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Series VIII: Manuscript Collections, 1492-1873 (continued)
VIII A: George Chalmers Collection, 1640-1825 (continued)
(39) Great Britain Vestal and Aeolus, 1780-1781. (continued)
Accounts of stores and supplies kept by Capt. George Keppell while in command of the Vestal and Aeolus.
BOX VIII A:28 REEL 5 (40) Grenada, 1775-1821.
7 items.
Letters, notes, and lists including information on the population, produce, trade, ports, and civil and military establishment (1775) provided by Lt. Governor William Young for Lord Dartmouth; a description of the insurrection of 1795; and lists of estates and crops grown.
BOX VIII A:30 REEL 6 (41) Havana, 1762-1789.
6 items.
Letter (1762) of Alexander Monypenny to the Governor of New York, information on exports from Havana and West Florida, accounts (1787-1789) of the prices of furs and skins, and minutes (1778) of the Council of West Florida concerning a land grant to Adam Chrystie.
BOX VIII A:29 REEL 6 (42) Honduras, 1670-circa 1789.
9 items.
Notes on Honduras, Louisiana, the Mosquito Shore, Mosquito Indians, and Mosquito slave trade.
BOX VIII A:30 REEL 6 (43) India.
3 items.
Chronological list (undated) of governors general and members of Council (1786-1801) and commanders-in-chief (1774-1812) of Bengal, Calcutta, Fort William, Fort St. George, and Fort St. David, and a general chronology of historical events in the East.
(44) Jamaica, 1698-1790.
21 items.
Notes of the history, population, prices, and market in Jamaica, Constitution of 1724, and letters chiefly of Francis Fane, Richard West, and Philip York to the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations.
BOX VIII A:31 REEL 6 (45) Minorca Court-martial of Lt. Gen. Thomas Fowke, 1757.
1 vol. (147 pp.)
Includes information of the capture of Minorca.
(46) Minorca Journal of the siege of St. Philips Castle in Minorca, 1756.
2 items.
Compiled from journals of various officers by Capt. George Smith, inspector of the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich, 1773.
(47) Mississippi, 1719-1773.
4 items.
"Account of the present state of the River Mississippi" (1773), a copy of this account, and notes concerning Spanish and French treaties concerning the Mississippi River and Florida.
(48) Newfoundland. Observations on the government of Newfoundland, 1786
1 vol. (36 pp.)
(49) Newfoundland. Papers relating to Newfoundland, 1775-1786.
8 items.
Petitions, reports, including one on the Norwegian origins of a tribe of Newfoundland Indians, and letters of Richard Cumberland and Lord George Germain.
BOX VIII A:32 REEL 6 (50) New Hampshire, 1651-1775. See also Oversize
circa 150 items in 2 vol.
Chiefly census (1773-1774) of various New Hampshire towns with cover letters by John Wentworth. Includes a copy of letter (1766) from Governor Benning Wentworth to the Lords of Trade and extracts of a letter (1774) of John Sparhawk to Sir William Pepperrell.
BOX VIII A:33 REEL 7 (51) New South Wales, 1795-1798.
4 items.
Papers concerning the administration of the colony at Botnay Bay, New South Wales, Australia.
BOX VIII A:33 REEL 7 (52) New York (City), 1775.
1 vol. (9 pp.)
Letter to Governor William Tryon from Whitehead Hicks, Mayor of New York, with the Governor's answer.
BOX VIII A:34 REEL 7 (53) Nova Scotia, 1752. See also Container VIII A:1, Annapolis Royal Memorial .
1 vol. (279 pp.)
Draft of a memorial prepared in answer to the memorial from the Court of France, by Charles Townshend.
(54) Nova Scotia Papers relating to Nova Scotia, 1755-1759.
7 items.
Chiefly letters of Charles Lawrence to the Earl of Halifax.
BOX VIII A:35 REEL 7 (55) Quebec. List of ships arriving in Quebec, 1768-1780.
1 vol. (70 pp.)
Compiled by Thomas Ainslie, collector of customs. Includes information on cargoes and duties.
(56) Quebec Orderly book of Capt. Thomas Ainslie, 1775-1781.
1 vol. (203 pp.)
British orders for the siege of Quebec (17 Sept. 1775-1 June 1776) and regimental orders (7 Mar.-25 June 1778) at Quebec. Includes list (1781) of promotions in the British militia and regimental orders (1787) for the British militia at Quebec.
(57) Quebec Papers relating to Quebec, 1781-1801.
20 items.
Notes, letters to Chalmers, prices current, and exports from Quebec, including furs and pelts (1788).
BOX VIII A:36 REEL 7 (58) Rio de Janeiro, 1794-1824.
13 items.
Letters from Charles, Gabriel, James, Mary, and Robert Christie to Chalmers concerning Adam Mackenzie; and a journal (1808) of Capt. Adam Mackenzie on the President sent from Rio de Janeiro to the River Plate.
(59) St. Michael, 1810-1811.
9 items.
Letters between British merchants and the British government concerning affairs on the island of St. Michael in Azores.
BOX VIII A:37 REEL 7 (60) St. Vincent, 1775.
