???? - 1827
London merchant, father of Philip Cazenove and father-in-law of John Francis Menet, the founders in 1823 of the prominent stockbroking firm now owned by J.P. Morgan. Jas. Cazenove & Co. was one of the 17 signatories of a petition to the Duke of Portland concerning St Domingue, dated 25/07/1794, which opened 'We the undersigned Merchants & Ship Owners interested in the affairs of Saint Domingo, by advances made to the Proprietors of Plantations in the Island, Engagements entered into with them, & by considerable adventures from hence', and which appealed for more British military commitment to eliminate the 'banditti' and disarm the 'Bodies of Negroes' on the island.
David Kynaston, Cazenove & Co., A History (London: B.T. Batsford, 1991); Carl Ludwig Lokke, 'London Merchant Interest in the St. Domingue Plantations of The Émigrés, 1793-1798' The American Historical Review, Vol. 43, No. 4 (Jul., 1938), pp. 795-802, at p. 799.
James Cazenove & Co.
General overseas merchant
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