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The Proprietors of Estates in British Guiana and Trinidad and Others and Alexander Macgregor Esqre. } Agreement as to Chinese Immigrants. (docket title)
Importation of Chinese as indentured servants was allowed under the Chinese Passenger Act of 1855. Twenty-seven proprietors put up £2 per head plus £20 upon importation. Thomas Gerard went to collect laborers in China. The largest hopeful importer was Coven Bros. and Co., merchants, asking for 400 Chinese of the total of 2,690., Original digital object name: bei-m589, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
West Indian Mems [i.e., memoirs]
Original digital object name: bei-m593a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ydea de lo que parece convendria hacer para mejorar nuestra...
Ydea de lo que parece convendria hacer para mejorar nuestra actual situacion. ..."El aumento que por la detencion del dinero en America vá tomando el perjudicialismo quebrante de los vales, la absoluta necesidad de enviar arogues y papel â Nueva España, el proveer de tropa, armas y municiones la Provincia de Caracas, el conducir à ella el Gobernador, y los muchos provistos para America que hay detenidos en Cadiz, y la reconquista de la Ysla de Trinidad que tanto nos conviene... Todo pues, reunido ha sugerido el pensamiento de proponer una Expedicion que abrace aquellos objetos consiguiendolos facilmente... La mayor dificultad parece consiste en la salida de Cadiz estando la Esquadra de Jervis..."John Jervis (1735-1823), who had won the battle of St. Vincent (Valentine's Day 1797), commanded a fleet which blockaded Cadiz through 1797 and 1798, thwarting the plans elaborated in 10 1/2 pages of this document., Original digital object name: bei-m389, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.