British Guiana 2409

18th Jul 1836 | 294 Enslaved | £15343 8S 1D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 319.

T71/887: claim from Janet Higgins, residing at Milan. Counterclaim from Alexander Baillie, late of Harley Street, Esq., at present abroad, under the will of Matthew Higgins. Replication by Janet Higgins, of Albemarle St., stating that by virtue of the will of her late husband, and certain indentures and assignments therein mentioned, she is entitled to the whole of the compensation money.

T71/433 p. 1911: enslaved persons were registered by Jas. Alleyne, on behalf of the heirs of Matthew Higgins.


Further Information

Colony
British Guiana
Claim No.
2409
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (3)

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