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[1728] Bond from Charles Pym and Thos Truman to Chrisr Jeaffreson for Performance of Covenants (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per pr'sentes nos Carolus Pym de Insula S'cts..., Original digital object name: bei-m003jj
[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.
[Copy of an order from De La Croix to De La Neuville]…
[Copy of an order from De La Croix to De La Neuville]For verification of declarations made by all merchants concerning food and cargo in incoming and outgoing vessels., Original digital object name: bei-m074d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[Guadeloupe, May 1801]
Ma cher dame Je vous écrit une Trer petis Lettre ces pour vous donner de Mes nouvelle... signed "Anne Harding.", Original digital object name: bei-m406ee, 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.
[Paris? 1748?] Ms. letter, signed, to the Comte de Saxe
Signed, "M ayant jgnoré jusqua ce moment le fois d'un Jeune naigre nommé laviolette agé de 15 ans... qui jay amené en 1744 de lamartinique ou mon mary Etois jntendant..." signed "Latres." Has just now found out that her slave, La Violette, has been impressed into military service in France., Original digital object name: bei-m098a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[Petit Goave, St. Domingue] 30 May 1735
"Pardevant les Notaires Royaux du Cap francois Isle et Coste St. Domingue Soussignes furent présens le S. Louis Rivaud cy devant Commis du S de Thiverny trésorier de la marine en cette Colonie et M.Mr. Nicolas Chicoiveau de la motte Coner. du Roy Lieutenant particulier du siege Royal du fort dauphin sa Caution pour la d. Recette. Lesquels pour se conformer aux ordres de Mgr le Comte de Maurepas Ministre et Secretaire d'Etat, porés par sa Lettre du 18. Janvier dernier adressé a M Du Clos Intendant..." signed "Du Clos." Parke-Bernet Galleries, Historical French Documents of the Eighteenth Century... From the archives of Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux Comte de Maurepas, N. Y. 1962 (sale 2092, lot 7)., Original digital object name: bei-m063, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[Request that Bochart de Champigny admit de Lignery to the order…
[Request that Bochart de Champigny admit de Lignery to the order of St. Louis at Martinique]"De par le Roy Sa Majté ayant associé le S. de Lignery Capitaine aide major à la Martinique... Commet le S. Marqs. de Champigny... pour le recevoir et admettre... Fait a Versailles le per. Janvier 1745./. Louis Conformement a l'ordre... nous Certiffions avoir recu cejourd'huy chevalier de L'ordre Royal et militaire de St. Louis le sieur De Lignery... 5e may 1745" signed "Champigny", Original digital object name: bei-m090b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Signature of Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Comte de Maurepas (1701-1781) is mostly gone due to worming of the paper.
[Rough draft of a letter to the new Chef de la Marine with marginal…
Unsigned, [Rough draft of a letter to the new Chef de la Marine with marginal notes] "Monseigneur jay appris avec Bien du plaisir la justisse que le roy Vous a rendu En Vous confiant Le Soin de sa marine... jause Esperer... que Vous tienderes cette Lettre segrete... sans cuy je cours risque... du nouvelle persecutions..." "Autograph Collection of Dr. Max Thorek Chicago" stamped on last page., Original digital object name: bei-m085, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[consular passport] Washington, D.C., 27 Dec. 1861
[consular passport]"United States of America. Department of State. To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know Ye, that the bearer hereof, Andrew J. Carothers, Esquire, Consul of the United States, at Martinique, West Indies, is now proceeding thither. ..." signed "William H. Seward", Original digital object name: bei-m595, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[ms. Order on printed letterhead] Fort Royal, Martinique...
Signed, [ms. order on printed letterhead]"On donnera a chaque Compagnie, deux Barils à l'Eau et quatre Sacs pour mettre les Vivres..." signed "Le Vassor de La touche", Original digital object name: bei-m151a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[two certificates for importation of rum] 23 June 1806. Printed forms...
[two certificates for importation of rum]No. [16914] District of Massachusetts. Port of Boston and Charlestown. I certify, that there was imported into this District on the [blank] 1806, by [blank] in the [blank] an American Vessel, [blank] from [blank] one [blank] of [blank] numbered and marked as per margin, containing [blank] [blank] Collector. Countersigned by [blank] Inspector. ..." "T. Melvill, Boston. [blank] 1806." in left corner. Embossed seal in woodcut border, top left corner.Blanks filled for 122 hogsheads of third proof rum and 109 hhds. second proof rum, both for ship Greyhound, Captain Gilpatrick., Original digital object name: bei-m442, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
a Copy of the Power of Atty Genl Jeaffreson to RW Pickwood Esqr... Pocock and Forbes Ely Place 24 Oct 17 (docket title).
Original digital object name: bei-m119t, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
also on the same sheet, copy of letter dated 4 July 1760...
copy of letter dated 4 July 1760. Has sold the Pretty Nancy., Original digital object name: bei-m145i, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
aujourhd'hui dix deCembre mille Sept Cents Quatre vingth dix huit,...
"aujourd'hui dix deCembre mille Sept Cents quatre vingt dix huit, je soussignée, promets de payer à Mademoiselle deslignery, a Commencer de Cejour, Les biens de Sa maison que j'occupe. ..." [4,000 livres per year, improvements except "des ustencilles necessaires à ma manufacture de liqueur" to become Deslignery's], signed "japprouve lécriture cy dessus -- acha[?]d chassevent", Original digital object name: bei-m399, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m102
"Gentlemen I wrote you last of ye 2nd and 8th Novr. last p Capt. Sheaunder[?] p whome shipt yo. three hhd. Melosses and one Trunk of dry goods, as allso sent You Inclos'd an Order..."; asks for money, arms; mentions having taken a French privateer., Original digital object name: bei-m102, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m103
Signed, "Jay Lhonneur Madame de vous envoyer cyjoint Lextrait de la lettre que je viens de recevoir de M. de Ponickau... par laquelle vous verrez que le Negre nommé Laviolette veut absolument Finir le temps..." signed "M. de Saxe.", Original digital object name: bei-m103, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
bei-m104a
"...Honourable William Mathew Burt of... St. Christopher... And The Honble. James Verchild of the Island aforesaid... Witnesseth that... Burt... Hath... Sold... All that plantation... of him the said... Burt... in the... said Island..." signed "William Mathew Burt" "James Verchild" with seals. The land is in St. Ann Sandy Point, St. Kitts., Original digital object name: bei-m104a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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