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Anon, A Speech Made by a Black of Guardaloupe (1709)

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. Abstract“A Speech Made by a Black of Guardaloupe” was published in London in 1709 alongside an open letter, “A Letter from a Merchant at Jamaica To A Member of Parliament, […]

Clara, The Narrative of Clara: In The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies, Edwards (1793)

William Bond X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractClara’s narrative was published within a footnote (62-3 of Volume II) in Bryan Edwards’s History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. The footnote also includes another […]

Great Britain Board of Trade, Report of the Lords of the Committee of Council, 11th of February 1788 (1789) Part1

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe British Board of Trade, formerly the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantations, delivered this report to the British House of Commons as “the outcome of the first parliamentary enquiry […]

Great Britain Board of Trade, Report of the Lords of the Committee of Council, 11th of February 1788 (1789) Part2

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe British Board of Trade, formerly the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantations, delivered this report to the British House of Commons as “the outcome of the first parliamentary enquiry […]

Great Britain Board of Trade, Report of the Lords of the Committee of Council, 11th of February 1788 (1789) Part3

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe British Board of Trade, formerly the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantations, delivered this report to the British House of Commons as “the outcome of the first parliamentary enquiry […]

Joanna, Narrative of Joanna; an Emancipated Slave, of Surinam (1838)

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractBased on John Gabriel Stedman’s Narrative of a Five Year Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam (1796), this is the 1838 edition of Stedman’s travel narrative focuses on his […]

Lee, Hannah Farnham Sawyer, The Memoir of Pierre Toussaint (1854)

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published in Boston in 1854, The Memoir of Pierre Toussaint is Hannah Farnham Sawyer Lee’s account of the life of Toussaint.  He was born a slave in Haiti, and moved […]

Moseley, Benjamin, A Treatise on Sugar: With Miscellaneous Medical Observations (1800)

Kate Simpkins X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractA Treatise on Sugar is a well-circulated text by English physician Benjamin Moseley (1742-1819). While practicing as a physician in Jamaica from 1768 to 1784, Moseley wrote a number of […]

Stedman, John Gabriel, Five Years Narrative (1796) vol1

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractIn 1771 John Gabriel Stedman, a Scots Brigade soldier who had served previously for eleven years in the Dutch military, volunteered to combat marooned escaped slaves in the Dutch colony […]

Stedman, John Gabriel, Narrative of a Five Year’s Expedition against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam (1796) Vol2

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractIn 1771 John Gabriel Stedman, a Scots Brigade soldier who had served previously for eleven years in the Dutch military, volunteered to combat marooned escaped slaves in the Dutch colony […]

William, Earle Jr., Obi; or, the History of Three-Fingered Jack (1804)

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractWilliam Earle’s Obi is a sentimental and episodic interpretation of one of Jamaica’s folk heroes: Jack Mansong, a runaway slave and Maroon leader. Following the first London edition of Earle’s […]

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