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Sugar trade -- Early works to 1800

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

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Thomas Thistlewood papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 176
Scope and Contents: The papers consist of diaries, weather journals, commonplace books, reading notes and other material documenting the life, work and intellectual interests of the Jamaican plantation overseer and slaveowner Thomas Thistlewood. This highly detailed record of his activities as an overseer and later owner of numerous slaves contains information on his criteria for the purchase and sale of slaves, methods of assigning work, allotment of provisions, the illness and death rate among them, and detailed...
Dates: 1748-1792