THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
Publication No. 442.
A Report of the State of the Island of Tobago. 1784.
Source:-Paris.Archives of the Ministry of the Colonies.
B.O. 1906. No 575.
Published by the courtesy of the
Minister of the Colonies.
Translated from the French.
The President was then Monsieur de Peynier.
The French hired three houses, in the Town of
Scarborough in which were housed a detachment of the
Guadeloupe Regiment, the Artillery and a Corps de
The rest of the Troops were in garrison in the
forts on Scarborough Hill and Cotton Hill (now French