Antigua, slavery and emancipation in the records of a sugar plantation, 1689-1907 - Key Data
|Metadata Key||Metadata Values|
|Title||Antigua, slavery and emancipation in the records of a sugar plantation, 1689-1907|
|Subject & Keywords||Usa History Caribbean Colonial Missionaries|
This collection contains records pertaining to the Tudway family’s ownership of an Antiguan sugar plantation during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The papers cover the period from the early slave trade to the post-slavery economy. The combination of statistical ledgers and narrative correspondence provides a unique insight into the operation and eventual abolition of the slave trade in the West Indies.
Note: This collection is accompanied by an online guide written by Dr Kenneth Morgan.
|Contributor(s)||Somerset Record Office|
|Rights||Content © Mr. Tudway Quilter; images © Microform Academic Publishers, 2014|
|Publisher||Microform Academic Publishers|
|Created On||26th March, 2014 - 4:22pm|
|Last Updated||22nd July, 2019 - 3:26pm|