Royal Court of Guernsey Contracts
Scope and Contents
Royal Court of Guernsey contracts by Sir Edmund Andros or representative, both written in French. May 20, 1675 rent and inheritance of third party contract signed by Charles Andros, Lieut. of Edmund Andros, Lt. Gov. of New York and Bailiff of Guernsey and Lord of Sausmares, written on vellum with attached seal. Contract of third parties, addressed to Eleazar Le Marchant, Lieut of Edmund Andros, Lord of Sausmares, Lieut. Governor and Bailiff of Guernsey for Queen Anne, dated October 18, 1706, signed by Eleazar LeMarchant, Thomas De Lisle and Hellier Bonamy with the seal of the Bailiwick of the Island of Guernsey and reverse coat of arms of individual, probably from a signet ring, written on vellum. Includes a November 11, 1929 letter from Edith Carey, the donor, with some history of Sir Edmund Andros, Guernsey, and a list of possible buildings that might have an association with the college. Includes a postcard of St. Martin's Church, Guernsey where Andros supposedly worshipped.
- Creation: 1675, 1706
- Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Andros, Sir Edmund; N.Y. governor 1674-1681; president of Dominion of New England 1686-1689; Va. governor 1692-1697 Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
Sir Edmund Andros was Governor of New York, 1674-1681, made Governor of the Dominion of New England in 1686 by King James II, appointed governor of Virginia in 1692, appointed governor of Maryland from 1693-1694 and Guernsey from 1704-1706.
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- Guide to the Royal Court of Guernsey Contracts
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English