???? - 1774
Apparently resident slave-owner in Jamaica, dead by 1775.
SINCLAIR, Hon. ARCH M.A. St. Catherine 1761, 1765. M[ember] C[ouncil] 1766.
Archibald Sinclair contributed £50 to the University of Pennsylvania following Dr John Morgan's fundraising tour of the West Indies in 1772-1773.
Trevor Burnard shows Archibald Sinclair as leaving Total Physical Wealth of £11,614 sterling (including enslaved people; excluding realty and financial assets and liabilities) in 1774, making him the tenth largest Jamaican wealth-holder with an inventory taken in that year.
C. S. Graubard, 'Documenting the University of Pennsylvania's Connection to Slavery (2018) via archives.upenn.edu [accessed 16/01/2019].
Trevor Burnard, Planters, merchants and slaves p. 19.
We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.
The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:
1775 [EA] - 1775 [LA] → Previous owner
1752 [EA] - 1753 [LA] → Other
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C. S. Graubard, 'Documenting the University of Pennsylvania's Connection to Slavery (2018) via archives.upenn.edu [accessed...