Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. NEV_1730_00

De Witt v Abbott



Case Name Long

Philip and Ann De Witt v Edward and Ann Abbott


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [218] p.287–288 (9 July 1730 – 25 Nov. 1731)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.2 (1 June 1729 – 16 June 1732) p.261, 466–467, 480: PC 2/91/261, 466–467, 480



Colonial Courts


Nevis Chancery – 2 Dec. 1729



Abbott, Ann, respondent (widow of Richard [1])


Abbott, Edward, respondent (youngest son of Richard [1])


Abbott, Richard (1), deceased (husband of Ann, father of Richard [2] and Edward)


Abbott, Richard (2), deceased (eldest son and heir of Richard [1])


De Witt (DeWitt), Ann (Anne), appellant (wife of Philip)


De Witt (DeWitt), Philip, appellant (husband of Ann)



Appeal from the Chancery’s decree upon a bill against Edward, Ann, and Richard Abbott (heir) for restitution of lands disseized by the late Richard Abbott from Ann De Witt.


Appeal dismissed.


Printed Cases

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


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