Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. ANT_1718_03

Eversden v Douglas



Case Name Long

Benjamin Eversden and John Wright v Henry Douglas, Nathaniel Crump, et al.


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [1306] p.751 (21 Dec. 1718 – 28 March 1720)

  PC Register Citation

George I v.2 (2 March 1717 – 25 Aug. 1720) p.209, 216–217, 371, 399–400, 401–402: PC 2/86/209, 216–217, 371, 399–400, 401–402



Colonial Courts


Governor and Council of the Leeward Islands as a Court of Errors – 14 July 1718


Chancery Court – 17 July 1719



Crump, Nathaniel, respondent (executor of John Martin)


Daniel, Richard


Douglas, Henry, provost marshal, respondent


Eversden, Benjamin, merchant, appellant


Martin, John, senior, deceased


Wright, John, appellant



Appeal from a decision recovering a bond from Eversden and Wright as securities.


Both judgments reversed, relieving appellants against the bond.


A typographical error in the APC lists the court date once as 1709.


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

Table of Cases (Eversden v Douglass)


Printed Cases

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


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