A new history of Jamaica : from the earliest accounts, to the taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon. In thirteen letters from a gentleman to his friend. Containing, I. The Author's Voyage to that Island; with an Account of several Curious Particulars which he met with in his Passage. II. A Description of Jamaica; its Natural Advantages, Manners of the People, &c. III. Spanish Cruelty on first Settling there. Expedition of Sir Anthony Shirley and Col. Jackson against them. Its Conquest by the English. IV. The Enterprizes of the famous Buccaneers Bartholomew, Brasiliano, Lewis Scot, and John Davis, who took St. Augustine. V. The Life and gallant Actions of the ever-memorable Sir Henry Morgan, and his almost incredible Enterprizes and Successes against the Spaniards. VI. Institution of the General Assembly, and other Curious Particulars. Vii. Abstract of all the Laws and Statutes in Force in Jamaica. Viii. The first Assiento Contract. Enterprizes of the Rebel Negroes. Dreadful Earthquake.

Main Author: Leslie, Charles
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for J. Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge 1740, 1740
Edition:The second edition
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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245 0 0 |a A new history of Jamaica  |h Elektronische Ressource  |b from the earliest accounts, to the taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon. In thirteen letters from a gentleman to his friend. Containing, I. The Author's Voyage to that Island; with an Account of several Curious Particulars which he met with in his Passage. II. A Description of Jamaica; its Natural Advantages, Manners of the People, &c. III. Spanish Cruelty on first Settling there. Expedition of Sir Anthony Shirley and Col. Jackson against them. Its Conquest by the English. IV. The Enterprizes of the famous Buccaneers Bartholomew, Brasiliano, Lewis Scot, and John Davis, who took St. Augustine. V. The Life and gallant Actions of the ever-memorable Sir Henry Morgan, and his almost incredible Enterprizes and Successes against the Spaniards. VI. Institution of the General Assembly, and other Curious Particulars. Vii. Abstract of all the Laws and Statutes in Force in Jamaica. Viii. The first Assiento Contract. Enterprizes of the Rebel Negroes. Dreadful Earthquake.   |b Lord Windsor. Sir Tho. Moddiford. Sir Tho. Lynch. Lord Vaughan. Earl of Carlisle. Sir Henry Morgan. Colonel Molesworth. Duke of Albemarle. Earl of Inchiquin. Sir William Beeston. General Selwyn. Peter Beckford, Esq; Earl of Peterborough. Colonel Handasyde. Ld. Arch. Hamilton. Sir Nicolas Lawes. Duke of Portland. Major Gen. Hunter. John Ayscough, Esq; John Gregory, Esq; H. Cunningham, Esq; And the present Governor, Edward Trelawney, Esq; With two maps, one of that Island, and the other of the circumjacent Islands and Territories belonging to France, Spain, &c 
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