Augustus Hardin Beaumont


Slave Laws of Jamaica; with Proceedings and Documents relative thereto

1828 - James Ridgeway [Publisher]

xiii + 263 pp. A pro-slavery tract.

Title information includes: 'Contains the complete slave codes of 1816 and 1826, the adoption of which was virtually forced upon the Jamaican Assembly by the British Crown. Published to show the progress of amelioration and to urge that henceforth the British government must desist from enacting new measures to control West Indian slavery.'

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