The Plantation Caribbean: slave trading, plantation life, indenture, and abolition

Slavery and Plantations

The Simon Taylor Papers (1740-1813 - ICS 120)

http://www.ulrls.lon.ac.uk/resources/ICS120.pdf - planter born in Jamaica (1740-1813) probably the richest man in Jamaica in 1813 when died.

Content: personal papers (lots on kinship!!!), letters between Simon, family, close friends. Subject matter covers slave trading (1/F/41; 1/F/5) , the anti-slavery movement (1/F/62; 1/G/2 ; 1/G/11; 1/G/11), the Maroon + French wars, slave revolts, treatment of the colonists by the British; as well as domestic matters - illness, family quarrels, disinheritance, bigamy births, deaths and marriages, debts and family quarrels; the effects of hurricanes, the introduction of a steam engine on an estate). (nephew? https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/17136 )

 

The Simon Taylor Papers (1740-1813 - ICS 120)

http://www.ulrls.lon.ac.uk/resources/ICS120.pdf - planter born in Jamaica (1740-1813) probably the richest man in Jamaica in 1813 when died.

Content: personal papers (lots on kinship!!!), letters between Simon, family, close friends. Subject matter covers slave trading (1/F/41; 1/F/5) , the anti-slavery movement (1/F/62; 1/G/2 ; 1/G/11; 1/G/11), the Maroon + French wars, slave revolts, treatment of the colonists by the British; as well as domestic matters - illness, family quarrels, disinheritance, bigamy births, deaths and marriages, debts and family quarrels; the effects of hurricanes, the introduction of a steam engine on an estate). (nephew? https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/17136 )

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Slavery and Plantations

Abolition /anti-slavery / emancipation

 

Indenture

 

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