Deed to purchase annuity on investment in Mount Charles plantation, Jamaica
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Deeds of property in Rayleigh, Eastwood and Bulphan held by the Stonehewer family 1654-1864
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Deed to purchase annuity on investment in Mount Charles plantation, Jamaica

1. Charles Cole, of the City of London, Esq
2. Augustin Gwyn late of the parish of St Thomas in the East in the County of Surrey and the Island of Jamaica, but now of Prescot, Lancashire, esq
3. Simon Fanshawe of Hanover Square, Middlesex, esq, John Fanshawe of Chandois Street, Cavendish Square, Middlesex, esq, Peregrine Furye, Upper Grosvenor Street, Middlesex, esq, John Howard of Fish Street Hill, City of London, warehouseman, Lewis Vickers of Holy Head, Wales, esq, Anthony Todd, General Post Office, London, esq, Charles Jackson, General Post Office, London, esq, Thomas Carter, Cork Street, Burlington Gardens, Middlesex, esq, Robert Thorne, Enfield, Middlesex, esq, Patty Parsons of St George Hanover Square, Middlesex, spinster, Philip Grafton, Stoke Newington, Middlesex, gentleman, Duncan Dallas, Noth End, Hampstead, Middlesex, gentleman, William Stonehewer, Cannon Street, London, gentleman, John Barnhard, Wandsworth, Surrey, esq, Dorcas Ann Cartwright, Lad Lane, London, spinster, Richard Smith of Bury Street, London, peruke maker, Charles Lander of Bishopsgate Street, London, mariner, Lawrence Laforest of Bishopsgate Street, London, vintner, Catherine Thompson, York, spinster, Thomas Ord, esq, Colonel of His Majesty's Royal Regiment of Artillery now at Shooters Hill, Kent, John Lagier Lamotte, Wanstead, Essex, esq, Watkin Jenkins, Grays Inn, Middlesex, esq, Dorothy Askew, Wakefield, Yorkshire, widow [investors in plnatation to generate annuities]
4. General Henry Clinton, Weybridge, Surrey, esq and Matthew Brickdale of Clifton, Gloucestershire, esq
5. Charles Fanshawe, Inner Temple, London esq and William Bond, Walbrooke, London, merchant
6. Thomas Case and Clayton [Case] of Liverpool, Lancashire, merchants

Recites deed dated 24 September 1768 between 2 and 1 selling sugar plantation known as Mount Charles and other property known as Middleton Penn in Jamaica with all the sugar producing equipment and slaves for £12000; money still due from 2 to 1, 2 offers shares paying annual lump sums to investors named in 3 who in turn lend him sufficient money to pay off the debt

Consideration: various sums of money by the parties in 3 to 1, who sells the estate to 4 at the direction of 2
Property: Sugar plantation in St Thomas in the East Jamaica known as Mount Charles with 247 slaves, listed by name and land called Middleton Penn, where Augustin Gwyn is intending to establish a second sugar works with 150 slaves.
Dates of Creation:
13 December 1774
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Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Slavery deed to puchase annuity on investment on Mount Charles plantation, Jamaica, listing 247 slaves with their job titles.
Place Names Mount Charles Plantation
America, West Indies, Jamaica
deed to purchase annuity on investment in Mount Charles Plantation, Jamaica, 1774
Document Types Deed to purchase annuity on investment in Mount Charles plantation, Jamaica 1774