Group Title: The Trinidad Historical Society publication.
Title: Publication
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Title: Publication
Physical Description: no. : ; 26 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Historical Society of Trinidad and Tobago
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Port-of-Spain
Publication Date: 1932?-52?
Frequency: irregular
completely irregular
 Subjects
Subject: History -- Periodicals -- Trinidad   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Trinidad and Tobago -- Trinidad
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: no. 1-1042.
Numbering Peculiarities: Ceased publication.
Issuing Body: Issued 1932-35 by the society under its earlier name: Trinidad Historical Society.
General Note: Reprints of documents relating to the history of Trinidad.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00080962
Volume ID: VID00335
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 45882505

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18/11/1770.




THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
AND TOBAGO.

Publication No. 347.

An Estimate by the Chief Engineer for the Defences necessary for the
Island of Tobago.

Source :-Public Record Office. State Papers Colonial.
C.O. IoI/5.

Published by the courtesy of the Master of the Rolls and the
Deputy Keeper of the Public Records.

GRENADA,
i8th Jovember, 1770.

Barracks at Granby Point.
House for the Lieutenant Governor-Two
stories ... ... ... ... o3 16 6
Barracks for Officers-One story ... 68 12 8
97 19 o
Barracks for Men-Two stories ... ... 126 I 2
Store Keepers House ... ... IIo 16 o
Ordnance Store House ... ... 16 Io o
Provision Store House-Two Stories ... 31 10 3
New oven ... .... ... 30 o o
Officers oven ... ... .. 9 18 o
Batteries proposed.
Guise's Landing-Three 6 pdrs. .. ... 142 18 o
King's Bay-
Two 6 pdrs. at Piggott's landing ... 86 9 o
One 18, one 9 and one 6 pdr. westward of
the Bay... ... ...... 200 o o
Queen and Prince's Bay-
Two 6 pdrs. to eastward of the Bay ... 86 9 o
One 12 pdr. to westward of the Bay ... 66 o o
One 18, one 12, one 6 pdr. and one 5 in.
mortar in the centre of the Bay ... 220 o o











Mangrove Bay-Two 12, two 6 pdrs. and
one 5 in. mortar ... ...
Great River Bay-One 12 and two 6 pdrs.
Barbados Bay-
Two 18, two 9 pdrs. and one 5 in. mortar
at Granby Point ...
Magazine for Powder -300 lbs. ...
Hillsborough River-One 9 and two 6 pdrs.

Minister Bay-One 9 and two 6 pdrs. ...
Great Rockly Bay-
Three 9, two 6 pdrs. and one 5 in. mortar
on point eastward of the Bay
One 183, one 12 and one 6 pdr. to westward
of the Bay ......
At Balfour's Landing-A Blockhouse ...
Little Rockly Bay-A Blockhouse of two
stories with two 6 pdrs.
The Cove--A Blockhouse and two 6 pdrs.

Sandy Point Bay-Two towers of masonry,
one on North and one on South Point,
15 ft. high and 16 ft. diameter. Two 12,
two 9 and two 6 pdrs. ...


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152 o o


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246 o o
136 o o

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North Point of Lagoon-Blockhouse. Two
6 pdrs. .. ....... ... 136
Little Courland Bay-On each point, two
12 and two 6 pdrs. ... ... 320
Great Courland Bay-
Over the Landing-Two 6 pdrs. ... 82
North Point-A Tower similar to Sandy
Point with a magazine below j,805
To scour along the coast-One 10, one 12
and one 6 pdrs. ... ...
Castara Bay-One 9 and two 6 pdrs. ... 200
Englishman's Pollitivy and Bloody Bays-At
each three 6 pdrs. at 130 ... ... 390


Total ...


Total Cannon:-
Five 18 pdrs.
Nine 12 pdrs.


Eleven 9 pdrs.
Forty-five 6 pdrs.
Five 5 inch Mortars.


HARRY GORDON,
Chief Engineer.


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