1 vol. (16 pp.)
Henry Sharp's answers to the queries of Lord Dartmouth concerning population, produce, trade, ports, and the civil and military establishment in the island of St. Vincent in the British West Indies.
BOX VIII A:39-41 REEL 7-8 (61) Scotland, 1818-1820.
circa 600 items in 3 vols.
Papers concerning imports and exports.
BOX VIII A:36 REEL 8 (62) West Florida, 1778.
1 vol. (12 pp.)
Reply of Governor Peter Chester to a petition of complaint made by Adam Chrystie and other free holders in West Florida.
BOX VIII A:38 REEL 8 (63) West Indies, 1762-1825.
30 items.
Letters of Gov. George Thomas of Antiqua to Gen. Robert Monckton; notes concerning exports, bounties, and navigation; broadside; and records of ships clearing (1772) at Jamaica, St. Vincent, Barbados, St. Kitts, and Antigua.
BOX VIII:B1-B18 VIII B: Ebenezer Hazard Collection, 1492-1832
Historical documents, personal material, letters, scrapbooks, and printed matter.
Arranged in two groups, Ebenezer and Samuel Hazard and therein by type of material.
BOX VIII B:1 REEL 9 Ebenezer Hazard material
(1) Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817. Papers, 1492-1802.
circa 900 items in 4 units.
Chiefly historical notes, transcripts, manuscript of Laws of Naval Trade, and legal papers. Includes a letter (1775) from Peter Yates enclosing a translation of a Dutch document (1665-1666), a letter (1797) from Hazard to Jedidiah Morse, and a broadside of the proposal for printing Historical Collections.
1.1 Broadside, proposal for printing Historical Collections, 1791
Correspondence, 1775-1797
Legal papers, 1786 and 1790
1.1 List of maps of Hazard's proposed publication Laws of Naval Trade, prepared circa 1772-1774
BOX VIII B:2 REEL 9 1.2 Memoranda book of historical notes, 1778-1780
BOX VIII B:2 REEL 9 Notes concerning events, to 1786
BOX VIII B:3 REEL 10 1.3 Transcripts of documents, 1492-1732
BOX VIII B:4 REEL 10 1.4 Transcripts of documents, 1738-1782, undated
BOX VIII B:4 REEL 10 Transcripts, New York, 1686-1772
BOX VIII B:5-6 REEL 11 (2) American Stamp Act.
15 items.
Hazard's collection of material concerning the Stamp Act, 1765-1770, arranged as follows:
Stamp Act printed by Mark Baskett, London, 1765
Hazard's narrative of events in America, 1765-1770
Proceedings of the New York Congress, Oct. 6-23 1765, copied by Hazard
James Otis to Speaker of the New Hampshire Assembly, Nov. 8, 1765, with a copy of the Declaration of Rights and Address to the King. Copied by Hazard from the records of the House of Representatives of New Hampshire.
Votes of the House of Commons relating to the Stamp Act, 1766, copied by Hazard
Memorial to the British Parliament by delegates of sundry Colonies meeting in New York, 1765
James Otis to the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Province of New Hampshire, Nov. 8, 1765
James Otis to Henry Sherburne, Nov. 26, 1765
Broadside, South Carolina, "In the Commons House of Assembly," Nov. 29, 1765, printed by Peter Timothy
Letter, to Messrs. Barlow Trecothick and John Wentworth, Dec. 1765
Broadside, "To the Freeman and Freeholders of the City of New York"
Engravings, "the Repeal"
Circular letter from Secretary Conway to the American governors, Mar. 31, 1766, copied by Hazard from New Hampshire records
Act to Repeal the Stamp Act, printed by Mark Baskett, London, 1766
BOX VIII B:7 REEL 11 (3) Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798.
4 items in 2 vols.
Transcripts relating to Louisburg (Nova Scotia), 1745, copied by Belknap for Hazard in 1782
3.1 Letters of William Shirley to William Pepperell and a copy of capitulation made for the surrender of Louisbourg and its dependencies to the British.
3.2 Massachusetts history of the reduction of Louisbourg, with the amount of forces used.
BOX VIII B:7 REEL 11 (4) Falckner, Daniel, circa 1666-1741.
1 vol. (38 pp.)
Transcript of Falckner's Curieuse nachricht von Pensylvania in Norden-America (Frankfurt, 1702).
(5) Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
1 item (4 pp.)
Hazard's transcript of Franklin's Plan of Proposed Union of Massachusetts and the other Colonies for their mutual defense, 1754.
(6) Gaine, Hugh, 1726-1807.
1 item (20 pp.)
Memorandum book, 1779-1781, kept by Gaine in New York while the British were in possession of the city.
(7) Glasgow.
1 item (6 pp.)
Manuscript entitled "Account of the College of Glasgow" [removed from vol. 51 of the Hazard pamphlet series and transferred to the Manuscript Division in 1909].
(8) Grenada.
7 items (26 pp.)
Papers, 1791-1793, chiefly letters from George Berkeley, Robert Pringle, and J. Moncrief to the Duke of Richmond concerning the defense of Grenada.
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