Slavery in Jamaica, records from a family of slave owners, 1686-1860

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6 volumes in Slavery in Jamaica, records from a family of slave owners, 1686-1860

Papers relating to the title and disposal of the estate, [1686]-1861

Correspondence and accounts relating to the administration of the estate at Amity Hall, parish of Vere, Jamaica, inherited by Munbee Goulburn from his father and uncle, and settled to the trusts of his marriage settlement in 1782. After Munbee's death, intestate, in 1794, the estate, apparently heavily encumbered, was put...

  • Contributor:  Surrey History Centre
  • Reference:  71842a
  • Keyword:  caribbean jamaican colonial slavery

Correspondence with agents and others, 1790-1854

The earliest surviving correspondence relating to the estate is contained in a letter book 1790-1811, which contains copies of Munbee Goulburn's correspondence with his attorney, 1790-1791, and his son Henry's responses to similar correspondence, 1804-1811. Correspondence bundles, containing letters from attorneys, overseers and other interested parties in Jamaica, and copy...

  • Contributor:  Surrey History Centre
  • Reference:  71842b
  • Keyword:  caribbean jamaican colonial slavery

Estate accounts, 1802-1855

Amity Hall Estate accounts with managing attorneys and attorneys in account with Henry Goulburn; monthly returns of expenditure on labour and journals of work done; expenses incurred; weekly paybills; along with related papers and notes by Henry Goulburn on the accounts.

  • Contributor:  Surrey History Centre
  • Reference:  71842c
  • Keyword:  caribbean jamaican colonial slavery

Correspondence with factors & sales accounts, [1794]-1856

Correspondence with factors acting on Henry Goulburn's behalf for the sale of sugar and rum in London and Liverpool and concerning supplies and equipment shipped out at the request of the attorneys of Amity Hall Estate. Also sales accounts with London and Liverpool factors, invoices and statements and some lists...

  • Contributor:  Surrey History Centre
  • Reference:  71842d
  • Keyword:  caribbean jamaican colonial slavery
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