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The history, civil and commercial, of the British colonies in the West Indies / by Bryan Edwards
Bib ID 8414110
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Edwards, Bryan, 1743-1800, author
 
Edition Third edition, with considerable additions. 
Description London : Printed for John Stockdale, 1801 
3 volumes (xxiii, 576; viii, 617; xxxii, 477 pages) : portfolios, folded plates, folded maps, portrait ; 21 cm 
Series

Hallstrom Pacific Collection.

Full contents
  • v.1. Sketch of the life of the author, written by himself a short time before his death. A general view of their ancient state and inhabitants. Jamaica. English Charaibean islands. Observations on the disposition, character, manners, and habits of life of the Maroon Negroes of the Island of Jamaica; and a detail of the origin, progress, and termination of the late War between those people and the white Inhabitants. Proceedings of the Assembly relative to the Maroons.
  • v.2. Present inhabitants. Agriculture. Government and commerce. Appendix: Containing tables of West Indian exports and imports to and from Great Britain and Ireland.
  • v.3. An historical survey of the French colony in the Island of St. Domingo: comprehending an account of the revolt of the negroes in the year 1791, and a detail of the military transactions of the British Army in that island, in the years 1793 & 1794. Young, Sir William. A tour through the several islands of Barbadoes, St. Vincent, Antigua, Tobago, and Grenada, in the years 1791 and 1792. Historical account of the Constitution of Jamaica. Broughton, Arthur. Hortus Eastensis: or, A catalogue of exotic plants, in the Garden of Hinton East, Esq; in the mountains of Linguanea, in the Island of Jamaica, at the time of his decease.
  • CONTINUED Postscript to the Historical survey of St. Domingo. History of the war in the West Indies, from its commencement in February 1793.
 
Notes

Originally published London, 1793.

"A tour through the several islands of Barbadoes, St. Vincent, Antigua, Tobago, and Grenada ... by Sir William Young ... ": v. 3, p. [241]-284.

Subjects West Indies, British -- History.  |  Islands of the Atlantic -- History.  |  West Indies -- British West Indies.  |  Atlantic Ocean -- Islands of the Atlantic.  |  Botany Slavery
Form/genre History.
Other authors/contributors Young, William, Sir, 1749-1815

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