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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.
Grenada, 1765 [Oath of Allegiance]
[Oath of Allegiance]Contains text, in French and English, of the Oath of Allegiance to George III and the Hanoverian succession, and of abjuration of the supremacy of the Pope and the claims of James III."Grenada Anno 1765" at top of first page.Begins (p. [1]): "Je, A. B... promesse et Serment, que Je Serai fidel, Loyal et OBeissant a Sa Majesté Le Roi George troisieme... Je, A. B. fais Serment, que... J'abhorre, deteste, et abjure... que des Princes Excommuniez... peuvent etre deposés... Je, A. B... professe... que notre Souverain Seigneur le Roi George troisieme, est legitime et veritable Roi..."The oath, re-copied in French with corrections, is set out in English on pp. [4]-[5].More than 1,200 signatures begin on page [5], divided by parish: St. George/ Basse: Terre, St. David/ Migrein, St. Andrew/ Marquis, St. Patrick/ Sauteurs, St. Mark/ Grand Pauvre, St. John/ Gouyave. Signatures are dated as late as June 1771. One page, headed "Tobago," has "The mark of Rochelle a Charaib X." The last pages bear signatures of people from Cariacou., Original digital object name: bei-m166, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
William Young Esqr. and Oths. to Mr. David Young } Release. (docket title)
Indenture between William Young "of Cariouacou Esquire," Robert Young of Grenada, and Archibald Scot late of Grenada, of the one part, and David Young of Grenada, Gentleman. H.M. Commissioners for the Selling and Disposing of the Lands in the Ceded and Neutral Islands of Grenada and the Grenadines, St. Vincent Dominica and Tobago had put up for sale Lot Number One in Rockly Bay Division of Tobago. Signed "William Young by his attorney Robert Young" "Robt Young" "Archibald Scott by his attorney David Mill" and "David Young"Price £2 per acre., Original digital object name: bei-m194, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.