Trinidad, 1845, Individuals : Correspondence; Petition; Address; Acts and Legislation; Legal document; Plans and Illustrations; Index Jul-Aug 1843; Feb 1844 - Feb 1846.

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Colonial Caribbean: Module 2
Jul-Aug 1843; Feb 1844 - Feb 1846.
Summary note
Letters from various individuals on matters related to Trinidad. Correspondents and subjects are as follows: Durant St Andre (import export duty ordinance requested) -- Joseph S Agostini, Barrister (escheat of J Smith's property) -- Major J Adair (requests Captain Lewis James Hay's health certificate) -- Lieutenant Colonel E Archer (requests appointment of acting governor, allowances as acting governor, requests employment in the colonial service) -- J Bidwell (requests Henry Dillon's death certificate) -- Sampson Brissier, 'native of Africa' (petition for compensation money due to him) -- Chalmers Guthrie and Company (recommends confirmation of Mr Fuller's appointment as Second Puisne Judge) -- Miss Elizabeth Christie (petition requesting assistance as the daughter of George Christie the late Assistant Quartermaster General of the Surveying Department) -- James Chipchase (asks for the address of Charles Chipchase) -- Mr Dunlop (letter for Lady McLeod) -- Sir Lewis Grant (recommends Mr Wyllys' promotion to a puisne judgeship) -- Frederick Hamilton (position of emigration agent for Jamaica, British Guiana and Trinidad for liberated Africans, payment of a £50 bill) -- Rev J Hamilton (arrival, salary) -- Charles Hobson (requests appointment of official assignee) -- John Jones (protests against the ordinance for establishing a Court of Appeal in cases of offences punishable on summary convictions) -- Charles Fred Knox, Stipendiary Magistrate (arrival on leave, requests a leave extension) -- A Kennedy (claim for payment for services on board the Fairy Queen as medical attendant on African immigrants in quarantine) -- Dr Thomas Murray (requests a leave extension) -- George M Henry, former Surgeon of the Liberated African Establishment in St Helena (requests appointment as emigration agent at Sierra Leone) -- A Macgregor (memorandum on the Contract Ordinance) -- H C Ouseley (leave of absence and consequent arrangement, remarks on plan for remodelling the Emigration Agencies at Rio de Janeiro) -- John Simson (signature to be attested) -- George Scotland (leave of absence, inability to get passage on a steamer) -- Dr Richard P Smith, Bishop of Olympus (requests a full salary while on leave, securing of a Roman Catholic priest) -- Louis Stanislas (claim to property withheld by Jean Baptiste Paul) -- Lord Sandon (enquiry regarding the estate and effects of shipbuilder Robert Bannister) -- White, Blake, Tyler and Fawkener (requests former Chief Justice Ashton Warner's death certificate) -- Thomas Tilson (requests an interview regarding a certain ordinance) -- Arthur White (leave of absence, medical certificate, payment of half salary) -- Mrs Catherine Warner (enquiry regarding the addition of the attorney general's name to a list of Trinidad Railway directors) -- Sorzano v McSwiny (documents related to the case of Martin Sorzano, Commissary of Population and Surveyor General, against Bryan McSwiny 'to compel the Department to take down and remove a gallery or projection annexed to his house on Frederick Street in Port of Spain').
  • AMDigital Reference:CO 295/149.
  • CO 295.
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Reproduction of: Trinidad, 1845, Individuals, Jul-Aug 1843; Feb 1844 - Feb 1846.
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English; French
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