Citation
A descriptive account of the island of Jamaica

Material Information

Title:
A descriptive account of the island of Jamaica with remarks upon the cultivation of the sugar-cane, throughout the different seasons of the year, and chiefly considered in a picturesque point of view : also observations and reflections upon what would probably be the consequences of an abolition of the slave-trade, and of the emancipation of the slaves
Series Title:
Slavery and anti-slavery: a transnational archive
Creator:
Beckford, William, -1799
Place of Publication:
London
Publisher:
Printed for T. and J. Egerton
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1 online resource (2 volumes) : ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Agriculture -- Jamaica ( lcsh )
Sugar growing -- Jamaica ( lcsh )
Agriculture ( fast )
Sugar growing ( fast )
Travel ( fast )
Agricultura ( bidex )
Cultivo de caña de azúcar ( qlsp )
Viaje ( bidex )
Description and travel -- Jamaica ( lcsh )
Jamaica ( fast )
Genre:
Electronic books.
non-fiction ( marcgt )
Electronic books

Notes

Citation/Reference:
RLIN,
General Note:
Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
General Note:
Sabin no. 4248.
Statement of Responsibility:
by William Beckford ...

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University of Florida
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Resource Identifier:
367980492 ( OCLC )
02011574 ( LCCN )
036552174 ( ALEPH )
ocn367980492
Classification:
F1870 .B39 ( lcc )
330 G62 ( ddc )

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Full Text




A DESCRIPTIVE

ACCOUNT
OF THE

I S L A N D

OF

JA MAI A.


BETWEEN Chriftmas and the actual
commencement of the crop, the negroes
are chiefly employed in what are called
odd jobs, and are consequently much di-
vided. Some are giving the laft finish to
the exterior parts of the cane-fields; fome
are cleaning the intervals; and fome, the
weakly ones in particular, are fet in to
chop the paftures, which is commonly the
laft thing done upon a plantation, except-
ing, perhaps, it be the putting in order and
fencing-in thofe places that may be fubjeft
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DESCRIPTIVE


ACCOUNT
OF THE

I S L A N D

OF

JAMAI C A:

WITH
Remarks upon the Cultivation of the SUGAR-CANE,
throughout the different Seafons of the Year, and chiefly
considered in a Piaurefque Point of View;

ALSO
Obfervations and Refletions upon what would probably be
the Confequences of an ABOLITION of the SLAVE-
TRADE, and of the EMANCIPATION of the SLAVES.

By WILLIAM BECKFORD, Efq.

Author of Remarks on the Situation of Negroes in Jamaica.


Sine me, liber, ibis in iurbh :
Hei mihi guod domino non licct ire tuo."

IN TWO VOLUMES.
V 0 L U M E Sf.
VOLUME It.


L 0 N D 0 N:
Printed for T. and J. E G ER T N, Whitehall.
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