Mount Pleasant

Estate Details


Associated People (10)

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:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
Other

Consignee of the produce at as yet undetermined dates, according to the Chancery suit of Douglas v Harrison.

1763 [EA] - 1770 [LA] → Previous owner
1783 [EA] - 1787 [LA] → Owner
1788 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Previous owner
1807 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Other
1810 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Receiver
1821 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner
1823 [EA] - → Receiver
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Receiver

Associated Claims (1)

£2,657 3S 7D

Estate Information (61)

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1763
[Name] Mount Plesant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Thomas Witter Esq. deceased. Account filed by Samuel Gent as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 156
1764
[Name] Mount Plesant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Thomas Witter Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Higden as bookeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 156
1765
[Name] Mount Plesant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Thomas Witter Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Higden as bookeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 157
1766
[Name] Mount Plesant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Thomas Witter Esq. deceased. Account filed by Samuel Gent as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 57
1767
[Name] Mount Plesant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Thomas Witter Esq. deceased. Account filed by Samuel Gent as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 176
1768
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of the late Thomas Witter Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Johnston as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 42
1769
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
 

Belonging to the heirs of the late Thomas Witter Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Johnston as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 211
1770
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of the late Thomas Witter Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Johnston as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 42
1771
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Account filed by William Johnson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 59
1772
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by James Wedderburn as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 213
1773
[Name] Mount Plesant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Account filed by James Wedderburn as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 78
1774
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Alexander Macdonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 248
1775
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar and livestock  
 

Account filed by Alexander McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 49-50
1776
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar and livestock  
 

Account filed by Alexander McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 92-3
1781
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James Ritchie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 129
1782
[Name] Mount Plesant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Under the care and direction of John Wedderburn Esq. as attorney to John Jackson Esq. Account filed by James Ritchie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 157
1783
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn Esq. as attorney to John Jackson Esq. Account filed by James Richie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 2
1783
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn Esq. as attorney to John Jackson Esq. Account filed by James Richie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 31-32
1785
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn Esq. attorney to John Jackson Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 5
1787
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn Esq, attorney to John Jackson Esq; account filed by Henry Sirymgeour, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 122
1788
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The property of the heirs of John Jackson Esquire deceased under the direction of James Wedderburn Esquire. Account filed by Henry Scrymgeour as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 181-182 f.92
1789
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn attorney to Henry Jackson Esquire. Account filed by Henry Scrymgeour as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 224-225 f.114
1790
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn attorney Henry Jackson Esquire. Account filed by John Cathcart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 332
1791
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn attorny to Henry Jackson Esquire. Account filed by Henry Scrymgeour as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 125-126 [f.57]
1792
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn Esquire attorney to Henry Jackson Esquire. Account filed by James Colquhoun Grant as overseer

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 28-29
1793
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn Esquire attorney to Henry Jackson Esquire. Account filed by James Colquhoun Grant as overseer

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 326-327 [f.164]
1794
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn Esq attorney to Henry Jackson Esq. Account filed by James Colquhoun Grant as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 118-119
1795
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn Esq attorney to Henry Jackson Esq. Account filed by James Colquhoun Grant as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 77-78
1796
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, steers, cows, heifers,  
 

Belonging to Henry Jackson Esq. Account filed by James Wedderburn, attorney. Account filed by James Colyn Grant, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to Henry Jackson , Esq. Account given by John Graham, Esq, attorney. Account filed by James C Grant, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 113
1798
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, old copper and iron  
 

Under the direction of John Graham and William Fyffe attornies to Henry Jackson. Account filed by James Colquhoun Grant as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 173
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 212(Tot)  
[Name] Mt Pl[?]ant  
 

Registered in Hanover to the heirs of John Jackson with 212 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, return given at a vestry meeting 23/11/1799.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 24.
1799
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, old brass and iron  
 

Under the direction of John Graham Esq attorney to Henry Jackson Esq. Account filed by George McMinn as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 142
1800
[Name] Mount Pleasant Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of James Colquhoun Grant Esq attorney to Henry Jackson Esq. Account filed by John Elliott as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 17
1801
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of James Colquhoun Grant Esq attorney to the Trustees of said Estate. Account filed by Robert Macarthur as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 161
1803
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, rents, hire of enslaved people  
 

Account filed by John Jamieson as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 17
1804
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum, logwood, rent of house, hire of enslaved people  
 

Owners name not given. Account filed by John Jamieson, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 81
1807
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] Rental of the property  
 

Belonging to Richard Larter and Johanna Wilson under the direction of William Leslie their attorney. Account filed by William Leslie as attorney of Richard Larter and Johanna Wilson resident in England.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 150-151
1807
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and logwood  
 

Account filed by Ebenezer Muir as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 47-48
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 193(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 229  
 

Registered to Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Hanov.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1810, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 192(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 120  
 

Registered to Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co2.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot) 82(F) 92(M)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
 

In possession of William Allen as receiver for Mount Pleasant Estate on behalf of Henry Jackson and others concerned.

 
T71/190 424-428
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 181  
 

Registered to Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 194  
 

Registered to Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
 

In the possession of William Allen as reciever for Mount Pleasant Estate on behalf of Henry Jackson and others concerned therewith.

 
T71/191 342-343
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 186  
 

Registered to Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 72  
 

Registered to heirs of Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 237(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Palmer Montague as agent to the honourable Samuel Jackson.

 
T71/192 288-289
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 170(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
 

In the possession of William Allen as receiver for Mount Pleasant Estate on behalf of Henry Jackson and others concerned.

 
T71/192 287
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 172  
 

Registered to heirs of Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 161  
 

Registered to heirs of Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot) 86(F) 82(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Edward Payne as receiver on behalf of Henry Jackson and others concerned therewith. Registered in 1823 by William Allen.

 
T71/193 402
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 65  
 

Registered to heirs of Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 161(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 49  
 

Registered to heirs of Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 32  
 

Registered to heirs of Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot) 75(F) 77(M)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
 

In the possession of John Edward Payne as receiver for Mount Pleasant Estate on behalf of Henry Jackson and others concerned.

 
T71/196 33
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 149(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 27  
 

Registered to Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 37  
 

Registered to Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 145(Tot) 74(F) 71(M)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant Estate  
 

In the possession of John Edward Payne as receiver for Mount Pleasant Estate on behalf of Henry Jackson and others concerned.

 
T71/199 161
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 115(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Stock] 67  
 

Registered to heirs of Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Hanov.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1839
[Name] Mount Pleasant  
[Size] 1009  
 

Registered to heirs of Henry Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Hanover.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.