Jamaica St Mary 149 (Esher Estate)

20th Feb 1836 | 481 Enslaved | £8076 16S 9D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 288.

Award split: £7589 17s 6d to Rowland and Samuel Mitchell on 20/02/1836; £251 17s 6d to Hibbert & Mitchell junior on 23/10/1837; £235 1s 9 to Rowland and Samuel Mitchell on 23/10/1837.

T71/856 original claim by Rowland Mitchell and Samuel Mitchell, owners. Robert Hibbert [of Brighton] claimed as trustee for the children of Geo. Booth Barrett as contingent remainders on the death of their father for £2000 as to 29 enslaved persons with issue and increase.

T71/1593: p. 2: Messrs Thomas & Williams, 14 York Row, Kennington Road, London had threatened a counterclaim. They were asked for the counterclaim by the Compensation Commision on 04/12/1835 and summonsed on 3/2/1836 (p. 94). [T&W acting for family of GBB letter from Clayton for Mitchells 20/1/1836, concerned only with the 29 enslaved persons also]. Letter from T&W 11/2/1836: 'we cannot help expressing the ungentlemanly conduct and illiberal manner in which the other party appears to act.'

Times 11/12/1824 p. 4L the sale of gang of about 70 enslaved persons on Esher belonging to James Wildman, a bankrupt merchant in London. See entry for Frances Wildman (sister of this James Wildman and niece of another James Wildman (1747-1816, q.v.). Cookson Esq, 6 Lincolns Inn, adding John Mitchell the younger as trustee with Mr Robt. Hibbert.

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St Mary
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Esher Estate

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