JAMAICA. RETURN TO AN ADDRESS OF THE HONOURABLE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, DATED 30 MAY 1839;- FOR, NO. 1. - COPIES OR EXTRACTS OF THE FURTHER COMMUNICATIONS TRANSMITTED TO THE MARQUIS OF NORMANDY BY THE AGENT OF JAMAICA, ON THE 7TH DAY OF MAY LAST, RELATIVE TO THE AGRICULTURAL STATE OF THAT COLONY...

[London: 1839]. 12, [1 blank], [1 docket] pp. Folio, with caption title as issued. New stitching. Very Good.

Reports are printed "on the actual state of the labouring population and sugar cultivation," with disturbing news that the local magistrate prevents "the labourers from settling and working upon the properties on which they are located." The circumstances under which the laborers work are "wholly unsatisfactory," and further measures are necessary "to protect the rights of the emancipated population of Jamaica." Item #37001

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