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The History, Civil And Commercial, Of The British Colonies In The West Indies -Volume 1, Page 213

The History, Civil And Commercial, Of The British Colonies In The West Indies -Volume 1, Page 213

Author: Edwards, Bryan

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1793

Shelfmark: 146.c.1-3

Item number: Page 213

Length: 26.5

Width: 18.75

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed Text

Extract from Volume 1 of Bryan Edwards' work 'The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies.' Edwards gives details of the government and administration of Jamaica and explains that the island was divided into the 3 parishes of Middlesex, Surry and Cornwall. He also describes the principal towns of St Jago de la Vega, Kingston, Port Royal, Savanna la Mer, Montego Bay and Falmouth. He provides details of the population figures for these towns and brief histories of their fluctuating prosperity and importance.

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