Notes regarding the death of William Dawson, his personal possessions and his accounts

Object Title

Notes regarding the death of William Dawson, his personal possessions and his accounts

Notes regarding the death of William Dawson, his personal possessions and his accounts

Date

16 October 1814

Reference

DAW 1/2/2

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Probably compiled by Pudsey Dawson as executor of William Dawson's will. Includes:

1. Notes on William's voyage to Bombay and Madras, with a detailed account of his illness and death, and instances of any expenses incurred

2. List of possessions in William's house in Madras, together with an account of the contents of the Captain's cabin aboard the Piedmontaise, and a list of the officers aboard the ship

3. Queries arising from Pudsey's examination of the accounts of am's Arbuthnot, de Monte and Company, with some notes on William's illness and death

4. Notes regarding outstanding bills in Madras (damaged)

5. Accounts of silver plate belonging to William Dawson

6. Notes regarding the distribution of William's silver plate to his brother Ambrose and his sister Mary

Access Conditions

Open access

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Contents

  DAW 1/2/2 - Notes regarding the death of William Dawson, his personal possessions and his accounts