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Saxham sugar plantation ledger

Codex 003468
 Collection
Identifier: 003468

Description

Bound ledger from Saxham sugar plantation in Jamaica. The first part of the ledger records names, occupation, health and disposition of enslaved people who worked on the plantation. Later entries record livestock, molasses, rum and sugar production records. The final portion records the number of hogsheads and puncheons that were shipped and includes the dates and vessels they were shipped on.

Dates

  • 1782-01-01 - 1783-07-01

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.20 linear ft. (1 volume) : rebound 1942 in 1/2 calf with marbled covered boards. Binder John Smith? ; 42 cm.

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