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On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 10 March 1823
"My Lord By my Public Correspondence Your Lordship will observe that a Vessel under English Colours has been condemned at La Guayra It is my belief that she is a Spanish Vessel...", Original digital object name: bei-m521f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 13 Feb. 1823
"My Lord In the hope of yet gaining some Intelligence before the Sailing of the Transport <Success> by which my Letters will be sent I keep this open tile the moment of her Sailing, I however cannot expect the return of the Eden from Martinique tile about Saturday or that of the Forte from Porto Rico before that day week...", Original digital object name: bei-m521b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 16 Feb. 1823
"My Lord The information brought by the Eden, shews that General Mainwaring had been misinformed respecting the French Squadron..."with, on the same sheet:, Original digital object name: bei-m521c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 26 Feb. 1823
"My Lord Sir Thomas Cochrane speaks highly of the apparent sincerity of General La Tours the Governor of Puerto Rico, but there appears evasion in that part of the Letter quoted from the report of the Political Chief...", Original digital object name: bei-m521e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 26 March 1823
"My Lord A Merchant Ship <the Stedfast> is about to sail to day for Bristol... I avail myself of the occasion to send my Official Reports... the authorities of Porto Rico tho' yet without orders from home as they assert, are at length rousing, and resolve to do what is desired of them Viz To restrain their Privateers...", Original digital object name: bei-m521g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 28 March 1823
"My Lord I avail myself of the occasion of Lieut Tucker's going home... the Captain General and Political Chief at Porto Rico have acceded to my wishes in assuming Power themselves to restrain their Privateers..."Note below Owen's signature in another hand: "H.M. Sl: Ringdove sailed from England 20th. Feby. with dispatches announcing the final arrangement with Spain and recalling his former orders... ordering him to proceed to Iamaica... Ringdove would probably arrive in a few days after the date of this letter, at Barbadoes -- ", Original digital object name: bei-m521h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Barbados, 8. Feb. 1823
Group of 19 letters, all to Melville on gilt-edge notepaper, all signed "E: W: C: R: Owen""My Lord The Forte was much more fortunate in the Winds at the commencement of her Voyage...", Original digital object name: bei-m521a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Jamaica, 13 July 1823
"My Lord Captain Herberts report upon the present state of Mexico is interesting..."", Original digital object name: bei-m521o, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Port Royal, Jamaica, 1 May 1823
"My Lord My Public Letter of this date will explain to Your Lordship that I anticipate Sir Charles Rowley's order... I have no doubt that he will leave Havanna either this day or tomorrow..." Lists and explains promotions., Original digital object name: bei-m521j, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Port Royal, Jamaica, 10 June 1823
"My Lord The return of Sir Charles Rowley will put your Lordship in possession of the several details from this station... there is one point on which I am very desirous to receive the Instructions... that of the Carnation being fired into at Carthagena, by which a Boy was Killed, and a Marine with two passengers badly wounded...", Original digital object name: bei-m521m, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Port Royal, Jamaica, 11 May 1823...
"My Lord Your Lordship will be pleased to find that Sir Charle's Rowley's measures to suppress the Piracy from Cuba have been attended with considerable success...", Original digital object name: bei-m521k, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
On board HMS Gloucester, Port Royal, Jamaica, 13 April 1823
"My Lord You will learn by Sir Chas. Rowley's correspondence that I arrived at this place on Wednesday last, I have been employed in reading over such parts of the Admirals Correspondence as he thinks necessary...", Original digital object name: bei-m521i, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ordinance and Ordinance Stores proposed for the Island of St. Christophers pursuant to an Order of Council dated the 23rd. December 1731
A Proportion of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores proposed for the Island of St Christophers pusuant to an Order of Council dated the 23d. December 1731. -- ...Signed "Th. Roebuck."See PRO. CSP. Colonial, 1731, 554: (Dec. 16) Petition of Thomas Beake, Agent of St. Christophers, to the Council of Trade and Plantations. The said island hath for some time past been in a very weak and impaired condition in regard to its forts, fortifications and all manner of stores, and tho' its Condition was so bad is now rendered much worse by an accident of having the principal magazine in the island lately blown up by lightning in which was contained the greatest part of the arms and ammnubition belonging to the said island whereby they were all destroyed. ...", Original digital object name: bei-m053
Original of Ansr. of Govr. of Curacoa to the Summons. (docket title)
"Commissaris se waarnemende hett Gouvernement an ylands Curacao en onderson ye Destructen Aan den Commandant van syn Brittanische Majesteyts Esquade vanissande voor Curacao..."Letter to Bligh from Dutch commissioners Cornelis Berch and A. de Beer refusing British invitation to capitulate., Original digital object name: bei-m425b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Pepperellboro', 1 Dec. 1790. ALS to Joshua Wentworth
"Sir I Recd yours pr Post, and am very sorry to find my Schooner is a Shore at Barnstable Bay... my Ship has arrived... her Cargo is in English Goods that will not Turn quick..." signed "Thos. Cutts", Original digital object name: bei-m341, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle (docket title)
First line: That ye Pet'ers having wholly submitted to y'r Ma'sty all theyr interests and pretensions..., Probably written in St, Kitts and Nevis, Puckering, Sir Henry, fl. 1663?"To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble Privy Counsill. This humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw and--George Goodman Esqrs... on ye Island of Barbados and other ye Chariby Islands, yr Maty was graciously pleased... to order and direct Francis Ld Willoughby of Parham... to pay... out of one moyty of ye revenue of the sd Islands... before any parts therof should bee payable to the Crowne...", Original digital object name: bei-m007b
Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors. of the late Earle of Carlisle. (docket title)
First line: Petition Sr. Henry Puckering Knt. and others Creditors..., "To the Kings most Excellent Maty. And the Lords of his most Honble. Privy Councill. The humble Petition of Sr. Henry Puckering Knt., Thomas Henshaw & George Goodman Esqrs. in ye behalf of themselves and ye Reste of ye Credrs. of James late Earle of Carlisle deceased..."Attempts to recover monies expended in Barbados and St. Lucia; cf. PRO. Calendar of State Papers. Colonial. 1661-1668, 482, 485, 486., Original digital object name: bei-m007c, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Petition for Thomas Ker of Mersingtowne (docket title)
First line: To ye Lords of Maties most hon privie Counsell..., "To ye Lords of Maties most honll privie Counsell The humble petitioune of Thomas Ker of Mersingtowne Sheweth That gr[?] your petr haveing taillzied[?] his haill estate To Mr Alexr Swintoune advocatt in mariage with his Niece Upon conditioune of the name and armes of Ker to be assumed by the aires of the mariage The payt of the petrs debt And retaining the Lyferent use of the haill estate L-- -- e payeing to the said Mr Alexr the rents of the Just debts to be payed by him Conforme to the expresse conditioune of the taillzie[?] and backband[?] relative therto herewith produced Secondit with many oathes and asseveratiounes by word and Letter Notwithstanding gr[?] of the said Mr Alexr hath not onlie broken the taillzie and suspended the backband But also accompanied with a number of rude persons tooke your petr... [beat him up and--threw him in debtors' prison, from whence issueth this paper]..."Possibly the estate referred to in the agreement is in the West Indies., Original digital object name: bei-m012
Photo, map of Foul Bay, SE coast of Barbados; includes Mangrove...
Weekes genealogical chart. 2 or 3 p. in fragments, in plasticine., Original digital object name: bei-m535c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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