Grenada, 1770-1827; Oct 1832 - Dec 1833, Offices and Individuals : Acts and Legislation; Returns; Legal document; Minutes; List; Address; Printed book; Petition; Report; Proclamation; Index; Correspondence 1770-1827; Oct 1832 - Dec 1833.

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Colonial Caribbean: Module 2
1770-1827; Oct 1832 - Dec 1833.
Summary note
Offices and Individuals. Letters from various government offices (departments) and individuals most of which relate to the despatches sent from the governor in CO 101/76. Correspondents and subjects covered are as follows: Offices (Government Departments): Agents (protest against legislation of the Imperial Parliament which it is claimed might infringe on the rights of the colonial legislature -- proceedings of public meeting of proprietors, mortgagees and others on abolition of slavery) -- Commander in Chief (allowance/salary granted to Lieutenant Governor -- request for allowance for table money) -- James Stephen, legal adviser (note from Agent for Grenada, Mr Marryat, regarding the granting of additional 'privileges' to 'free people of colour' -- memorial from Chief Justice Bent regarding salary) -- Ordnance (proposal to manumit eleven 'slaves' [enslaved persons]) -- Treasury (salaries of Custom House officers -- passage expenses of Major General Sir James Campbell Individuals: Thomas Bigge (forwards papers from Revd William Darnell, Rector of Stanhope, referring to administration of justice in Grenada) -- James Boucher (medical certificate on state of health -- enslaved persons of African descent on estate in Grenada) -- William Darnell Davis, Attorney General (reply to claims made by Mr Sanderson and the Supreme Court regarding convictions, refers to enslaved person) -- W Hoyes (Acts relating to improving the conditions of enslaved persons -- encloses a written copy of extracts of the Consolidated Slave Act, act relating to payment for manumission of slaves, act relating to the treadmill, act preventing holding markets on the 'Sabbath Day' -- religious instruction for enslaved persons) -- Jeffries ? (leave of absence) -- Nettering, French Consul (requests information about two French men called Pierre Olivier Drost and his brother Thomas Drost) -- Henry Otway (Supreme Court of Judicature, Brig Caroline ) -- Rowley (opposes immediate abolition of slavery, and submits objections and proposed plan) -- Richardson (employment request) -- Chief Justice Sanderson (several documents dealing with the dispute with the Attorney General, William Darnell Davis, over his dispute with the Supreme Court -- involving the court in special pleadings with those in contempt -- case notes of judicial proceedings referring to case of William Cox, a free person of African decent, and of enslaved woman called 'Eliza' committed to jail for 'larceny' -- calenders of prisoners confined in jail, which include name of prisoner, sentences, and other remarks -- information relating to slavery -- extracts of minutes of House of Assembly -- printed pamphlet entitled 'Suggestions towards gradual Negro Emancipation, concluding a pamphlet entitled 'Emancipation in Disguise' (by John Sanderson, but anonymously published by Ridgeway and by Richardson - 1807)' -- S Stewart (Mr Bent's claim for salary as Chief Justice) -- Mr O'Hannan, Roman Catholic Pastor (Roman Catholic Church in Grenada) -- M de Poullain (Roman Catholic Church in Grenada, Mr O'Hannan) -- Daisey Simmonds [Secretary to the Roman Catholic Committee] and Nelson McBurnie (memorial regarding the Roman Catholic Church and rights of Roman Catholic in Grenada -- Mr O'Hannan) -- Petition of Roman Catholic about right of Roman Catholics in Grenada, according to the petition it is signed by 1,210 people.
  • AMDigital Reference:CO 101/77.
  • CO 101.
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