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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 O/428
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: TURNBULL, John
Date(s): 1801
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

Wakenaam is an island at the mouth of the Essequibo River of Guyana, South America.

Parties named in the conveyance are: 1. John Turnbull, John Forbes, Broad St., City, merchants and co-partners; 2. Thomas Hussey, late of Demerary, now Manchester St, Manchester Sq., St. Marylebone, esq; 3. John McArthur, York Pl., Portman Sq., St. Marylebone, esq; 4. John McKirdy, F. Schovers, Demerary, esqs; 5. Tully Higgins, J. H. Horkel, Island of Wakenaam, esqs.


Scope and content/abstract:

Conveyance of the de Leifde coffee plantation on the Island of Wakenaam, Guyana.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted to the Archive in December 1974.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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