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DOUGLASS & AIKMAN'S
ALMANACK AND REGISTER FOR THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA 1782
Hon. Thomas French
Hon. Francis Cooke
Hon. John Palmer
Hon. W. P. Browne
Samuel Howell, and
Daniel Bernard, Esquires
Adjutant-General, Hon. Colonel William Lewis
Deputy Adjutant General, Lieut.-Colonel Edward Bowman
Quartermaster-General, George Murray, Esq.
Deputy Quartermasters-Captain W. Boddington. Andrew Cathcart, and David Finlayson, Esquires.
Mustermaster General, Theo. Foulkes, Esq.
Deputy, Mr. Sam. Felsted
Physicians-General, Drs. James Murray and Archibald Sympson.
Surgeon-General, Benjamin Moseley, Esq.
Apothecary-General, Thomas Clarke, Esq.
Judge-Advocate-General, Hinton East, Esq.
Eastern Division, Hon. Simon Taylor, Esq.
Midland Division, William Pusey, Esq.
Western Division, Hon. Major General Palmer
St. Catherine's precinct, Honorable William Patrick Browne
Vere, John Rodon
Clarendon, Williams Smith
St. Elizabeth's, Simon Facey
Westmoreland, Major General Myrie
Hanover, Major General Grizel
St. James, Major General Bernard
Trelawny, Henry Wisdome Gallimore
St. Ann's, John Tracey
St. Mary and St. George
Colonel in Chief, His Excellency General Dalling
Colonel Commandant, Don. Campbell
Portland Regiment, Colonel John Sutton
St. Thomas in the East and St. David, William Harris
Port Royal, Thomas Gray
St. Andrews, Daniel Crokatt
Kingston, Jeremiah Bart, Esquires
Colonel, Jeremiah Barton, Esq.
1st Lt. Col., James Roper, Esq.
2nd Lt. Col., Edward Manby, Esq.
1st Major, Thomas Cockburn, Esq.
Angus McBean, esquires
John D. Colburn
Chaplain, Reverend William Morgan, D.D.
Adjutant, Thomas Strangeways
Quarter-Master, David Christie, gentlemen
Surgeon, Dr. John Harris
Captain Allan McLean
1st Lieutenant, Edward Bowman
2nd Lieutenant, Thomas Myers
3rd Lieutenant, Richard Shea
Captain William Lane
1st Lieutenant, Robert Donaldson
2nd Lieutenant, J. B. Colburn
3rd Lieutenant, Thomas Berry
1st Company (Blues)
Captain John Thompson
1st Lieutenant, William Hannay
2nd Lieutenant, William Cuninghame
Ensign, Daniel Shea
2nd Company ( Blues)
Captain Matthew Munt
1st Lieutenant, Thomas Downward
2nd Lieutenant, James Latouche
3rd Company (Irregulars)
Captain Charles Desmadryl
1st Lieutenant, James Grierson
2nd Lieutenant, William Saunders
4th Company (Fusiliers)
Captain George Cuthbert
1st Lieutenant, James Worsfield
2nd Lieutenant, Thomas Farquharson
Ensign, W. Merchant
5th Company (Jews)
Captain Jonathan Mallard
1st Lieutenant, John Jaques
2nd Lieutenant, Joseph Parker
6th Company (Irregular Jews)
Captain Angus McBean
1st Lieutenant, John Mais
2nd Lieutenant, Charles Mitchell
7th Company (Mulattoes)
1st Lieutenant, David Duncomb
2nd Lieutenant, Ralph Fisher
Ensign, Thomas Strangeways
8th Company (Blacks)
Captain Thomas Paxton
1st Lieutenant, John McLean
2nd Lieutenant, Robert Hibbert
Ensign, Paul Phipps
Captain, Archibald Galbraith, Esq.
Lieutenants, Robert Ewart and Richard Henderson, gentlemen
1st Lieutenant, William McMurdo
2nd Lieutenant, William Jonas
Lieutenant Fireworker, Peter Ober
Commander-in-Chief, Sir Peter Parker, Knight, Vice Admiral of the White
Secretary, Samuel Hodgson, Esq.
Joshua Rowley, Esq., Rear-Admiral of the Red
Sandwich, Sylvester Moriarty, 90
Ramillies, John Cowling, 74
Actaeon, Frances Harry, 44
Ulysses , John Thomas, 44
Southampton, William Affleck, 36
Pallas, Thomas spry, 36
Diamond, Christopher Parker, 32
Fox, Hon. T. Windsor, 32
Licorne, Hon. T. Cadogan, 32
Lowestoffe [or Lowestosse], George Stoney, 32
Nestor, James McNemarra, 32
Resource, Bartholomew Samuel Rowley, 28
Pomona, Charles Edmund Nugent, 28
Unicorn, Benjamin Archer, 28
Hinchinbrooke, John Fish, 28
Hydra, Charles Hotchkys, 24, Esquires
Store-keeper, Lewis Robert Allen, Esq.
Ordnance-keeper, Robert Benton, Esq.
Agent Victualler, John Coverdale, Esq.
Master Builder, Mr. Alexander Innes
Master Attendant, Mr. W. Forfar
Surgeon and Agent, Robert Wood, Esq.
Clerk, Mr. William Frank
Assistant Surgeons, Messrs. Thomas Brock and James Cunningham
Contractor for shipping provisions, etc. Robert Grant, Esq.
Established in Kingston, 21st May, 1729
The Commander in Chief
Four senior Members of the Council
Speaker of the Assembly
Custos for Kingston
Chief Justice of Common Pleas
Four senior Magistrates of Kingston
Members of Assembly for Kingston
Rector, Church-Wardens, and Vestrymen of Kingston
for the time being; together with six Inhabitants, to be chosen annually
Those for the present year are:
Edward Manby, Esquires
Paul Phipps, Esq., Treasurer
Chief Master, and Teacher of the Classics, Alexander Cumine, A. M.
Writing-Master and Accountant, Mr. Walter Gibbes
Teacher of the Mathematics, Mr. Maurice West
Teacher of the French and Spanish languages, Mr. J. B. Grosicard
The number of boys now under tuition, 64
Girls, instructed in Reading, Writing and Accounts, 15
Officers and Committee for the present year:
Eliphalet Fitch, Esq., President
Allan McLean , Esq., Vice-President
Robert Hibbert, Esq., Treasurer
John Coppell, Esquires, are of the Committee
Edward Marriott, Esq., Secretary
-> Note: Nine Members make up a Quorum to do business.
John Jaques, Esq., President
Dr. Langley, Physician
Doctors Drysdale and MacGlashen, Surgeons
Assistant Dr. and Supervisor, Dr. William Coakley
The Church-Wardens of Kingston, Treasurers
Hon. Robert Sewell, Esq., Attorney General
Honorable Thomas Harrison, Esq., Advocate-General
John Sharpe, Esq., Kings Counsel
George C. Ricketts
John Proc. Baker
Zach. B. Edwards
Edmund Kelly, Esquires
Curtin, N. Travers
Colburn, John B.
Dallas, Stewart G.
East, David Brown
Lewi_, James, jun.
Matthews, Eth. Thomas
Matthews, William Henry
Roberts, John Stephen
Somersett, John S..
Taylor, John Wilson
Woodruff, James Wilman
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