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Lady Nugent's journal of her residence in Jamaica from 1801 to 1805

Author: Maria Nugent, Lady; Philip Wright; Verene Shepherd
Publisher: Mona, Jamaica : University of the West Indies, 2002.
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Lady Nugent's husband was governor of Jamaica, the most important of the highly prized British sugar colonies, during a critical period of the Napoleonic Wars. Her entertaining personal diary conveys fresh impressions of life among the slave-owning colonial gentry, and a distinguished American scholar has called it "an utterly inimitable and imperishable picture of planter society."The Journal was first published by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Diaries
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Nugent, Maria, Lady, 1771?-1834.
Lady Nugent's journal of her residence in Jamaica from 1801 to 1805.
Mona, Jamaica : University of the West Indies, 2002
(OCoLC)52162526
Named Person: Maria Nugent, Lady; Maria Nugent, Lady; Maria Nugent, Lady
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Nugent, Lady; Philip Wright; Verene Shepherd
ISBN: 9781435694941 1435694945 9766401284 9789766401283
OCLC Number: 302407253
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxix, 331, [20] pages of plates) : illustrations, genealogical table, maps, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : Maria Nugent --
The shadow of Saint-Domingue --
Tribulations of a lieutenant-governor --
Notes on a planter society --
Chronology of the Nugents' residence in Jamaica --
Foreword --
Maria Nugent's journal : I. April to December, 1801 --
II. January to December, 1802 --
III. January to December, 1803 --
IV. January, 1804 to September 2, 1805 --
V. In England, September 3, 1805 to May 29, 1811 --
Appendix : A.A letter to General Nugent from the Mosquito Indians --
B. Two letters from Maria Nugent to Admiral Duckworth --
C. Some King's House bills.
Responsibility: edited by Philip Wright ; with a foreword by Verene A. Shepherd.

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