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Mathew, William, -1752

A docquet of fees, to be taken by the Secretary of Antigua for the time being ...

Antigua, 1703-1735.
Physical Description:
4 sheets ; 60 x 49 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2014 16g
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Archives & Manuscripts
"William Mathew, Officer in the [Coldstream] Guards; fought at Siege of Gibraltar; Lieut.-Governor of St. Christopher's and Lieut.-General of Leeward Islands; Captain-General 1732-1752; died 14 and bur. 15 Aug. 1752 at St. John's, Antigua ..."--Vere Langford Oliver, The History of the Island of Antigua, 1896, vol. 2, page 252.
Phillipps MS 35851 (see note below docket title).
Title continues: "... in the several branches of his office, particularly therein mentioned ... Settled & established by his Excellency William Mathew Esq., Captain, General, & Governour in the said island of Antigua ..."
Signed, sheet 4: "Sworn before me, this fifteenth day of Augt. 1735, William Mathew, [signed also by] John Prince, Edwd. Clarke."
Docket title: "The within dockett is enter'd in the journal of the council of Antigua. Patrick Wilson. D. Secty. No. 11."
With red wax seal on the first sheet.
Subject Terms:
Antigua -- History.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.
Mathew, William, -1752.
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872 -- Ownership.
Account books.

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