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25 Slaves Copies 27 Apl. 1792 same date 12th and 13th May 1794 same dates 14th May 1794 15th D°. 8th Augt 1800 12th. June 1801 13th Novr. 1807 The followg do not relate to the title and are therefore not abstracted 30th June 1808 a Sale to Mr Cruikshank a
Copies of legal search documents and the will of John Cruikshank, relating in particular to a plantation on the island of Mustique, probably instigated after John Cruikshank's death.Boundaries include the Rutland Estate of Brook Rynd and the Adelphi Estate of Trimmingham and Thomas Wynne.Ninian Home sells John Campbell a cotton plantation on Mustique; deed of purchase by William Lushington (p. 65); Lushington's sale of plantation on Mustique to John Cruikshank (p. 68); Cruikshank's will (p. 72)."A... 11th. June 1792. This Indenture [of 27 April 1792]... Between Alexander Campbell... and Ninian Home... Whereas... Ninian Home now holds... a certain plantation situate in the Island of Mustique and Government of St. Vincents... as Tenant to the said Alexander Campbell...""This Indenture... [of 13 May 1794] Between Alexander Campbell of Grenada... and John Campbell of the Island of Mustique... Whereas the said Alexander Campbell is seized... of two certain Islands or Tracts of Land called the Greater and Lesser Mustique... making a part of the Government of Saint Vincent..." (p. 8)."This Indenture... [of 12 May 1794] Between Ninian Home Esquire Lieutenant Governor of the Island of Grenada and its Dependencies... and John Campbell of the Island of Mustique..." (p. 18).Cruikshank's will does "manumit and make free an infant Mestiff Slave the sone of Betsey Jameson and it is my Will that the said Betsey Jameson shall be allowed by my executors to have her own Time during her life with permission to reside upon my plantation or Estate called Langley Park."Slave names on pp. 3, 4, 7, 8, 15-17, 19, 25, 38-40, 52-54, 60-62, 67, 70, 71., Original digital object name: bei-m350, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
9 Jan. 1765-20 June 1771. . . [book of patents for Grenada]
[book of patents for Grenada]Begins: "Grenada. Patent appointing Jas. Brebner Esqr. Chief Justice of the Southern Charibbe Islands -- 9 January 1765" (p. 1).Over 40 legal patents of the reign of George III; includes patents for St. Vincent and Dominica; the majority were signed by Robert Melvill, Governor (1763-1770) of the Ceded Islands. The last patent is dated 20 June 1771.Bookplate of George Earl of Macartney superimposed over an earlier one.Phillipps MS. 13409 and 13383*., Original digital object name: bei-m167, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Amesbury, Massachusetts, and St. Vincent, 29 June 1773-Jan. 1812...
John Martin, a ship's chandler in Amesbury, Massachusetts, included among his accounts David Lowell; Isaac, Sarah, and Jonathan Martin; Capt. William Bagley, Nathan Long, Isaac Osgood, Joseph Dodge, John White, and Nathan Blodgett; Enoch Bartlett, Daniel Dinnerson Rogers and James Dunkin of Haverhill; John Pinkinton, James McGregor of Derry; and Samuel Phillips of Andover.The ledger also includes seven notarized copies (on 9 leaves) of letters from Thomas Traill of St. James Estate, Grenada, executor of Jonathan Martin, who owned the island of Petit St. Vincent, along with a copy of Martin's will. Two pages at end illustrate Masonic rites. The last entry is dated 27 May 1811."1812 the Heirs to the Estate of My Hond Father Jonathan Martin of Little St Vincent..." and "A Copy of the Copy of The last Will and Testament of Jonathan Martin late of Petit St. Vincent, in the West Indies... I Jonathan Martin of the Union Island Planter...", Original digital object name: bei-m221, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
West Indian Mems [i.e., memoirs]
Original digital object name: bei-m593a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.