Jamaica St Mary 144A to D (Water Valley Estate)

23rd Nov 1835 | 225 Enslaved | £4273 6S 2D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 11.

Award split equally: £1068 6s 6d to each of Rider, Danson & Wadeson; Nasmyth & Irving; Ms Nasmyth, Bowen, Pearson & Simpson;  and Eykyn & Simpson. A & C dated 23/11/1835; B dated 05/12/1835; D dated 11/02/1837.

T71/856: original claim by Mary Sarah Nasmyth, guardian to Robt Nasmyth (since deceased).

T71/1606: letter from Oliverson & Co dated 23/01/1837 stating the award had been made to John Eykyn Hovenden, Col. Robert Bowen of the Coldstream Guards and Mr C.R. Simpson, trustees of the marriage settlement of Col. and Mrs Farquharson (formerly Miss Nasmyth), but Col. Bowen is abroad, 'we have made repeated enquiries but have been able to learn nothing certain about Col. Bowen's movements', need power of attorney to collect the money; on a previous trip, Col. Bowen had left a full power of attorney; 'there is no doubt he will very much regret the inconvenience now caused by his absence.' Now after 12 months delay, asking for new award.

Jamaica Almanacs (1826-33) show Water Valley owned by M.S. Nasmyth.


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
St Mary
Claim No.
144A to D
Estate
Water Valley Estate
Collected by
Rider, Arthur, EDanson & RWadeson (A); JASimpson atty (B); JHPearson atty (C); German Lane atty (D)
Uncontested
Yes

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