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A new history of Jamaica

Leslie, Charles of Jamaica.

A new history of Jamaica

from the earliest accounts, to the taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon. In thirteen letters from a gentleman to his friend. ... With two maps, ...

by Leslie, Charles of Jamaica.

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Published by printed for J. Hodges in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv,340p.,plates
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20112727M

Charles Leslie, of Jamaica. Publisher: London: Printed for J. Hodges, Edition/Format: Print book: English: 2nd edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Jamaica -- History. Jamaica -- Description and travel. . Letters and also found in Charles Leslie's A new and exact account of Jamaica, Edinburgh, Attributed to Charles Leslie of Jamaica and to Edward Vernon. Description: iv, pages, 2 unnumbered folded leaves of plates: illustrations, maps ; 20 cm: Other Titles: History of Jamaica.

  Another Mother review: Jamaica memoir skips island's darker history A story of a nanny who came to Princeton from Pisgah would have benefited from . This stunning new book of poems from internationally renowned poet Lorna Goodison opens in Spain and Portugal, conjuring up a new history of the Caribbean and a new way of setting up its heritage. The title sets the tone for poems about backgrounds and outlines and shadows and sources of light.

The History Of Jews In Jamaica. According to Martin, in her book, Jamaica's Churches, the earliest Jews in Jamaica were Sephardics from Spain and Portugal who came with the earliest Spanish settlers and practiced their religion in secret. In line of continuous descent, the Sephardic Jews predate any other families in Jamaica's history!   The Forgotten Jewish Pirates of Jamaica With Kingston just a four-hour flight from New York, the island could still become a vital part of Jewish life, if this part of its history were better.


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