References in Biographical and Claim Notes

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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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When using the notes on compensation claims there are numerous references to Parliamentary Papers and to T71/....

Parliamentary Papers refers to the list of compensation claims published in British Parliamentary Papers: Accounts of slave compensation claims... PP1837-38 (215) XLVIII.

T71 refers to the Office of Registry of Colonial Slavery and Slave Compensation Commission Records held in the UK National Archives at Kew, London. The records include, for example, T71/852-915: Registers of claims.