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Legal papers concerning Hannagalla Coffee Plantation, Ceylon., 1844-1865.

Identifier: MS.19227

Scope and Contents

In 1844 Bruce Bremner, his brother Dugald, and Alexander Geddes, an Aberdeenshire farmer, entered into partnership to purchase and cultivate this plantation, Geddes being the resident partner. Included here are copies of the 1844 agreement (folios 1,6), and of the case between Bruce and Dugald Bremner v Mrs Bathurst Geddes, widow of Alexander, in 1854 (folio 9), there are also plans of the Hannagalla estate, 1854, 1856 (folios 6-19), and insurance policies for Hannagalla coffee shipped from Colombo to London, 1861-1862 (folios 20-25).


  • Creation: 1844-1865.

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25 Leaves ; Folio and under.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


25 folios.

Separated Materials

See also Ch.15255-15257.

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