West Indies Papers
Scope and Content
Correspondence, receipts, warrants, accounts. Correspondence of the various colonial governors of the British West Indies, together with financial accounts and pay warrants, during the latter part of the 18th and the early half of the 19th centuries. Most are in English, including those from foreign colonies dating from periods of British occupation. Among the signatories are the Earl of Balcarres, John Dalling, and Sir John Vaughan. It is not known if the collection duplicates material in the Public Records Office, London.
Arranged alphabetically by country: Antigua, Bahamas, Bermuda, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Islands (general), Martinique, St. Christopher's, St. Eustatius, St. Lucia, St. Vincent's, Surinam-Dutch Guiana, Tobago, Trinidad, West Indies (general), and the Windward Islands.
The collection is open for research.
0.4 Linear feet (1 Box)
Language of Materials
Correspondence of the various colonial governors of the British West Indies together with financial accounts and pay warrants.
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
- A Guide to the West Indies Papers
- Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff
- November 2004
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is written in English.
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