Hunthum

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Willem Hunthum - Legacy
... Although Hunthum's interest in the islands was only very limited, he nonetheless achieved a form of legacy in the name of modern day Hunthum's Ghut, a channel ... only by foot, and it is reasonable to conjecture that this was the grand house built by Hunthum to oversee his interests, although it is not clear that he ...
Willem Hunthum
... Willem Hunthum was a Dutch merchant and the last legally recognised Dutch owner of Tortola in what later became the British Virgin Islands ... Hunthum was regarded as either Patron or "Governor" of the Territory from 1663 to 1672 when control of the islands passed to the British in the Third Anglo-Dutch War ...
Willem Hunthum - Ownership of Tortola
... Hunthum was a Rotterdam merchant, who purchased the property right to Tortola, and possibly certain other of the Virgin Islands, from the Dutch West India ... It is believed that Hunthum's interest in the Territory related (or became related) primarily to the nascent trade in slaves rather than the ... It appears Hunthum's interest in his acquisition was limited, and he never sought to actively develop his investment ...
History Of The British Virgin Islands - 1672 - British Colonisation
... The Dutch averred that in 1672 Willem Hunthum put Tortola under the protection of Colonel Sir William Stapleton, the English Governor-General of the Leeward Islands ... on the private rights of the widow of Willem Hunthum ... the 1628 patent granted to the Earl of Carlisle (which was inconsistent with Hunthum's title being sold to him by the Dutch West India company), and ...