Antigua, slavery and emancipation in the records of a sugar plantation, 1689-1907

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Title Antigua, slavery and emancipation in the records of a sugar plantation, 1689-1907
Subject & Keywords America; history; BOABRAW; BOACMR
Description The Tudway of Wells papers are the most complete surviving private records pertaining to an Antiguan Sugar plantation; due in no small part to the arms-length nature of the plantation's ownership rendering correspondence between owners and managers essential. A combination of statistical ledgers and narrative correspondence yields quantitative and qualitative information to the researcher. The period covered by these records encompasses the un-phased transition of Antiguan slaves from slavery to waged work. In relation to the history of colonialism there are records of how much was paid for slaves, how much was raised through sales of sugar, details of how the operations of the plantation were managed, work regimes, and a virtually complete set of annual accounts for the Parham Plantation from 1689 to 1920. The correspondence between the Tudway family in Britain and their plantation managers in Antigua includes work regimes, health conditions among labourers, and the management practices...
ISBN 9781851172924
Contributor Somerset Record Office
Type text
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Identifier https://microform.digital/boa/collections/45/antigua-slavery-and-emancipation-in-the-records-of-a-sugar-plantation-1689-1907
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Language eng
Rights Content © Mr. Tudway Quilter; images © Microform Academic Publishers, 2014
Publisher Microform Academic Publishers
Coverage 1689 - 1907
Created On 26th March, 2014 - 4:22pm
Last Updated 26th March, 2014 - 4:22pm
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