British Guiana 659ABC&D (La Retraite)

10th Nov 1836 | 287 Enslaved | £15795 16S 7D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 318.

 

The award was split: de Lepel received £10739 1s 10d; de Waalwyck received £2630 19s 7d; Christiani received £277 18s 10d; Martin etc. received £2174 16s 4d.

 

T71/430 p. 746: Mr van Nooten [?] certified that A.M. Meertens was 'unable to attend from extreme weakness and debility and confirm the truth of the above declaration 'signed' by him", registering 307 enslaved persons on La Retraite estate in 1832.

 

T71/885: claim by the curators of the estate of A.M. Meertens. Counterclaim from John Campbell, of Glasgow.

 

T71/1257: counterclaim by de Lepel, of Amsterdam, and by the heirs of Francois Martin (deceased), residing in France, as mortgagees.

 


Further Information

Colony
British Guiana
Claim No.
659ABC&D
Estate
La Retraite
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (14)

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Awardee
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Awardee
Awardee (Mortgagee)
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Awardee
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Awardee

Associated Estates (1)