Barbados 2870 (Vineyard)

25th Apr 1836 | 112 Enslaved | £2239 1s 0d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 187.

T71/897: claim by Thomas Lee and Nicholas R. Garner.

Kathleen Mary Butler, The Economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995) p. 57: Lee and Garner were Liverpool merchants - this was the only claim shown in Table 3.2, 'Compensation awarded directly to merchants'; p.81 - reference to an 1830 Chancery suit versus Richard Smitten on mortgages on Mangrove Pond and The Farm, in St Thomas, and Black Rock, in St James; p.90 - shows Thomas Lee buying Mangrove Pond from Chancery in 1836, and Lightfoots in 1835.

T71/556 p. 238: enslaved persons were registered by Thomas Lee, as the property of Lee & Garner.

T71/1611: letter, dated 23/01/1836, Thomas Lee, 33 Southampton St, [St Helens?], holder with partner of 200 powers of attorney: 'we are under heavy advances to many of them and required to make further advances to others'.

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Lee, Thomas

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