Lindo and Lake

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 Senior partner
 Investment in Firm


Major slave factors in Kingston Jamaica.

There was a legal dispute between partners Alexander Lindo and Richard Lake over African slave trading which reached the Privy Council in 1805.


Eli Faber, Jews, slaves and the slave trade: setting the record straight p. 317.

National Archives PCAP 13/85/9: "Printed appeal to an Appeals Committee of the Privy Council from JAMAICA, Court of Chancery [colonial, Caribbean]. Appellant: Richard Lake merchant of Kingston, Jamaica. Respondent: Alexander Lindo merchant of Kingston, Jamaica".