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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.
Wm Bate and Alice Bate their deed of Settlemt of plant La Rouse to Rd Bate their Sonne Augt 14 1677 Barbados (docket title)
First line: This Indenture... Between William Bate of... Barbados..., "This Indenture... Between William Bate of... Barbados... And Alice his wife of the one part and--Richard Bate... of the other part..." signed "W Bate" and "Alice Bate"., Original digital object name: bei-m017a
Wm Bate and Alice Bate their deed of Settlemt of planta Delarouse on Rd Bate Augt 14 77 (docket title)
First line: This Indenture... Between William Bate... And Alice..., "This Indenture... Between William Bate... And Alice his wife of the one part and--Richard Bate... of the other part..." signed "W Bate" and "Allice Bate".Plantation in the parish of St. Michael. Boundaries include Capt. Thomas Cole, Samuel Osbourne, Christopher Jackson, Sarah Conway, George Pirkhoad[?], John Wattstone, Capt. Richard Salter.William Bate was treasurer of Barbados., Original digital object name: bei-m017b
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
Wm Rawlin Barbad May 7th 1745 reced in Lond June 8th do. (docket title).
Signed, "Sir The Vessell, by which this goes, being an Express... with an Account of the Arrival of a Fleet of French Men o'War at... Martinique... I have received your Letters... concerning the Affair of your Brother Sir Joseph's Children and the Heir of Samuel Brome; all which I have laid before your Lawyers here..."Phillipps Ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m092, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1840?] Eton College. to "My dear Papa and Mama"
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 3p., Original digital object name: bei-m535o, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1840?] Eton College. to "My dear Papa and Mama"
"Income derived under Marriage Settlement Funds settled by Colonel Watson... 3 p. ms., Original digital object name: bei-m535n, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1877?] Silit, an old servent, to Nathan Weekes
George C. Pile to Col. W.H. Watson. ALS, 4p., Original digital object name: bei-m535u, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[Journal of the siege of Martinique] 19 Dec. 1761 through 26 Feb...
[Journal of the siege of Martinique]December 19, 1761. -- "...I have sail'd from English harbour, Antigua, in the Levant Fregate of war... Capt. Laforey, to join the fleet... against The Martinique. We had received intelligence that admiral Rodney was arriv'd at Barbadoes, we had also intelligence that the troops under the command of general Monchton were actually saild from New-York..."December 29, 1761. -- "Thursday morning, we arrived In Carlisle Bay... found general Monchton... admiral Rodney, Sir James Douglas and commodore Swanton. The whole Bay afforded a noble sight being crouded with wessels of war and transports..."January 5, 1762. -- "The whole Fleet... sail'd... against Martinique."January 6, 1762. -- "The whole flet lay to, in order not to be seen by the ennemy...""Thursday at about 2o'clock in the afternoon. Sir James Douglas... went into St. Annes Bay and silenced 3 several Batterys..."Friday morn. January 8th. -- "At night a firing on the fleet from several batteries..."Written by an English officer aboard Levant in the fleet commanded by Rear Admiral George Brydges Rodney, giving a day-by-day, firsthand account., Written by an unidentified officer who served in the Siege of Martinique., A reference is made to a Native American named "Flying Arrow", who is brother to the "famous Silver Heels", and who was wounded in the breast during battle., Original digital object name: bei-m152, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m252a
"This Indenture... Between The Honourable Thomas Shirley... and 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-m252a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m441
"This Indenture... Between Cumberbatch Sober formerly of the parish of Saint Peters in the Island of Barbados in the West Indies... of the one part and Abraham Parry Cumberbatch... <only Son and heir at law and devisee named in the last Will and Testament of Abraham Cumberbatch> of the other part Witnesseth that the said Cumberbatch Sober... hath... sold... Clevelands..." (369 acres in St. Andrew parish)., Original digital object name: bei-m441, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m600a
"Sir, I have the honor to transmit to Your Excellency a Resolution adopted on the 7o. Instant, by the Legislative Assembly to the effect that in the opinion of the House the Constitution Act as lately amended is unsuited to the wants of the Island..." signed "George Berkeley.", Original digital object name: bei-m600a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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