LEWIS, Matthew Gregory. Journal of a West India proprietor, kept during a residence in the island of Jamaica. London, J. Murray, 1834.Later half morocco. 408 pp. First edition. - Account of two journeys in Jamaica in 1815 - 1817, published posthumously. Lewis inherited extensive property in Jamaica and wrote this journal during his visits there in 1815 and 1817. On his second visit he contracted the yellow fever which led to his death on the voyage home. 'An interesting document dealing with the state of the island after the abolition of the slave trade and before the freeing of the blacks' (Ragatz p.227). - A fine copy of one of the best pictures of Caribbean plantation life.Sabin 40821; Work p.268. [Boeknr.: 8537 ]

€ 225,00

MAIR, Lucille Mathurin. Women field workers in Jamaica during slavery. Mona, University of the West Indies, 1986. Wrappers. 14 pp. - (Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture). [Boeknr.: 28827 ]

€ 15,00

STERNE, Henry. A statement of facts, submitted to .. Glenelg ... secretary of state for the colonies, preparatory to an appeal about to be made by the author, to the Commons of Great Britain, seeking redress for grievances of a most serious tendency, committed upon him, under the administration of .. the Marquis of Sligo, the late governor and Joshua Rowe, the present lord chief justice of the island of Jamaica. London, J.C. Chappell, 1837.Modern cloth. With folding table. XII,282,VII pp. First edition. - State of justice and treatment of the freed slaves in Jamaica from 1834-36 published at the author's expense after a long period of residency in Jamaica. The present work contains details of numerous trials and inquests relating to miscarriages of justice, including copious documentation of severe flogging of freed slaves. - (Age-browned).Sabin 91339; Afro-Americana 9813. [Boeknr.: 20155 ]

€ 225,00

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