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France. Ministere de la Marine and des Colonies. Paris, 10 Sept. 1817...
France. Ministère de la Marine and des Colonies."Au nom du Roi, Le Maréchal de France Ministre Secrétaire d'Etat de la Marine et des Colonies, a Arrîté and Arrît ce qui suit: Article 1r. Sa Majesté, par trois Ordonnances du 13. and 20. Août dernier, ayant réuni les pouvoirs du Gouverneur général des Iles du Vent et de l'Intendant de la Martinique entre les mains d'un Gouverneur and Administrateur pour le Roi..." signed "le Mal Gouvion St Cyr."Concerns his coming visit to Martinique with the king's commissary inspector, carrying royal ordinances., Original digital object name: bei-m493b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
General Lamberts bond for performance of Covenants - Dated 15 May 1721 (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per presentes nos Honourabil Major General Michaelem Lambert de..., Original digital object name: bei-m003gg
Govr. Hill in favour of Capt. Shaw to administer the Govt. of Montserrat (docket title)
Unsigned, "Confidential Antigua 21st Decr. 1864 Sir, It is my duty to bring under your notice that the Senior Member of Council at Montserrat Mr Saunders although upright and well meaning is not a Man of Administrative ability... I did myself the honor to recommend... Commander Edward Wingfield Shaw..." signed "Stephen I Hill Governor Leeward Islands"Shaw was Hill's private secretary., Original digital object name: bei-m597a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, 25 Oct. 1788. Printed form
"By His Excellency Edward Mathew..." (printed), "You are hereby directed and required out of such Monies as are or shall come to Your hands for the Contingent or Extraordinary Expences... to pay... to the General and Staff Officers... the Sum set opposite their respective Names in the annexed Account... being their Pay..."Signed "Edw. Mathew", countersigned "I. T. Layard", and directed, across the bottom, to "David Fraser Esq. Deputy Pay master to His Majesty's Forces, Leeward Islands.", Original digital object name: bei-m324, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 22 May 1809. ALS to "Monsieur Le Commandant,"...
"Monsieur Le Commandant, Je Viens de recevoir une Lettre, non Signée que je presume etre de Vous, Je vous envoi donc Le rapport Des Coups de Canon tirés par Les Batteries...", Original digital object name: bei-m458, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Isles du Vent. Commandant Général.
Isles du Vent. Commandant Général."...les Ennemis doivent incellemment attaquer le veduit de St. pierre avec des forces considerables..." signed "Le Vassor de La touche."Has received repeated warnings of an attack on St. Pierre, they will move into the area with the Corps of Grenadiers, M. Pocquet, the general Aide-de-camp, is ordered to assemble his battalion and take orders from M. de Chaillon, lieutenant at la Trinité., Original digital object name: bei-m155c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Le Marquis de Champigny Gouverneur et Lieutenant General Pour…
Le Marquis de Champigny Gouverneur et Lieutenant General Pour Le Roy de toutes Les jsles francaises du Vent de L'Amerique. Sur la demande qui nous [?] faite Par Monsieur de La Croix ancien jntendant des jsles françaises du Vent de L'Amerique de Luy accorder un Passeport Pour faire passer en france avec Luy un negre de Terre Cap Verd nommé LaViolette âgé d'environ douze ans à Luy apartenant..." signed "Champigny." Passport allowing de la Croix to take La Violette to France. "papier du marechal de Saxce pour mon negre la violette" in ms. on verso., Original digital object name: bei-m088, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. ...
Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. ..."Donné en la Citadelle du fort Royal de la Martinique le douze Avril 1734." "Le Marquis de Champigny, Gouverneur et Lieutenant Général pour le Roy des Isles françoises du Vent de l'Amérique. Le Sr. Deslignery, Capitaine Ayde-Major des Troupes du Detachement de la Marine en Garnison au fort Saint Pierre de cette Isle, s'embarquera demain Mardy treize du present mois avec Mr. le Chevalier de Longueville, Major Général, auquel Nous avons donné le Commandement des deux cens hommes de Secours, que Nous avons accordé au Gouverneur de l'Isle Saint Thomas, (appartenante au Roy de Dannemarck pour detruire les Negres Revoltés de l'Isle Saint Jean)..."; setting out the line of command; signed "Champigny" and "Par Monseigneur, Buvat de Virginy." On the revolt in St. John see Westergaard, The Danish West Indies, pp. 166-177., Original digital object name: bei-m058, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lord Romney and Ux to Brooke and Wale } Assignment In Trust for Mrs. Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Seventh Day of June in the Twenty Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord..., Signed "Romney" "Priscilla Romney" "Eliza Jeaffreson.""Sold by T Brookbank Stationer at Furnivals Inn" engr. elaborately into initial., Original digital object name: bei-m003qq, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Lord Romney and Ux to Brooke and Wale } Assignment In Trust for Mrs. Jeaffreson (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Seventh Day of June in the Twenty Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord..., -----. Another copy, the same.The second part of this group, initiated by Christopher Jeaffreson (fl. 1756-1824), is M*** in this catalogue., Original digital object name: bei-m003rr, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Martinique, 18 March. 1762. Ms. On printed letterhead...
