Appeals to the Privy Council

Report No. 11_1721_02

In re The Pearl

Rhode Island 

Case Name Short

In re The Pearl

Case Name Long

In re The Pearl


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation 

v.3 [21] p.30 – 11 November 1721 – entry 1

PC Register Citation 

George I v.3 (25 August 1720 – 31 May 1722) p.360: PC 2/87/360


APC Citation 

v.3 [21] p.30 – 12 July 1723 – entry 2

PC Register Citation 

George I v.4 (1 June 1722 – 25 August 1724) p.280: PC 2/88/280


Colonial Courts

Rhode Island Admiralty Court – 6 May 1720


Allen, Daniel (owner of the Pearl)

Clarke, Samuel (owner of the Pearl)

Fox, Daniel (owner of the Pearl)

Littleton, James (owner of the Pearl)

Lowe, Joseph (owner of the Pearl)

Smart, Capt.

Tizard, Edward, sen. (owner of the Pearl)


Pearl (ship)


Condemnation, according to Smith (p.187), as ‘lawful capture’


Dismissed without prejudice to the prosecution of an appeal at common law or otherwise

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

Table of Cases (In re The Pearl)


Printed Cases

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

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