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Antigua Film Project - Page 6 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8)

St. John's, Antigua, West Indies

Antigua 1727 - 1755
Volumes S, T & U, Box 59914
P.R.O. Co.152 No.16
LDS Film No. 257776 (#1818355)

Read from August 2003 by Heather Nielsen
Third Part:

Each frame contains an individual sheet of paper, some small, some large, some folded, some badly torn, and there is "bleeding" on most pages. I have not tried to read each item, but have tried to give an indication of names shown so that anyone interested can obtain the film from the LDS for further research.


 

St. Christopher 25 June 1724
Deposition – whereas ELIZABETH CROOKE widow and CLEMENS CROOKE an infant by the said ELIZABETH
Mentions: PATRICK BLAKE, DOMINICK TRANT, CHARLES PAYNE, JOHN GREATHEED, PETER THOMAS, ARTAS SETON, ESQ., STEPHEN DUPORT
Signed PETER THOMAS
Secretary JOHN BELAQUIER

Re above. 11 August 1724
Possession of land given to CLEMENT CROOKE and JOHN GREATHEED for and on behalf of Executors within named.
Signed EDM. TANNATT

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St. Christopher 14 May 1723
SIMON ALLEN & wife, ELEANOR, re property of her late sister, CATHERINE G(A/U)Y.
Plaintiffs against BENJAMIN ESTRIDGE
Long detailed item on above

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St. Christopher
The HON. JOHN GREATHEEED, ESQ., Chief Justice
Solicitor General THOMAS BUTLER
Signed JAMES SMITH

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St. Christopher 11 May 1725
The HON. JOHN GREATHEED, Chief Justice
PETER THOMAS/EDWARD JOHNSON/WILLIAM LIDDELL, ESQS. Justice’s Assistants.
JOHN DENN, plaintiff.
V
ROBERT ROE, defendant.
Re. Land abutting JOSEPH & BENJAMIN ESTRIDGE

JOHN & JOSEPH TAYLOR tenants in possession.
ROBERT LOE of Parish of St. John, Capisterre in the island of St. Christopher, planter.
(2 pages clear to read)

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11 May 1725 Until June Court
9 June 1725 Until July Court

23 July 1725 – continuation of above, clear to read.

Mentions:
JOHN & JOSEPH TAYLOR and LAMBERT HOOKE their attorney; JOHN DUNN; JAMES HOPKINS foreman; THOMAS ROWLAND, ROBERT HANVILL, CHARLES ROWLAND, ROBERT WEBB, CLEOPHAS BAKER, JOSEPH PHIPPS, ROBERT WATTS, JAMES THOMAS, JOHN LYNCH, PETER BROTHERSON, THOMAS BUNCOMBE all elected and sworn.

Signed JAMES SMITH.

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(side cut off)

have been in England about 2.5 years after residing in Antigua 13 or 14 years.
Was one of HM Council. After severe family disposition and care of a young family for their education and with GOVERNOR HART’S licence etc.
Hoping that 14-15 months may complete the business and that I may be able to return to my duty and care of my estates.
Signed: EDWARD WARNER
Received 9 April 1728

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11 April 1728 at Court of St. James
In reply to a petition from GOVERNOR COLONEL JOHN HART (he originally complained that GOV. MATHEW had repealed this account), agreeing a sum of 2000 whilst he continues as Governor.

Then a reply from GOV. HART (many pages)

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Several documents from Court of St. James and Council Chamber, Whitehall, London, confirming Act of 1719 Antigua.

Re: Title of GEORGE THOMAS, nephew, heir to WILLIAM THOMAS late of Antigua deceased to contain lands and Negroes purchased by WILLIAM THOMAS.

