Appeals to the Privy Council
Report No. 11_1774_00

Bean v Wanton

Rhode Island 


Case Name Short

Bean v Wanton

Case Name Long

Samuel Bean and Isaac Walker, Francis Newton and John Colville v Gideon Wanton and John Wanton


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation 

v.5 [291] p.394 – 13 April 1774 – entry 1

PC Register Citation 

George III v.10 (January 1773 – April 1774) p.510–511: PC 2/117/510–511


APC Citation 

v.5 [291] p.394 – 6 July 1774 – entry 2

PC Register Citation 

George III v.11 (May 1774 – May 1775) p.148–149, 170–171, 509–510: PC 2/118/148–149, 170–171, 509–510


PC Register Citation 

George III v.12 (June 1775 – May 1776) p.35: PC 2/119/35


Colonial Courts

Inferior Court – 18 November 1771

Superior Court


Bean, David (party in action in lower court)

Bean, Samuel, bankrupt merchant, of London

Bell, Thomas, merchant, of London

Colville, John, merchant, of London (assignee of Samuel Bean)

Newton, Francis (assignee of Samuel Bean)

Rodman, William, deceased

Walker, Isaac (assignee of Samuel Bean)

Wanton, Gideon (executor of William Rodman)

Wanton, John (executor of William Rodman)


Action to recover sum allegedly due bankrupt merchant


Appeal admitted; no further disposition stated in the APC


Printed Cases

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

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