Proof of the purchase of Pero
University of Bristol ref: Pinney Letter Book 3 (March 1770)
Reproduced with the permission of the Director of Information Services, University of Bristol and the Pinney family

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A List of Negroes Purchased by Jo[h]n Pinney

since his first Arrival in Nevis Decem[be]r 23rd 1764

which are this day January the first 1769 living.

When

Purchased

Negroes Names Of whom purchased

Sup[pose?]d Ages

when purchased

Death or other occurences
  Warrington   18 Years  
1765 Bettiscombe   13 D[itt]o  
  Bridport   12 D[itt]o  
  Pillmarsh   12 D[itt]o  

January

the 11th

Michael Wharton Douglas 13 D[itt]o  
  Azariah
at
12 D[itt]o  
  Romeo St Christophers 11D[itt]o  
  Polly 8 Ebba's 12 D[itt]o  
  Harriott   25 Y[ea]rs old  
  Pero a creole Joanna Jones 12 D[itt]o  
July 4th Nancy d[itt]o
at
8 D[itt]o  
  Sheeba d[itt]o Nevis 6 D[itt]o  
  Ritta   20 D[itt]o  
  Violet

Smith & Baillies

at

1 1/2 Y[ea]r  
  Monimia

St Christophers

Ebbas

11 Y[ea]rs  
  Dorinda a Creole   40 D[itt]o  
Decem[ber] 23rd Primus D[itt]o John Rayner 10  
  Leah D[itt]o 3 In Nevis 8  
1766 George   11  
January 23rd Judy

Smith & Baillies

at

12  
  No-Moore 3

St Christophers

13  
  Charly Ebbas 12  
  Harlescombe   13  
  Frank James Smith 12  
  York In Nevis 11  
  Dorchester for 9 died Mar[ch] 8th 1769 by eating Dirt
January 29 Charlotte Smith & Baillies 12  
  Caroline at 12  
  Diana St Christophers 11  
  Myrtilla Ebbas 11  
  Cordelia 10   11 Died Aug[us]t 1769 by eating Dirt
April 23rd Billey a Creole J S Marshalls 29  
May 8 Fanny a Creole Sarah Kitt 24  

 

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