THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
Publication No. 345.
The Governor General of Grenada to the Secretary of State.
Source :-Public Record Office. State Papers Colonial.
Published by the courtesy of the Master of the Rolls and the
Deputy Keeper of the Public Records.
May ist, 1768.
In addition to what I had lately the honour of writing to
Your Lordship concerning the Island of Tobago I have the
pleasure of informing you that by the preparations which
many of the purchasers are making to go and settle their
lands, there is still a nearer prospect of that Island becoming
I send enclosed a list of proprietors with their places of
residence as they stood on the first of last month but must
observe that though the number of proprietors then resident
in the Island was but twenty yet as many more who are
absent, have begun their settlements and I shall, soon have
exact returns of all particulars there for Your Lordships
I have the honour to be with the greatest respect,
Your Lordships most obedient and most
The Right Honourable
THE EARL OF HILLSBOROUGH.
List of Purchasers of Land in His Majesty's Island of Tobago.
Residenters within the Government of the Southern
Tobago ... 20 St. Vincent ... 5
Grenada ... 28 Dominica ... 3
Great Britain... 6 Barbados ... 9
St. Christophers 3 Antigua ... 2
Surinam ... I
Total ... 77