Appeals to the Privy Council
Report No. 11_1761_00

Simons v Wanton

Rhode Island 


Case Name Short

Simons v Wanton

Case Name Long

Peter Simons v Joseph Wanton


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation 

v.4 [463] p.502 – 23 November 1761 – entry 1

PC Register Citation 

George III v.1 (25 October 1760 – 31 December 1761) p.590: PC 2/108/590


APC Citation 

v.4 [463] p.502 – 12 April 1762 – entry 2

PC Register Citation 

George III v.2 (1 January 1762 – 30 April 1763) p.175, 201–202: PC 2/109/175, 201–202


Colonial Courts

Inferior Court – November 1757

Superior Court – March 1758


Simons, Peter

Wanton, Joseph of Newport


Action to recover £65,421 13s 4d (old tenor of Rhode Island)


Dismissed for non-prosecution

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

Table of Cases (Simon v Wanton)


Printed Cases

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

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