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: VID00449
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 45882505

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S2/5/1787.



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THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD

AND TOBAGO.

Publication No 461.

From Count Dillon, Governor of Tobago, to the Marsha! of Castries,
the Minister of the Colonics. 1787.

Source:-Paris. Archives Nationales.
State Papers Colonial. C 10. E 4.

Published by the courtesy of the Minister
of the Colonies. Paris.

Translated from the French.

Tobago.
2nd May 1787.
Summary.

The Governor encloses and recommends, "An Act
to encourage the Cultivation of Uninhabited Lands in
the Colony", recently passed by the Legislature of
this Island.

It provides that, as from the 1st January 1787,
anyone who establishes a sugar, cotton, indigo, coffee
or cacao plantation in uncultivated lands, will be ex-
empt from all taxes on lands, slaves or produce of the
Colony; in the case of sugar or coffee, for 6 years;
in the case of cotton and indigo, for 3 years; in the
case of cacao, for 8 years; from the beginning of the
cultivation.


Dillon.







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