Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1688_01

Knights v Hallett



Case Name Long

Richard Knights v John Hallett


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [260] p.109–110 (11 May 1688)

  PC Register Citation

James II Part II (1 April 1687 – 16 Dec. 1688) p.666: PC 2/72/666



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 16 April 1684


Unnamed – 6 Aug. 1685



Chester, William (executor of John Woodward)


Fowler, Christopher, merchant


Hallett, John, esquire, merchant, respondent


Hallett, Richard, merchant


Knights, Benjamin, merchant, deceased


Knights, John, merchant, deceased


Knights, Richard, merchant, of Norwich, appellant (administrator of John, executor of Benjamin)


Woodward, Enoch


Woodward, John, deceased



Concerning bequests.


Not stated in the Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series.


Related to another Privy Council appeal:

Knights v Hallett – Report No. BAR_1703_00 (APC, v.2 [900] p.438–439).


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

Table of Cases (Knight v Hallett)


Printed Cases

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


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