Mary Smith and Charlotte Coyle were jointly awarded compensation for the ownership of one enslaved person in Tobago. The claim notes include a letter and petition from Edinburgh from the sisters and daughters of Thomas McKnight of Tobago.
We are grateful to Derek Louden for his assistance with compiling this entry.
Tain Royal Academy......
The Petition to HM King George III for the establishment of Tain Royal Academy in 1807 lists Thomas McKnight of Tobago as being a subscriber of £50 and upwards towards "defraying the expense of...