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Tuileries, 15 March 1821. Ms. letter to Sir Charles Stuart, signed
Signed, "Mr Lauriol de St Croix Grand propriétaire à l'isle de Ste Lucie, se disposant a s'y rendre afin de veiller lui mîme à ses proprietes, désireroit beaucoup obtenir de Votre Excellence une lettre de recommandation pour le Gouverneur de cette isle..." signed "Duc de [Fitzjames? filjamel?]", Original digital object name: bei-m505d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Two importation certificates for rum brought from Antigua on an American vessel. Signed C. B. Lincoln and Jere Hill. May 13, 1807. 2 pp. 13 x 25 cm.
Original digital object name: bei-ms249, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
U. S. S. Vandalia. Log. 1879-81. Commander Richard Worsam Meade.
U. S. S. Vandalia. Log.Commander Richard Worsam Meade.1: 12 leaves of index, 252 lined pages with smaller notebook leaves and sketches tipped in. 31.5cm.Contains a copy of Meade's explicit instructions on maintaining a log, which he required of all Ensigns and Cadet Midshipmen, and Meade's signature at intervals throughout."Journal Cadet Midshipman H. J. Robinson" in ink on front cover.2: 11 leaves of index, tabulated; 136 pages of ms. log on 214 p. 33cm."H.J. Robinson. Vol. II. Journal" on front cover; "Vandalia" on rear cover."H.J. Robinson U.S.S. Vandalia 2nd Rate," ownership mark on 1st flyleaf., Original digital object name: bei-m602v1, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Undated invoice of Mr. Francis Lodwick
Probaly written in London, England, This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family, Original digital object name: bei-m003h-17
Undated poem composed by the writer's cousin, Christopher
First line: On the life of Man. by my cosin Christoper, Probably written in Dullingham, England., This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family., Original digital object name: bei-m003h-16
United States Consulate Dutch West Indies.
United States Consulate Dutch West Indies. The earliest records preserved in the Archives of this Consulate Commence April 9th 1797 and is the form of a protest made before B. H. Philips Consul of the United States by Richard West master of the Ship "Ann and Susan" of New York... Done before B. H. Philips Consul of the United States April 15th 1797..."This is followed by protest of Mayo Gerrish Master of Brig 'Lady Washington' belonging to Ebenezer Wheelwright of Newburyport Mass. which sailed from Barbados on March 10th 1797 with a cargo of sugar rum and molasses..." (middle of 1st leaf verso).Passionate diatribe (p. 5-6) about the temerity of privateers and the lack of support against them: "How little do those that are interested in maratime affairs... realize the risk and dangers attending navigation in the early days of our national independence... treatys were violated, and a port like Curaca owned and fitted out pirates... the records of this Consul do show as bloody fienish work... with the full Knowledge if not the assistance of the Governments...""Names of American vessels captured by French privateers" (44) with pencil notes in contemporary hand. Last half page written in pencil. A record of shipping between Curaçao and the United States during the undeclared war with France, possibly compiled by someone who suffered losses.Includes a copy of a letter from the American consul to Admiral Truxtun congratulating him on the destruction of a French warship while commanding the Constellation. The records end in 1800.For events of this time see Naval Documents Related To The Quasi-War Between The United States And France. Naval Operations From Feb. 1797... (USGPO 1935) 1:22 ff., Original digital object name: bei-m591, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vaye, 14 Jan. 1800. ALS to Maisoncelle Vertille
Mon cher frere depis deux ans, je nes pas eus de vos nouvelles, et Selon la lettre que vous mavée Écrite vous deviée quiter St Barthellemy, pour aler à la nouvelle angleter... signed "Vertille.", Original digital object name: bei-m406a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ve. de Beauregard 2921# (docket title)
"Je reconnois Devoir a monsieur De Lafresnaye..." signed "a St. pierre ce 13 fevrier 1801 pour ma mere Beauregard", Original digital object name: bei-m413d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente Par madlle. de Beauregard à Mr. Labonnardierre. ... (docket title)
