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Indenture relating to a plantation in Grenada, 1817

Identifier: Coll-98/4/8/8

Scope and Contents

Large indenture on vellum relating to legal transactions concerning slaves and estates in St Andrews, Grenada (West Indies), involving mainly but not exclusively Evan Baillie, John and Catherine Bagot, and Alexander Fraser. The first page is a schedule of the enslaved people present on the plantation in 1817, and the children born in the following years. The list gives their first name, their origin, their age, and any 'distinctive mark'.


  • Creation: 1817

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.


0.6 linear metre

Custodial History

It is unclear why this indenture became a part of the Mackinnon Collection.

Previous reference

Mackinnon 11


57 cm x 65 cm

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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