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get into debt. If you want any thing, be content to want it, however inconvenient it may be, till you can earn money enough to pay for it at once. 18. Wherever you can find fair wages and safe leases, properly and legally attested, for your houses and grounds on the above terms
20 March 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
THE NEW SYSTEM !

THE NEW SYSTEM !

It has been asserted, that the Planters did not demand exorbitant rent for houses and grounds, until the labouring population refused to work for moderate wages. The following document is one of the many proofs we have, in contradiction to the assertion. GEORGE WILLIAM HINE, for
20 March 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
ritiob emancipator.

ritiob emancipator.

LONDON; WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1838. - 2 t liliitelligence of great importance is contained in the papers...w.hich....the. last mail has brought from British Guiana, and will be .found in J our 7 • f' columns of this day. The s'peoch a - the Governor, on opening the July sessio
28 November 1838 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
FOUL DOINGS IN ANTIGUA.

FOUL DOINGS IN ANTIGUA.

In Antigua the magistrates not only tried and committed a man as a trespasser for visiting his 'wife, after-he had been warned not to do so, but the Legislature condemned the Executive for publishing the Solicitor General's , opinion, that the mere act of a man visiting his :law
30 October 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
them rankles in the mind of the negros, for the unkindness with which they have been treated with under the,late

them rankles in the mind of the negros, for the unkindness with which they have been treated with under the,late

system. For myself, I shall use my best exertions and influence to tranquillize the minds of the people, and bring about a more amicable feeling and healthy state of society. I think that without incurring the charge of egotism, I may safely say that m y en d eavours on this hea
17 April 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
instructed his book-keeper to destroy the provisions of a labourer, which was accordingly done, and the poor man's provisions conveyed

instructed his book-keeper to destroy the provisions of a labourer, which was accordingly done, and the poor man's provisions conveyed

to the overseer's buttery for the use of the estate. 2. By destroying the houses. Mr. taken umbrage at several of his people for suing him on account of damage done by the estates' cattle, actually went himself, with eight assistants, to the house of a labourer, destroyed his pr
17 April 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
LTHE JAMAICA BILL.

LTHE JAMAICA BILL.

The Bill for making temporary provision for the Government of Jamaica is founded, according to the Preamble, on the General Assembly of the House of the Island having met on the 17th of December, 1838, and baying resolved to abstain from any legislative fu nctions till certain c
17 April 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
THE BONE OF CONTENTION. To the Editor of the Sun.

THE BONE OF CONTENTION. To the Editor of the Sun.

By the information received yesterday from the West Indies, it appears the negros continue to conduct themselves admirably, and are almost universally willing to work for equitable wages most industriously; but a large proportion of the attorneys and managers are pursuing a reck
14 November 1838 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
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15 May 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
ABOLITION OF THE COLONIAL MILITIA.

ABOLITION OF THE COLONIAL MILITIA.

CIRCULAR. Downing Street, 30th November, 1838. - Sir,—Among the laws of the West Indian colonies to which I adverted in my Circular Despatch of the 15th September, as • requiring revision in consequence of the recent changes in the colonial society, are those which relate to the
06 March 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England