Appeals to the Privy Council

Report No. 08_1716_00

Gouverneur v DeBiemer

New York 

Case Name Short

Gouverneur v De Biemer

Not a ‘true’ appeal.
Case Name Long

Abraham Gouverneur et al v Isaac De Biemer, sen.


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation 

v.2 [1251] p.708 – 10 March 1716 – entry 1

PC Register Citation 

George I v.1 (1 August 1714 – 2 March 1717) p.350: PC 2/85/350


Colonial Courts

No final judgment below


De Biemer, Isaac, sen.

Gouverneur, Abraham


Complaining of “a delay of justice in a cause depending before the Governor between them and Isaac De Biemer, senior,” according to the APC


Not stated in the APC. Citing the N.Y. Chancery Mins., 1711/2–19, 55, Smith (p.239) says that “an appeal was granted on May 20, 1717 but the appeal body was not designated.”


The Privy Council’s register indicates that the petition asks that the Governor be required to give a speedy judgment in the matter.

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

Table of Cases (Gouvernour et al v De Reimer). Note that Smith gives name as De Reimer.


Printed Cases

Not found

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

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