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Royal Gazette

May 25, 1793

Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies


Monday last anchored in this harbour, his Majesty's packet boat Antelope, Captain Kempthorne, 41 days from Falmouth. Passengers: Colonel Horneck, of the 62nd regiment; Lieut. Nicholson, of the Royals; Lieut. Stanzer, of the 13th; Mr. and Mrs. Lawes; Capt Russell, and Mr. Wm. Smith.

On the Besty and Brothers, from Glasgow, Messrs. Murdoch, Wood, Smith, Stewart, Rupert, Clafford, Graham, Adams, and Calder.


On the Eliza, for Liverpool, went Messrs. C. Fairclough, Taylor, and Witters.

May 17 William Robertson, St. Ann

May 18 Mary Boyd, Clarendon

" Thomas Christian, St. Ann

" Samuel William Dawes, Hanover

" Sarah Dawes, Hanover

" Isabella Dawes, Hanover

" John Dawes, and a mulatto boy named Billy, Hanover

" Thomas Laing, Kingston

" Elizabeth Mitchell, Kingston

" Thomas Stoney, St. Ann

" Jeffe Sleater, St. Andrew

" J.B. Scriven, St. Catherine

" John Trembrall, a free mulatto, Westmorland

May 22 Thomas Dawes, Kingston

" George Davis, a free black man, Kingston

" Alexander McBean, St. Ann

" George F. McBean, St. Ann

" Margaret McBean, St. Ann

" John Sewell, Kingston

" Ann Tawes, a free mulatto, Kingston

May 23 Robert Dixon, Trelawny

" Simon Stuart Harris, St. Thos. In the Vale

" Robert Ireland, Trelawny

" John McFarlane, St. James

" Elizabeth Pattison, Hanover

" John Pendrill, St.James

" Margaret Ross Pendrill, St.James

" Samuel Vaughan, jun., St.James


In Hanover, Mr. Thomas Minto to Miss Roberts.


At Edinburgh, the 28th of March last, John Grant, Esq. formerly Chief Justice of this Island.

At Port Royal, Mr. Cornelius Murray, of this town, Merchant.

On board his Majesty's ship Providence, Mr. Richard Hine, midshipman.

In this town, Mrs. H.C. Jennings and the infant son of Mr. Davis.

In Saxham, in Hanover, Richard Atkinson, Esq. of the Bogue Estate, near this town.

Last night, at Worcester Estate, in this parish, Mr. Michael Galbraith, mason.


Extract of a letter from Bristol, 22 March:

The war has laid up all the African ships; no more will go. Many that were loaded have discharged their cargoes and are laid by, so that the Planters must expect no more slaves than from the ships now out, until 12 or 18 months after peace may take place.

CAVEATS entered in this Office

On whose Estate/By whom entered

May 13 Ord, James by The Hon. J. Wildman

May 22 McCullock, Ann by Edward Wilson

May 22 Price, Thomas by Richard Milburn

May 23 McCorquodale, D. by John M. Naughton & Patrick McIntyre

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