Appeals to the Privy Council

Report No. 11_1747_03

Brenton v Remington

Rhode Island 

Case Name Short

Brenton v Remington

Case Name Long

Benjamin Brenton v Gersham Remington


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation 

v.4 [57] p.42 – 3 June 1747 – entry 1

PC Register Citation 

George II v.11 (1 August 1746 – 30 April 1748) p.219, 275: PC 2/100/219, 275


APC Citation 

v.4 [57] p.42 – 30 April 1751 – entry 2

PC Register Citation 

George II v.13 (1 May 1750 – 30 March 1752) p.142–143, 209–210: PC 2/102/142–143, 209–210


Colonial Courts

Inferior Court

Superior Court – 25 March 1746


Brenton, Benjamin, mariner, of Newport

Remington, Gersham


Land (“writ of ejectment,” according to the APC; “Writ of Trespass and Ejectment,” according to the Committee report) in Jamestown, Newport County




On the original action involved here, see Additional Research.

The dispute, according to Bilder, Salamanders and Sons of God, p.305, continues attempts by the Brenton family to reclaim land long held by the Remingtons (Remington v Brenton, 11_1709_00, APC, v.2 [1095] p.605).

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

Table of Cases (Brenton v Remington)


Printed Cases

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

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