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Lady Nugents Journal -Page 208

Lady Nugents Journal -Page 208

Author: Nugent, Maria

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1839

Shelfmark: 10027.e.22

Item number: Page 208

Length: 21.5

Width: 12.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed Text

Extract from the journal of Lady Maria Nugent, the wife of George Nugent, Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jamaica. Lady Nugent did not agree with the abolitionists and in this extract she puts forward her view that reports of the ill treatment of slaves were often exaggerated.

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