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COLONIAL CORRESPONDZNCE. WILLIAM RAMSAY, ESQ., SPECIAL JUSTICE, IN JAMAICA.

COLONIAL CORRESPONDZNCE. WILLIAM RAMSAY, ESQ., SPECIAL JUSTICE, IN JAMAICA.

In giving insertion to Mr. Ramsay's letters in vindication of Sir Lionel Smith, we deem it advisable, by way of preface, to republish from our seventh number, the article which is made the subject of Mr. Ramsay's complaint. It is as follows :
06 June 1838 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
Correoponbence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EMANCIPATOR. Extract of a Letter from Lieut. Armitage.

Correoponbence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EMANCIPATOR. Extract of a Letter from Lieut. Armitage.

Sierra Leone, May 24, 1839. I continually hear numerous stories of the cruelty and horrors this inhuman traffic gives rise to. Lately 500 slaves were brought to the mouth of a river, ready for embarkation; but, owing to the continual and strict blockade kept up by the boats of a
07 August 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
17artetteo.

17artetteo.

SLAVE TRADE: BRAZIL. Private letters from Rio Janeiro, by the Alert packet, received yesterday, give various particulars of the disturbances which bad lately broken out there, and of the outrages to which English residents had been subjected. It is stated that these tumults have
07 August 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
TO JOSEPH STURGE, ESQ.

TO JOSEPH STURGE, ESQ.

New York, July 30, 1830. My dear Friend.—l reached New Haven, in Connecticut on Monday nightlast, after a splendid run from Barbados via Trinidad and Puerto Rico, in twenty-eight days. We were five days unloading Ciirgo at Trinidad, which enabled me to see s considerable number
21 August 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
cipator.

cipator.

4."" On the 3d Jan., 1831, the Brig Comet, a regular slaver the district of Columbia, on her usual voyage from Alexandria to New Orleans, with a cargo of 164 slaves, was lost off the Island of Abaco. The slaves were saved, and carried into New Providence, where they were set at
21 August 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
room. When I opened the door in the morning, the scent or stench was frequently so great that I had

room. When I opened the door in the morning, the scent or stench was frequently so great that I had

to put my handkerchief to my nose, and I often, on going to the room, put lavender on my handkerchief. The stench was disagreeable before I opened their room, when I opened the first or passage door, and entered the passage. The room opened in this passage. I have seen the state
20 February 1839 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MORNING JOURNAL.

TO THE EDITOR OF THE MORNING JOURNAL.

Let meetings be held, not only in every parish, but in every district of a parish, and let all land-owners, &c., agree not to rent land under .£8 per acre, and not to sell it for less than double that sum. (!!!) Should a few be found regardless of the general weal, let the propr
05 September 1838 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
in consequence of ill health he had been prevented from attending the meeting, It was his wish to have gone

in consequence of ill health he had been prevented from attending the meeting, It was his wish to have gone

up with the great body of Delegates to the government, but it would have been dangerous for him to have ventured out. He had seen some members of parliament, whom he told that it would be in vain to oppose the abolition of the apprenticeshipthat, it must take place on the Ist of
07 April 1838 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
assembly, the merits of business which had been transacted in the Parliament. An opportunity had been given in the House

assembly, the merits of business which had been transacted in the Parliament. An opportunity had been given in the House

of Commons, but as no person had availed himself of the opportunity, it was unfair to offer such reply in another place. Mr. Blair observed it was true that such opportunity for reply had been given virtually, but not really; and that, in point of fact, no reply had been given.
07 April 1838 - British Emancipator - London, London, England
 
BARBADOES.

BARBADOES.

The Editor of the Barbadoes Liberal in an able article on the comparative value of free and apprenticed labour, the one obtained by wages, the other extorted by the whip, has demonstrated in the clearest manner, that by putting an immediate termination to the apprenticeship, ins
07 April 1838 - British Emancipator - London, London, England