Appeals to the Privy Council

Report No. 08_1680_00

Ward v Palmer

New York 

Case Name Short

Ward v Palmer

Case Name Long

John Ward v Mrs. John Palmer


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series

view_APC  view_CSP

APC Citation 

v.1 [1334] p.879 – January 28, 1680 – entry 1

CSP Citation 

V no. 1283

PC Register Citation 

Charles II v.15 (21 April 1679 – 29 May 1680) p.371: PC 2/68/371


APC Citation 

v.1 [1334] p.884–885 – March 9, 1680 – entry 2

PC Register Citation 

Charles II v.15 (21 April 1679 – 29 May 1680) p.425: PC 2/68/425


Colonial Courts

Mayor’s Court – New York City – 22 July 1679

General Court of Assizes – 1–3 October 1679


Palmer, John (husband of widow of John Winder)

Palmer, Mrs. John (widow and administratrix for John Winder and wife of John Palmer)

Ward, John

Winder, John of City of New Yorke, deceased




Sentence is repealed and made void. Judgment in Mayor’s Court is affirmed.


There is an interesting discussion in the CSP (March 2, 1680) as to methods of payment, including wampum and beaver.

References in Smith, Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Plantations

Table of Cases (Ward v Palmer)


Printed Cases

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Privy Council Documents in PC 1 at The National Archives at Kew

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