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10 Jan 1727 Court of St. James
Confirming RIGHT HON. EARL OF LONDONDERRY to be CAPTAIN GENERAL AND GOVERNOR IN CHIEF OF H.M. LEEWARD CHARIBEE ISLANDS IN AMERICA
Signed ROBERT HALES

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On account of the Public Levies, Nevis, 1725
Mentions:
JOHN HUGGINS, THOMAS DE WITT, WILLIAM SLON, MARY SLOW, THOMAS HERBERT senior, THOMAS SANDERS, SARAH LYTTON, JOSEPH HERBERT junior, DR. BERNHOFE, JAMES RAYS, WILLIAM EVANT, JOHN TOBIN, THOMAS CREESE, THOMAS HICKMAN, JOHN HOBSON, WILLIAM SCARBOROUGH, junior, JOHN LYBARD, THOMAS LEE, TOBIAS WALL, JOHN FROST, AMI QUAY, JOHN HOBSON, HAUGHTON EDGERLY, JOHN HOBSON, JOHN GRIFFIN, EDWARD JAMES junior.
Signed: EDWARD BRIDGWATER

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Duty’s of Liquor, Nevis 10 Oct 1727
JOSEPH NOBBS imported ship “Francis” for beer, himself Master.
ENOCH ROBINSON for beer
THOMAS CULL for beer
JOHN PAUL on “Pearl” for beer, himself Master.
THOMAS BUCKLER on “Violetta” ale, himself Master.
BENJAMIN HESTER, on “Success”, beer, himself Master
BENJAMIN BIRKETT on “Malmesbury” beer, RICHARD WALL Master.
JOHN WOODLEY 10 pipes of wine on Sloop “Rose”, ARON WARD Master.
ROBERT CARTER, Beer and Pipes Wine on “Loyal Judith”, himself Master
WILLIAM BENSEN beer on Brigandine “Fortunatius”, himself Master.
JAMES SYMONDS 2 pipes wine on Sloop “Success”.
JOHN DOWSE shingles
MR HODGSON for 7 (posts)
WILLIAM WOODWARD, timber etc.
Mr. HOPKEY for hire of NEGRO MAN
JOHN TURNELS for cutting thatch.
JOHN GRIFFIN mason.

Signed EDWARD BRIDGEWATER (Several pages, clear to read).

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Account of Military Salaries 25 Sept 1727
Signed 10 October 1727

LAWRENCE ELY, JAMES SUTTON, JOHN TURNELL, JAMES CREESE, ISAAC BOND, WILLIAM POOLLS, GEORGE GRAVES, THOMAS MARSHALL.

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3 Oct 1727
Names of HM Forts on Nevis.

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1 July 1727 St. Kitts.
Letter from JOHN WILLETT complaining about LT. GENERAL MATTHEWS behaviour towards him and his desire to quit his seat on the Council.
Received 8 Oct 1728

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Antigua 30 Sept 1728
Report by EARL OF LONDONDERRY to His Lords.
Saying he arrived in this Island 19 August last. Sends list of 6 names of persons of best estates and characters to fill vacancy that may happen in Council of this Island. Says he will do same when soon visiting other islands.

Antigua:
Members of Council 30 Sept 1728
WILLIAM MATTHEW Lt.Gen
EDWARD BYAM Lt.Gov.
SIR WILLIAM CODRINGTON in England
WILLIAM BYAM in England
EDWARD WARNER in England

VALENTINE MORRIS, NATHANIEL CRUMP, JOSEPH FRYE, ARCHIBALD COCHRAN in England, JOHN YEAMANS in England, GEORGE LUCAS, GEORGE THOMAS, FRANCIS CARLISLE.

Names of 6 persons to “fill-up”:
SAMUEL MARTIN, JOHN KING, CHARLES DUNBAR, RICHARD ASH, JOSHUA JONES, JAMES WETHERILL

Received 13 Dec 1728

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23 Nov 1728
Copy of an Order in Council relating to renewing commission for trying Pirates in HM Plantations in America.
Received 3 Jan 1728/29. Read 15 Jan 1728/29.

Original order passed Antigua 1719.

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30 Nov 1728
Letter from EARL OF LONDONDERRY sending several Public Papers.
Received 28 Jan 1728/29; Read 11 Feb 1728/29

 


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