Jamaica, as it Was, as it Is, and as it May be: Comprising Interesting Topics for Absent Proprietors, Merchants &c., and Valuable Hints to Persons Intending to Emigrate to the Island: Also an Authentic Narrative of the Negro Insurrection in 1831; with a Faithful Detail of the Manners, Customs and Habits of the Colonists, and a Description of the Country, Climate, Productions, &c., Including an Abridgment of the Slave Law

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T. Hurst, 1835 - Jamaica - 317 pages
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Page 308 - England in the name and with the privity of the accountant-general of the court of Chancery, to be placed to his account there to the credit of the owner (describing...
Page 303 - An Act for the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies, for promoting the Industry of the manumitted Slaves, and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the services of such Slaves...
Page 308 - ... amount to or exceed the sum of two hundred pounds, with all convenient speed be paid into ' the Bank of England, in the name and with the privity of the Accountant General of the Court of Exchequer, to be placed to his account there ex parte " The Copyhold Commissioners...
Page 308 - Act made in. the First Year of the Reign of King George the Fourth, intituled An Act for the better...
Page 308 - ... to the intent that such money shall be applied, under the direction and with the approbation of the said court, to be signified by an order made upon a petition to be preferred in a summary way...
Page 138 - Minerva, holding a trident In one hand, and in the other a mirror, reflecting the rays of the benign influence of Heaven on the produce of the Island; behind her the British Lion, supporting her shield, a conch shell at her feet, and at a distance a ship under sail Legend, Has fovet, hns cural, servatque, Britannia Mater.
Page 303 - Privy Council, to order and declare, and it is hereby ordered and declared, That...
Page 306 - ... monies shall be allotted, and shall be subject to the same rules of distribution, and to the same charges and liabilities, as the same slave or slaves respectively would have been subject to, according to the several estates and interests of the parties entitled 305 thereto, and agreeably to the laws and usages of the particular colony in which such slave or slaves may be registered or settled.
Page 306 - ... inquire and consider of the principles upon which and the manner in which provision might be most effectually made for the protection of any interest in any such compensation money which may belong to or be vested in any married women, infants, lunatics, or persons of insane or unsound mind, or persons beyond the seas, or labouring under any other legal or natural disability or incapacity, and according to what rules, and in what manner, and under what authority trustees should, when necessary,...
Page 306 - ... the rights and interests of the parties and the trusts and limitations in pursuance thereof, together with all necessary provisions for the indemnity of the trustees ; and shall direct the compensation monies to be invested in the public funds in the names of such trustees, for the benefit of the parties entitled thereto, in pursuance of such trusts, and according to such respective rights and interests. 5. That in case of the death of any person entitled to such compensation monies who may die...

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