???? - 1805
Former merchant of Glasgow, but dying in Jamaica; mortgagee-In-possession of the Manningsfield estate in Vere Jamaica at least 1785-1789. Partner in Anderson, Coats and Whytlaw of Glasgow and of Thomson & Whytlaw in Jamaica.
Thomas Whytlaw contributed £4 15s to the University of Pennsylvania following Dr John Morgan's fundraising tour of the West Indies in 1772-1773.
Oct. 15  In Jamaica [death of] Thomas Whytlaw, late merchant in Glasgow. [This is inferred by LBS to be the Thomas Whytelaw or Whytlaw shown as mortgagee-in-possession of Manningsfield].
Scots Magazine Vol. 68 Part 1 (Feb. 1806) p. 156; Thomas S. Paton, Report of Cases Decided in the House of Lords upon Appeal from Scotland, from 1753 to 1813, Vol. IV [1854?], pp. 148 et seq.
William Smith, Joseph Hopkinson, and Plunket Fleeson Glentworth, Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Minute Books, Volume 2, 1768-1779 p. 74, entry for 13/12/1773. Note amounts are in Jamaican currency.
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1784 [EA] - 1789 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
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William Smith, Joseph Hopkinson, and Plunket Fleeson Glentworth, Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Minute Books, Volume 2, 1768-1779 p. 74, entry for 13/12/1773. Note amounts are in...