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Title Memoranda on Progress of the Free System in the West India Colonies
Section Section V: Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007
Date 1840
Document Type Report
Library The National Archives
Reference CO 884/1/6
Region Central America and the Caribbean
Places West Indies, Jamaica (pp1-6), Manchester (pp4-5), Barbados (pp6-7, 17), St Vincent (pp7, 17), Tobago (pp8, 17), Grenada (pp8, 17), Antigua (pp9-10, 17), Montserrat (pp10, 17), St Kitts (pp10-11, 17), Nevis (pp11, 17), Virgin Islands (pp11-12), Dominica (pp12, 17), Bahamas (pp12-13, 17), British Guiana (pp13-14, 17), Trinidad (pp14-15, 17), St Lucia (pp15-17)
Topics government papers, Colonial Office, legislature, labour, crops, legislative colonies (pp1-13), Crown colonies (pp13-16), free system, crops, sugar (pp1, 6-8, 12, 14), exports (p7), coffee (pp4, 6, 12), drought (pp1, 9, 11, 13), wages (pp2, 4, 9, 11), commerce (pp3-4), means of education (pp4, 11), missionary school (p12), prospects of West Indian society (p4), slavery (pp5, 7, 9, 13, 15), 'character of the peasantry' (p8), discontent (p9), emigration (p11), concubinage (p11), Wesleyan Temperance Society (p12), table of imports (p17),
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