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. Cookson Esq, 6 Lincolns Inn, adding John Mitchell the younger as trustee with Mr Robt. Hibbert.


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
St Mary
Claim No.
149
Estate
Esher Estate
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (4)

Awardee
Awardee
Awardee (Trustee)
Awardee