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New map of the West Indies for the history of the British colonies /

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish dominions on that great continent; and the West India Islands,

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements,

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements,

Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of British America to the east & Spanish America to the west of the Mississippi.

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

To His Royal Highness. George Augustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies,

North America, and the West Indies; a new map, wherein the British Empire and its limits, according to the definitive treaty of peace, in 1763, are accurately described, and the dominions possessed by the Spaniards, the French, & other European States. The whole compiled from all the new surveys, and authentic memoirs that have hitherto appeared.

To His Royal Highness. George Ausgustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies,

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a British sailor and three large casks, and two ships in the harbor]

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish dominions of this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last treaty of peace, concluded at Paris. 10th. Feby. 1763. Wherein are particularly distinguished, the several provinces and colonies, which compose the British Empire,

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty's ships sent to protect our trad[...] West Indies

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the British Empire therein with the limits and boundaries of the United States as also the dominions possessed in that quarter, by the Spaniards, the French & other European states, the whole compiled from the best surveys and authentic memoirs which have appeared to the present year, 1783.

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies ...

Bowles's new and accurate map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the extent and boundaries of the United States, the British dominions, and territories possessed in that quarter by the Spaniards, the French, and other European powers. The whole compiled and laid down from the best authorities, regulated and divided according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace signed at Versailles 20th. Jany. 1783.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Count de Grasse, the French admiral, resigning his sword to Admiral Rodney, after being defeated by that gallant commander in the West Indies, on April 12th 1782 / Metz delin. ; Fiegl sculp.

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick / Miller del. ; Birrell sculp.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on the 8th of January 1815 / West del. ; J. Yeager sc.

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela /

Hymns and songs for the celebration of British West India emancipation, at Abington, July 31, 1858 ... Boston. Prentiss, Sawyer & company, printers, 19 Water Street.

West, Hon. Sackville (British Minister)

West, Hon. Sackville (British Minister)

The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions, West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions. West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.

Picturesque St. Vincent, just outside the destroyed section - eight miles from La Souffriere's Crater, [Windward Islands, British West Indies]

Malta is a coaling station for ships going east to Constantinople and West to the Atlantic English battleships lying in the harbour of Malta. Frequently bursts of war flame in the east call forth these sea hounds for stern duty ; Coal passers on the coal barges which come out to fill up the ship's bunkers.

British man of war at Washington, D.C. H.M.S. York, flagship of the British West Indian Fleet, docks at the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. She brought Vice Admiral, the Hon. Sir Matthew R. Best, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.V.O., R.N., to Washington where he will be the guest of honor at a round of social functions. this photograph was made from the deck of the Sequoia, the yacht used by President Roosevelt. 10/30/35

British man of war at Washington, D.C. H.M.S. York, flagship of the British West Indian fleet, docks at the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. She brought Vice Admiral, the Hon. Sir Matthew R. Best, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.V.O., R.N., to Washington where he will be the guest of honor at a round of social functions. This photograph was made from the deck of the Sequoia, the yacht used by President Roosevelt. 10/30/35

H.M.S. York, flagship of the British West Indian Fleet, docks at the Washington Navy Yard

British man of war at Washington, D.C. H.M.S. York, flagship of the British West Indian Fleet, docks at the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. She brought Vice Admiral, the Hon. Sir Matthew R. Best, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.V.O., R.N., to Washington where he will be the guest of honor at a round of social functions. This photograph was made from the deck of the Sequoia, the yacht used by President Roosevelt. 10/30/35

At Navy luncheon. Secretary Claude Swanson, center, gives a stag luncheon in honor of Vice Admiral Sir Matthew R. Best, Royal Navy. From the Left: Sir Ronald Lindsay, Ambassador from England; Secretary Swanson, and Vice Admiral Best, the Vice Admiral is commander-in-chief of the British Navy in the American and West Indian stations. He visited Washington aboard his flagship H.M.S. York. 11/1/35

Member of the Order of the British Empire. Decorated for continuous gallantry and devotion to duty while under fire in the East African campaign, Regimental Sergeant Major LIanyier Dagarti of the Gold Coast Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, was the first Gold Coast soldier to receive the M.B.E (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in this war. His magnificent example of coolness and courage inspired in his batallion into action at Bulo Erillo and Uodors. Nineteen years in the service he holds Good Conduct and Long Service medals

Mr. Wendell Wilkie in West Africa enroute for Middle East: meeting with Lord Swinton. Mr. Wendell Wilkie, representative of President Roosevelt, passed through British West Africa on his way to the Middle East. During his brief stay in the Gold Coast, Mr. Wilkie had an informal meeting with Lord Swinton, Resident Minister in West Africa

