Petitions

Reference: D/AP/U

Declaration of loyalty by the estate and inhabitants of the Island of Jersey to maintain the protestant religion and maintain the King's laws, references to Coutances and customs of Normandy, document not signed or dated, refers to the 1640s

Reference: D/AP/U/1

Date: 1640 - 1649

Petition to the Lieutenant Bailiff and Jurats of the Royal Court from Jean de Carteret, Constable of St Ouen regarding supplying more vraic carts and requesting a committee be set up to help work in St Mary, St John and St Lawrence (all of whom use the St Ouen's carts) and consent to sale of vraic in Le Havre. Also sheet of rules re. vraic in St Ouen

Reference: D/AP/U/2

Date: 1775 - 1775

Petition to the States of Jersey from Major Moses Corbet, Lieutenant Governor recommending the States of Jersey repeal the Acts of 1771 relating to taxes to imports of rum and genieve

Reference: D/AP/U/3

Date: August 22nd 1772 - August 22nd 1772

Petition to the States of Jersey from the people of St Mary regarding the pension of the Lieutenant Bailiff, Bailiff and Procureur, value of a vergeé of land and tithes for vergeés. Lodged au Greffe 28 July 1798

Reference: D/AP/U/4

Date: July 28th 1798 - July 28th 1798

Petition to the States of Jersey from the inhabitants of St Ouen regarding the threat of the enemy on the neighbouring French coast and tithes (dîmes). Lodged au Greffe

Reference: D/AP/U/5

Date: July 28th 1798 - July 28th 1798

Petition to the States of Jersey from the inhabitants of St Brelade regarding the threat of the enemy on the neighbouring French coast and tithes (dîmes). Lodged au Greffe

Reference: D/AP/U/6

Date: July 28th 1798 - July 28th 1798

Petition to the States of Jersey from the inhabitants of Trinity regarding the threat of the enemy on the neighbouring French coast and tithes (dîmes). Lodged au Greffe

Reference: D/AP/U/7

Date: July 28th 1798 - July 28th 1798

Petition to the States of Jersey from the inhabitants of St Peter regarding the threat of the enemy on the neighbouring French coast and tithes (dîmes). Lodged au Greffe

Reference: D/AP/U/8

Date: August 4th 1798 - August 4th 1798

Petition to the States of Jersey from the inhabitants of St Lawrence regarding the threat of the enemy on the neighbouring French coast and tithes (dîmes) not dated

Reference: D/AP/U/9

Date: 1798 - 1798

Petition to the States of Jersey from the inhabitants of St John regarding the threat of the enemy on the neighbouring French coast and tithes (dîmes) not dated

Reference: D/AP/U/10

Date: 1798 - 1798

Petition to Lord Viscount Melbourne from the States of Jersey re. the oyster fishing trade in Jersey and the laying down of fishing boundaries between Jersey and France (end of letter missing & not dated)

Reference: D/AP/U/11

Date: 1820 - 1830

Petition to Major General Sir William Thornton, Lieutenant Governor; Sir John de Veulle, Bailiff and the States of Jersey from the Colonels of the Militia requesting permission to improve the new sets of accoutrements received from His Majesty's Government. Lodged au Greffe

Reference: D/AP/U/12

Date: March 5th 1834 - March 5th 1834

Petition to Archibald Campbell, Lieutenant Governor; Jean de Veulle, Bailiff and the States of Jersey from the proprietor of cultivated land and others with interests in agriculture in Grouville regarding the suffering of those connected with agriculture and requesting the protection of the legislative assembly, also requesting the prohibition of the importation of horses, pigs, lard, fruit and vegetables from France (not dated)

Reference: D/AP/U/13

Date: 1835 - 1838

Letter to the States of Jersey from Philippe Jean Ouless re. the dedication of his book 'The Scenic Beauties of the Island of Jersey' to the States. Lodged au Greffe

Reference: D/AP/U/14

Date: September 10th 1840 - September 10th 1840

Petition to Major General James Reynett, Lieutenant Governor; Edward Leonard Bisson, Lieutenant Bailiff and the States of Jersey from Philip Falle re. the lithographs of John Le Capelain presented to the Crown at the request of the States, asking the States to finance the production of facsimilies for display in the Public Library (not dated)

Reference: D/AP/U/15

Date: 1847 - 1852

Petition to Jean Hammond, Bailiff and the States of Jersey from the proprietors of hackney coaches (fiacres), cabs and other vehicles regarding annual licence fees, reference to the law passed 1 May 1862

Reference: D/AP/U/16

Date: 1862 - 1862

Petition to Major General Robert Percy Douglas, Lieutenant Governor, Jean Hammond, Bailiff and the States of Jersey from the inhabitants of the parish of St Lawrence requesting the States to re-consider the plan presented to them by Thomas Gallichan for a proposed route to St Lawrence, suggest the only option are plans from the 1840s of a road from Millbrook to the parish Church (not dated)

Reference: D/AP/U/17

Date: 1860 - 1863

Petition to Major General Burke Cuppage, Lieutenant Governor; Jean Hammond, Bailiff and the States of Jersey from the licensed boatmen of St Helier suggesting an amendment in the law regarding boatmen and outlining the problem of non licensed small boats taking their trade (not dated)

Reference: D/AP/U/18

Date: 1863 - 1868

Petition to Major General Philip Melmouth Nelson Guy, Lieutenant Governor; Jean Hammond, Bailiff and the States of Jersey from Maxwell Bury, proprietor of the granite quarry at La Moye regarding the problem of transporting granite from La Moye, suggests the building of a railway or tramway (not dated)

Reference: D/AP/U/19

Date: 1868 - 1873

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