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William Smith Esqr and Wife to Messrs. Payne and Clarke } Release of a Plantation in the Island of Nevis in the West Indies with the Slaves etc. thereto belonging (docket title)
"This Indenture Tripartite... Between William Smith... and Elizabeth his Wife of the first part Charles Payne... and Ioseph Clarke... of the second part and Edward Parris... of the Third part Whereas Richard Oliver... bequeathed... his Estate... unto the said William Smith..." signed by Elizabeth Smith, William Smith, Charles Payne, Joseph Clarke, Edward Parris., Original digital object name: bei-m339, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1716] A Lease from Christopher Jeffreson Esqr. to Major General Lambeth of the plantation or Mannor of Wingfield in St Christophers for Twelve Yeares at 200l p [annum] to [expire] at Lady Day 1728. (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made that ffifteenth Day of May in the Seventh Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland..., Written From Dullingham, England, Signed "Christopher Jeaffreson.", Original digital object name: bei-m003ff, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[1727] C Jeaffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. A Lease of a Plantation in the Island of Saint Christophers For 30 Years from Lady Day 1728 Yearly Rent 250£ (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Thirtyeth day of November in the Second Year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord George the…, Signed "Charles Pym.", Original digital object name: bei-m003ii, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[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
[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.

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