Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1777_05

Perrin v Blake

Perrin v Witter



Case Name Long

William Perrin and Thomas Vaughan v Hannah Blake

Case Name Long

William Perrin and Thomas Vaughan v Norwood Witter


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.5 [355] p.455 (4 July 1777)

  PC Register Citation

George III v.14 (June 1777 – March 1778) p.71–106, 129–130: PC 2/121/71–106, 129–130



Colonial Courts


Supreme Court – Nov. 1758


Court of Errors – Nov. 1762



Blake, Hannah, respondent


Perrin, Thomas, appellant


Vaughan, Thomas, appellant


Witter, Norwood, respondent



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


Judgments reversed.


Related to other Privy Council appeals:

Williams v Witter – Report No. JAM_1746_03 (APC, v.4 [42] p.36)

Witter v Doe – Report No. JAM_1750_02 (APC, v.4 [142] p.110–111)

Doe v Witter, Doe v Blake – Report No. JAM_1764_05 (APC, v.4 [583] p.694–695).

The first names of the parties are not provided in [355] of v.5 of the APC but are provided in the related cases.


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Committee report (Perrin and Vaughan v Blake) – 24 June 1777 (PC 1/56/77) view_Document
Notes about
Referenced in APC v.6 [959] p.572–573.