General
Original digital object name: bei-m431d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Wm Hart his deposition concerning plant La Rouse Augt 12: 99 (docket title)
"Att the Request of the Peticoner Mr. Bate I William Hart... haveing lately been a voyage to the Island of Barbados with his Excellency Ralph Gray Esq: now Governour of the said Island of which I was Deputy Secretary and Secretary... doe certifye that it was generally reported and beleived that the Peticoner and his Father had been peaceable possessed of a Certaine Estate or Plantation in the said Island comonly called... Delarouse for thirty odd Yeares which... had been leased for some yeares past by the peticoner to Mrs. Hester Gascoigne Widdow... a true Copy Edward Southwell"William Hart was Secretary to Gov. Ralph Grey--cf. PRO. Calendar. Colonial Papers, 1694, v. 17, #500, where Hart returns to England, June 1699, to recover his health.On the Delarouse Plantation see PRO. Calendar State Papers. Colonial Papers, 1699, v. 17, #732., Original digital object name: bei-m033a
Ydea de lo que parece convendria hacer para mejorar nuestra...
Ydea de lo que parece convendria hacer para mejorar nuestra actual situacion. ..."El aumento que por la detencion del dinero en America vá tomando el perjudicialismo quebrante de los vales, la absoluta necesidad de enviar arogues y papel â Nueva España, el proveer de tropa, armas y municiones la Provincia de Caracas, el conducir à ella el Gobernador, y los muchos provistos para America que hay detenidos en Cadiz, y la reconquista de la Ysla de Trinidad que tanto nos conviene... Todo pues, reunido ha sugerido el pensamiento de proponer una Expedicion que abrace aquellos objetos consiguiendolos facilmente... La mayor dificultad parece consiste en la salida de Cadiz estando la Esquadra de Jervis..."John Jervis (1735-1823), who had won the battle of St. Vincent (Valentine's Day 1797), commanded a fleet which blockaded Cadiz through 1797 and 1798, thwarting the plans elaborated in 10 1/2 pages of this document., Original digital object name: bei-m389, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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