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Royal Gazette

September 13, 1794

Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies



In the Earl of Derby, from Liverpool, the Rev. Mr. Crigan and Miss Johnston.


Brigadier General Horneck and Major Blackwell, his Aide-de-Camp, sailed on Sunday for Port-au-Prince in the brig Mary, McIver, under convoy of his Majesty's ship Penelope, Capt. Gregory.

Sep 9 Elizabeth Cole, Clarendon

Sep 9 Elizabeth Farquhar, Clarendon

Sep 9 George Shaw, Kingston

Sep 9 Martha Yorke, Clarendon


In Trelawny, Peter Francklyn, Esq. Collector of the Customs for this port, to Mrs. Elizabeth Harding, of Weston Favel estate, in that parish.


At Mount Easy Plantation, in the parish of St. David, Mrs. Mary French.

At Port Royal, Capt. Roberts, of his Majesty's ship Success; and Capt. Hills, of his Majesty's ship Hermione.

In this town, Mr. William Porter, merchant; Mr. Alexander Murray; Mr. Richard Scott; and Mr. Samuel Nelme.

Montego Bay, Sept 6 - At Belfield estate, (Crawford's) in this parish, Mr. Robert Dickson; At Easthams, Mr. Robert Chapman, Overseer on that property.


Two people of colour have been apprehended on suspicion of having been concerned in the robbery of Mr. Kennedy's store; on one of them, a woman, some of the stolen goods were found, and she led to the discovery of a mulatto Spaniard who has not yet been examined.

An inquest was held yesterday on the body of a Mr. Smith, an elderly Gentleman, from the country, who went to bed at his lodgings in Water Jane, the preceding evening, to apparent good health, but died suddenly in the night. The verdict was "by the visitation of God."

Liguanea, Aug 15, 1794 - Whereas there appear Judgments, to a very considerable amount, in the Clerk of the Court's Office, open against the Subscriber, the greater part whereof have been long since paid. All person whose Judgments are satisfied are hereby required to enter satisfaction thereon, otherwise the law respecting such neglect will be strictly enforced. - Edward Woollery

Morant Bay, July 10, 1794 - To be Sold, Richmond Hill Plantation, in the parish of St. Thomas in the East, containing seventy-two and a half acres of land; twenty of which are in very excellent plantain walk, and the rest in well established guinea grass, completely fenced, and sub-divided into small pastures. This settlement is within three miles of Port Morant Harbour, commands a beautiful prospect, and is well adapted for a jobber. There is a most excellent dwelling house on the premise, and a very convenient set of offices in good repair. For particulars apply to James Renny, at Morant Bay.

CAVEATS entered in this Office

On whose Estate/By whom entered

Sep 5 Watson, Fletcher by John Pate

Sep 5 Thomson, Alexander by James Lyon & John Black

Sep 5 Morgan, Elizabeth Ackley by William Morgan

Sep 5 Young, George by George Harrison

Sep 5 Clarke, Robert by George Harrison

Sep 6 McKinnon, Lachlan by Alexander Macleod

Sep 6 McKenzie, Kenneth by Clapham Tullock

Sep 10 Young, George by Robert Boyd

Sep 10 Millie, David by William McPherson & James Sampson

Sep 11 Thomas, William by Arthur McKenzie

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