"M. Papin L'Épine, Capitaine d'Jnfanterie Milices, habitant de cette Jsle, ayant donné avant et pendant le Siege, des preuves du plus grand Zele pour Le Service du Roy..." signed "Le Vassor de La touche", Original digital object name: bei-m155d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Memoire pour yves-henry de la Touche-Limousiniere, Ecuyer Sr. de Mareüil... de la Grenade
"Memoire pour yves-henry de la Touche-Limousiniere, Ecuyer Sr. de Mareüil... de la Grenade, au nom Et Comme prenant le fait et Cause d'u Sr. La Touche Ecuyer Son fils, et du Sr. Saint Quitz, Demandeur. Contre Jeanne Marie, Jeanne Claverie, et Bernard Mauquier Se disant legataires Vniversels de defunt françois Claverie dit Toulouse... de la Grenade, Defendeure pour Jean-Paul de Masclavy, Ecuyer... Pour satisfaire au jugement de Messieurs le General Et L'Jntendant d'es Jsles françoises du Vent... du 20. mars 1738. et à leur Ordonnance du 12 Janvier 1739." Refers to "le plan du Sieur d'Imbert arpenteur" which is not present., Original digital object name: bei-m073, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mortgage from Christopher Jeaffreson Esquire to Charles Pym Esquire of the Mannor of Wingfeild in the Island of Saint Christopher's./ (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the ffive and twentieth Day of March in the Tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great..., Signed "Chris"; remainder of signature cut out., Original digital object name: bei-m003kk, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr Chistopher Ieffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. } A Further Mortgage for 800l. of a plantation pt. at St. Christophers (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Twenty Seventh day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven..., Signed "Christ"; remaining signature cut out, Mr Chistopher Ieffreson Esqr. to Charles Pym Esqr. } A Further Mortgage for 800l. of a plantation pt. at St. Christophers -- (docket title). 27 Sept. 1738. Signed "Christ"; remaining signature cut out. Ms. on vellum, 1 sheet; affidavits, 2p. ms., tied; seal. Approx. 43.6 x 44.4 cm., folded. Chewed with loss of text. NCH MS Jeaff-9., Original digital object name: bei-m003mm, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Mr John Jeaffresons Assignemt of his estate and Interest to the Mannor of Wingfeild in the Island of St Christophers to Christopher Jeaffreson Esqr. (docket title).
First line: This Indenture made the Third day of Aprill in the fourth year of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God of England…, Signed "John Jeaffreson"John Jeaffreson at this time is living in Pettystrey, Suffolk., Original digital object name: bei-m003c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States., Hough and Hough notes: "Inrolled in the close Rolles in Chancery the fifteenth day of July in the yeare of our Lord 1658 [sic] By Humfrey Haggard... Earle of Carlile & Jefferson & Johnson."Carlisle had been granted a royal patent on 2 July 1627, appointing him Lord Proprietor of the English Caribbee Islands. This grant for 1,000 acres in St. Kitts "now in the actual possession and occupation of the said John Jeaffreson, but late being parcel of certain gardens late belonging to the Indian Savages of the Island" was to Jeaffreson and Johnson, in reward for help in "keeping the Island against the Savages and others" and for "defeating, suppressing and conquering of the Natives and other Savage inhabitants of the Island... indeavouringe to have slayne and extirpated the said John and other his majesties subjects there then planted, dwelling and inhabiting."
Mr. Burrell et al to Mr Jeaffreson } Covent. Bond 1697 Plantation Manor of Wingfield in ye Isld. of St. Christophers (docket title).
First line: Noverint universi per presentes nos Henrirum Burrell de insula st. Christophori..., Probably written from Dullingham, Original digital object name: bei-m003p
November 6, 1682. Invoice of goods shipped on board the Trew Love
First line: Invoyce of goods shipt on board the Trew Love, 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-04
November 8, 1691. Copy of the act of the General Council and Assembly of the Leeward Islands founding commissioners and and agent for the said islands
First line: At a meeting of his Excellcy Christopher Codrington Esqr Captain.., This item was inserted into a ledger book for the Wingfield Estate owned by the Jeaffreson family., Original digital object name: bei-m003h-21
Novr. 12. 1713 Damage done by Major Gilliard partner to Mr Burrell - New lease to be granted to Col. Lambert. an Inventory of Slaves and what was Standing and growing and the Estate - (docket title).
First line: Give me leave to ade to the the other troubles I have given..., Written From Dullingham, England, "Dullingham Nov:ber 12:th 1713 Sr Give me leave to ade to the the other troubles I have given you this assce of my thanks for your appearance on my behalf upon my Plantation on ye 30th of July last to see an Inventory made... Sr you knew Henry Garbrants who when our Island was lost in the Year 1666 livd under the French and as other foraighners did acquired a sham Title to a part of my Plantation... Your obliged humble servant" (no name at end)., Original digital object name: bei-m003dd

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