Papers of Nathaniel Cave

Scope and Content

The papers include mortgages of plantations called Lightfoots in St John and St Philip, and Maynards, Barbados; correspondence between Cave and his agents and attorneys, John Charles Armstrong and Augustus Briggs, giving details of the estate, sugar yields, etc.; family correspondence, with Cave's daughter and son-in-law, the Revd and Mrs. Vernon Yonge of Bolas Rectory, Wellington, Shropshire, and with his son Revd Robert Cave of Lydgate Rectory, Newmarket, 1824-67; extract from the diary of Revd Robert Cave, 1864.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers and correspondence of Nathaniel Cave, owner of sugar plantations in the West Indies.

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