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Simon Taylor to Chaloner Arcedeckne, 15 December 1788

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By the end of 1788, the assembly had produced a report, to be publicised in Britain, in response to the calls for an end to the slave trade and criticisms of slavery in the West Indies. Taylor hoped that this would be sufficient to put an end to the abolitionist campaign. […] I see that […]

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Simon Taylor to Chaloner Arcedeckne, 21 July 1788

By Admms |

The Jamaican assembly‚Äôs representative in Britain was the Island Agent, Stephen Fuller, who was responsible for reporting metropolitan developments to the assembly in Jamaica and for promoting the views and interests of the assembly in Britain. The Consolidated Slave Act, passed by the assembly at the beginning of 1788 legislated for the treatment and punishment […]

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