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Resident slave-owner of Jamaica. dying there in 1776.
Talbot O'Brien contributed £18 to the University of Pennsylvania following Dr John Morgan's fundraising tour of the West Indies in 1772-1773.
TALBOT O'BRIEN, ESQ., OF THE PAR. OF ST. DAVID, OB. 24 MAY, 1 776, AET. 39.
Talbot Obrian of St David, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1777. Slave-ownership at probate: 111 of whom 56 were listed as male and 55 as female. 25 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £12308.36 Jamaican currency of which £7610 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £1287.29 currency debts and £0 currency plate.
William Smith, Joseph Hopkinson, and Plunket Fleeson Glentworth, Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Minute Books, Volume 2, 1768-1779 p. 75, entry for 13/12/1773. Note amounts are in Jamaican currency.
Monumental Inscriptions (1875) p. 137.
Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.
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:
1779 [EA] - 1779 [LA] → Previous owner
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William Smith, Joseph Hopkinson, and Plunket Fleeson Glentworth, Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Minute Books, Volume 2, 1768-1779 p. 75, entry for 13/12/1773. Note amounts are in...