Purchase by John Helden of Negro's Nest on the island of St Kitts
Warrants, Letters, etc. 1720, January-June in Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 1, 1729-1730, ed. William A Shaw (London, 1897) pp. 503-524. May 6, 1730 Warrant from the Lords of the Treasury to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, &c. To accept from John Helden 893l. 2s. 2d. in full discharge of the principal sum payable to His Majesty as the remainder purchase money for 157 acres in the quarter of Cabeca Terre, St. Christopher, commonly known as the Negro's Nest, Helden having been in possession of same when it was sold by the Commissioners for disposing of French lands in the Island of St. Christopher, and his wife having petitioned for him. Money Book XXXV. pp. 194-5. Note: Cabeca Terre aka Capesterre or Cabecaterre. St. Christopher aka St. Kitts.