"Pardevant le notaire royal en L'isle Martinique... Fut presente marie françoise de la touche de Beauregard Demoiselle... Laquelle... déclare avoir... vendu... au Sieur Claude gaspart Camet de la bonnardiere... de terre close partie en Lizieres de campîches Ensemble les plantations qui se trouve dessus... bornée par Monsieur le vassor de Beauregard et par Monsieur de Latouche de Beauregard... vend aussy La dite demoiselle... quatre Esclaves... nommées Gombé, Alexis, Claudine, et Judith...", Original digital object name: bei-m193a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente d'une negresse Par M. longpré de la touche a Mlle. sa fille. (docket title)
"Pardevant Les Notaires Royaux En l'Isle Martinique... M alexandre le vassor de la touche Ecuyer Sr. delongpré... reconnu avoir Vendu et livré... a Marie anne le vassor de la touche delongpré... une negresse servante... nommée Marthe rose Creole, fille D'angélique...", Original digital object name: bei-m129, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente de moitié de maison par Ms. des Vergers de Sanois... françoise Duchastel, Demoiselle son epouse [?]gneris du 6. [?]bre 1785 (docket title)
"Pardevant Les Notaires Royaux En L'Isle Martinique residence en la Ville du fort Royal Soussignéz and présent Messire Jean Baptiste Philippe Desvergers Ecuyer..." signed "Clavery" "Lamargue" "Gebure"[?]Jean-Baptiste Philippe Desvergers Ecuyer, Sieur de Sanois, and his wife, Dame Françoise Duchastel, sell a portion of a house to Mlle. de Ligneris and M. Louis Constant de Ligneris, chevalier de Saint-Louis, Lieutenant du Vaisseau du Roi.In grey folder of a Paris dealer., Original digital object name: bei-m308, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente de terre Par Made. La Touche a Mr. Gravier mon cousin. (docket title)
Signed "Longpré De latouche" and "Gravier.", Original digital object name: bei-m345, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vente par S: chd: Mongonyon dell. Céline Sr. Jean Jean à Mer. de la Touche (docket title, at top of page)
Signed "Clavery Grard" with embossed seal.Sale of Acajou., Original digital object name: bei-m563, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Vera Cruz, 24 May 1824. ALS to Governor Victoria Guadalupe of...
"A S. E. Monsieur Le Général Victoria Guadalupe Gouverneur de La Province de La Vera Cruz et commandt Les Troupes Mexicaines. Excellence. arrivé depuis deux jours sur le Brick du Roi de France Le Génie, avec des dépîches de Monsieur Le Comte Donzelot gouverneur de la Martinique... " signed "Le Lieut de Nav C Samouel" Asks for passport.with, Original digital object name: bei-m531a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Versailles, 11 March 1766. Printed form, blanks filled in ms.,...
"De par le Roy Sa Majesté [ayant nommé le Sr. Beauregard de Telincourt Capitaine de fregate pour commander le flute la Coulisse..." signed "Loüis.", Original digital object name: bei-m178a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Versailles, 17 Feb. 1786. Ms. letter to Desligneris, signed
Signed, "Jete remercie mille fois, Mon cher Desligneris, de la complaisance que tu as eu de m'approvisionner de liqueurs..." signed "La Touche", Original digital object name: bei-m309a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Versailles, 18 April 1766. Ms., 1 p. 36 cm. Seal. Worming with loss...
"De par le Roy Sa Majesté ayant fait armer au port de Rochefort la Flûte la Coulisse pour porter à la Martinique et à la Guadeloupe des troupes... ordonne au Sr. de Beauregard Telincourt Capitaine de fregat... de faire route endroiture pour se rendre au fort Royal... avec le plus de celerité..." signed "Loüis.", Original digital object name: bei-m178b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Versailles, 25 May 1785. ALS to Desligneris
"tu peux te tenir prèt a partir mon cher lignery du 1er au 5 juin a cette epoque le comdt de [?] que te passe sera arrivé ainsi que ta instruction..." signed "Latouche...", Original digital object name: bei-m307a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Versailles, 27 Nov. 1785. Ms. letter to Desligneris, signed
Signed, "Je seconderai bien volontiers, Mon cher desligneris, auprès de M. le Mal. de Castries la demande que tu lui fais d'un commandement en faveur de M. De Beauregard..." signed "la Touche" with autograph postscript., Original digital object name: bei-m307b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Versailles, 6. Jan. 1745. Ms. Letter to de Lignery
Signed, "J'ai receu, Monsieur, votre Lettre... Sur le compte que j'ai rendu au Roy de la conduite que vous avez tenüe dans la poursuite des deux Corsaires Anglois qui en avoient attaqué un françois à Ste. Lucie, Sa Majesté... a bien voulu vous accorder la croix de St. Louis..." signed "Maurepas", Original digital object name: bei-m090a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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