Dominica 4A, B &C

28th Mar 1836 | 40 Enslaved | £901 19S 4D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

The award was split -

4A: £541 3s 7d went to the Metcalf(e)s and Davis, dated 28/03/1836.

4B: £349 17s 7d went to Stewart, Paterson and Bremner, dated 01/08/1836.

4C: £10 18s 2d went to Wm. and Esther Hughes, dated 17/04/1837.  

T71/881: claim by Elizabeth Metcalfe, tenant for life, for 3/5ths of the enslaved persons, and by Wm. Hughes and Esther Hughes (his wife), executor and executrix of Tho. Sharples, for 2/5ths of the enslaved persons. Counterclaim from D.S. Laidlaw, Adam Paterson and James Laing Bremner, of Roseau, merchants, mortgagee on 2/5ths.

See also Dominica claim no. 275 for E. Metcalf as absentee.

The name of Robert Metcalfe Atkinson is given incorrectly as Robert 'Metcalf' Atkinson in the Parliamentary Papers.


Further Information

Colony
Dominica
Claim No.
4A, B &C
Contested
Yes

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