|Description||These are the legal, business, and personal papers of the Pinney Family relating to their estates in the West Indies on the Island of Nevis, and their trade between the West Indies and England.|
The Collection contains the following types of documents: business correspondence and papers; family correspondence and papers; estate papers; legal papers including property deeds, mortgages and sales; plantation and other business accounts. Included are materials relating to the slaves owned by the Pinney estates.
Detailed paper lists available in Special Collections, which follow the following sequence:
Pinney West Indies Boxes in chronological order: 15 archive boxes
Pinney West Indies Boxes A-O: 13 archive boxes
Access terms (Library of Congress Subject Headings): Nevis; Property--West Indies; Slavery--West Indies; Agriculture--West Indies; International trade; Pinney, Charles. (1793-1867) Mayor of Bristol; Pinney, Hester. (1658-1739); Pinney, Nathaniel. (1659-1724) Merchant; Pinney, John Frederick. (1719-1762) Merchant Plantation Owner; Pinney, Azariah. (1708-1760) Merchant Plantation Owner; Glasgow (Scotland); Edinburgh (Scotland); Liverpool (England); London (England); Bristol (England); Bath (England); Cambridge (England); Salisbury (England)