Contents and Arrangement

Case and opinion regarding William Rae's will, 1837 July 19

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

A copy of a case contesting the validity of William Rae's will and codicil, and the opinion of Mr. Batty in response to the claim.


Folders are organized in chronological order.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Dina Britain on October 25, 2007. Finding aid written by Dina Britain on October 29, 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Case and opinion regarding William Rae's will; Rae Family Estate Collection, C1222, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Jamaica Surveyed (2001) by B. W. Higman was consulted during preparation of the biographical note and information regarding the plantations.

Babington, Catherine, 1815-1886
Babington, Charles Maitland
Morin, John
Newall, Adam
Newall, David Rae
Rae, Jane.
Rae, John.
Rae, William, d. 1837.