Journal of a residence among the negroes in the West Indies

by Matthew Gregory Lewis

Publisher: John Murray... in London

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Statementby the late Matthew Gregory Lewis....
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Paginationviii, 184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
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manuscript in the British Museum, the Journal of a Lady of Quality was first edited and published in The present volume is a second edition "with additional notes and illustrations." The text of the Journal is divided into four chapters: "The Voyage to the West Indies" (pp. ), "Antigua and St. Christopher" (pp. ), "Residence. "Slavery on British West Indies Plantations in the Eighteenth Century", by Pitman, Frank Wesley, Journal of Negro History, Volume Number: 11 Issue Number: 4, October, Pages: p. Transcribed by Terri England, The Slaves A century ago Gibbon Wakefield, reflecting on the relationship between land and labor, was one of. The masses of Negroes in America, the West Indies, South and Central America are in sympathetic accord with the aspirations of the native Africans. We desire to help them build up Africa as a Negro Empire, where every black man, whether he was born in Africa or in the Western world, will have the opportunity to develop on his own lines under.   The original Book of Negroes has been digitized and can be viewed online on the Nova Scotia Archives website at African Nova Scotians: in the Age of Slavery and Abolition. A full transcription of the Book of Negroes is presented on the Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People website.

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Get this from a library. Journal of a residence among the negroes in the West Indies. [M G Lewis] -- British politician, poet, and novelist Lewis () inherited his family estate in Jamaica inand visited it in and On his second visit, he contracted yellow fever and died on.

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With a tangential Lord Byron connection Matthew Gregory Lewis (–), member of Parliament, author, often referred to as “Monk Lewis” for his popular gothic novel The Monk, within Lord Byron’s orbit. Matthew ‘Monk’ Lewis, the English Gothic novelist, inherited two plantations in Jamaica, but wanted no part of slave-driving.

His journal, published a full 16 years after his death, flickers with the shadowy Gothic imagery of his youthful fiction, yet it also brilliantly captures that uncertain period in Jamaican history between slavery’s abolition in and emancipation 27 years later.

Bound in three quarters modern polished brown polished calf and marbled boards. Fine. Item # Journals of Monk Lewis' two residences in Jamaica, in and in Printed from the manuscript.

The author died at sea while returning to England in It is his last book and has some dozen unpublished dge called it. Journal of a Residence Among the Negroes in the West Indies (Classic Reprint) Author: unknown The following Journals of two residences in Jamaica, inand inwere printed from the MS.

of Mr. Lewis, who died at sea, on the voyage homewards from the West I ndies, io the year (Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and dont occur in the book.)About the. Editions for Journal of a West India Proprietor: Kept During a Residence in the Island of Jamaica: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edit Cited by: Journal of a West India Proprietor book.

Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kept During a Residence in the Island of Jamaica” as Want to Read: As I spent this spring reading up on Danish West Indies whose chroniclers are mainly doctors and sailors this book was a /5.

The Book of Negroes is a document created by Brigadier General Samuel Birch that records names and descriptions of 3, Black Loyalists, enslaved Africans who escaped to the British lines during the American Revolution and were evacuated to points in Nova Scotia as free people of : James, ?– Essay on the more common West-India diseases and the remedies which that country itself produces.

Schaw, Janet, ca. Journal of a lady of quality. Beckford, William, d. Descriptive account of the island of Jamaica. Lewis, Matthew Gregory, – Journal of a residence among the negroes of.

Filed under: Jamaica -- Description and travel. Journal of a Residence Among the Negroes in the West Indies, by M. Lewis (HTML at Virginia) Lady Nugent's Journal: Jamaica One Hundred Years Ago (London: Pub.

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MATTHEW GREGORY LEWIS ( –)Journal of a West India Proprietor () “ACCOUNT OF THE CHRISTMAS RACKET AMONG THE NEGROES IN JAMAICA” () JOHN AUGUSTINE WALLER (FL. –22) A Voyage in the West Indies () C.S.

“Negro Slavery” (ca. The Home and Colonial Library was a series of works published in London from tocomprising 49 titles, by John Murray founded it, as a series of cheap reprints, original works and translations, slanted towards travel literature in the broad sense, in the year of death of his father, John Murray II.

Listing. This listing of 44 titles of the Library, two of those coming in 2. Journal of a Residence among the Negroes In the West Indies. London: John Murray, Journals of "Monk" Lewis' two residences in Jamaica, in and in Printed from the manuscript. The author died at sea while returning to England in It is.

America, Negroes were first brought to the West Indies in large numbers.3 The story of the Negro masses in the West Indies is one of struggle under a ruthless system of exploitation by the few of the many.

The profitable production of sugar re-quired a larger and more effectively organized labor supply. Hardcover. Book, The first edition of Matthew Lewis' and Joseph Abbott's works on life in North American and the West Indies in the mid nineteenth century.

The first edition of these works. Two volumes bound as one. 'Journal of a Residence Among the Negroes in the West Indies' by Matthew Gregory Lewis, published in Among the patients in this room was a young girl, apparently from fourteen to fifteen, whose hands and feet were literally rotting away piecemeal, from the effect of a horrible disease, to which the negroes are subject here, and I believe in the West Indies, and when it attacks the joints of the toes and fingers, the pieces absolutely decay and.

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