Dr. Thomas Smith

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  1. Dr Thomas Smith of St Vincent [sic] was the addressee of a letter dated 14 Nov. 1814 from John Letal, a provincial attorney in Britain to whom Smith's son was to be apprenticed.


  1. Gloucestershire Archives, D2930/2 Letterbook of John Letal, attorney of Tetbury, p. 155: Addresse and Subject: Dr. Thos. Smith, St. Vincent, West Indies. Will take Smith's son as an articled clerk (has been asked to by Major Deshon a mutual friend). [The reference to Deshon cements the identification of the addressee with Dr Thomas Smith of Trinidad, who was co-owner of enslaved people with Major Deshon].

Associated Estates (2)

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
1819 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Joint owner
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Business associates
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The two men were co-owners of Golden Grove in Trinidad in the...