First Sierra Leonean to fly with Royal Air Force. Leading aircraftman A.K. Hyde of Sierra Leone, West Africa, is one of the first Sierra Leoneans who will fly with the RAF. A former government service employee in the British colony, he was educated at the Grammar School and Methodist Boys High School in Freetown

First Chinese seamen granted shore leave in wartime America. Chinese seamen on United Nations' vessels may now obtain shore leave in American ports. Heretofore, because of the large number of desertions by Chinese crew members, alien seamen of Chinese nationality have been detained on board when their ships touched American ports. As a result of conferences between representatives of the Chinese Embassy, the Recruitment and Manning Organization of War Shipping Administration, and the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Department of Justice, Chinese seamen may now be granted shore leave if guarantees are given that they will not desert. East meets West. Left to right: Coast Guardsman Vincent Pope, Bronx, New York; Coast Guardsman George Gilpin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Lee Ah Ding and Yee Chee Ching, Chinese seamen from a British freighter, meet at South Ferry, New York City. Lee and Yee are two of the first Chinese granted shore leave in an American port since this country entered the war

First Chinese seamen granted shore leave in wartime America. Chinese seamen on United Nations' vessels may now obtain shore leave in American ports. Heretofore, because of the large number of desertions by Chinese crew members, alien seamen of Chinese nationality have been detained on board when their ships touched American ports. As a result of conferences between representatives of the Chinese Embassy, the Recruitment and Manning Organization of War Shipping Administration, and the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Department of Justice, Chinese seamen may now be granted shore leave if guarantees are given that they will not desert. East meets West. Left to right: Coast Guardsman Vincent Pope, Bronx, New York; Coast Guardsman George Gilpin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Lee Ah Ding and Yee Chee Ching, Chinese seamen from a British freighter, meet at South Ferry, New York City. Lee and Yee are two of the first Chinese granted shore leave in an American port since this country entered the war

American troops in the British West Indies engaged in field maneuvers. Mobile machine gun unit getting practice under simulated war conditions. The bolo knife strapped to the belt of the soldier aiming the machine gun comes in handy for cutting through thick undergrowth and barbed wire entanglements

Gun crew setting up a small trench mortar in a concealed position. The soldiers wear netting over their helmets to protect their faces from the insects which abound in these tropical areas of the British West Indies

A machine gun crew of American troops in the British West Indies guarding a strategic point along a river during the course of maneuvers

Montgomery Blair High school Victory Corps. Gold braid and official titles decorated the training field at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, when Army, Navy, and civilian officers reviewed the Victory Corps maneuvers. Left to right: Merwin M. Peake, Chief, Pre-Induction Training Section, Civilian Personnel Division, Services of Supply, U.S.; John Lund, Executive Director, U.S. Office of Education Wartime Commission; John W. Studebaker, U.S. Commissioner of Education; Lieutenant Colonel Junius R. Smith, Executive Officer of Manpower Branch, Civilian Personnel Division, War Department; Lieutenant Colonel Harley B. West, member High School Victory Corps National Policy Committee; Major Harold W. Kent, Bureau of Public Relations, War Department; Flight Lieutenant Roald Dahl, Assistant Air Attache, British Embassy; Squadron Leader Ben Travers, Royal Air Force; Commander Harry Blaine Miller, U.S. Navy; Major Francis Parkman, member High School Victory Corps National Policy Committee

Jamaica, British West Indies. American troops stationed here set up a small trench mortar for maneuvers

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Kitchen

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Dr. Mellon's room

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. View from pool

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Lobby

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. General view I

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. View to ocean

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. View to floors, sharp

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Entrance II

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Mural

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Living room, to dining room

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Dining room II

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Interior of room, to balcony

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Guest room with spreads

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Stairs and columns

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Entrance at night

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Outside bar

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. General view of living room

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Cabana

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. View to cabanna and hotel

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Hall

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. View to nightclub

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Guest room, to window

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. View through trees

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Interior, to entrance

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. To cabanas

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. View from golf course

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Exterior through trees

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Mrs. Mellon's room, to beds

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Mural at entrance

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Nightclub

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Rear porch

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Jippa jappa room

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. View from south

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. General view of house

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Entrance gate II

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Dining room, general view

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Coffee shop

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Main lounge

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. View from roof

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. General view

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. View to window in bedroom

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. To columns

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Entrance I

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Night view of entrance

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Living room, to bar

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Game room

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Entrance gate

Dr. & Mrs. Matthew Mellon, residence at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Dining room I

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. View from roof

Arawak Hotel, Jamaica, British West Indies. Bedroom view, to dresser