Lady Nugent’s Journal of Her Residence in Jamaica from 1801 to 1805
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Lady Nugent’s Journal of Her Residence in Jamaica from 1801 to 1805
By Wright, Philip (EDT)/ Shepherd, Verene (FRW)
US$ 9.99
Book Description

Lady Nugent's husband was governor of Jamaica during a critical period of the Napoleonic Wars. Her personal diary conveys impressions of life among the slave-owning colonial gentry. The journal was first published in 1907.

Table of Contents
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PREFACE
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Maria Nugent
    • The shadow of Saint-Domingue
    • Tribulations of a Lieutenant-Governor
    • Notes on a planter society
    • Chronology of the Nugents' residence in Jamaica
    • Foreword
  • MARIA NUGENT'S JOURNAL
    • I. April to December, 1801
    • II. January to December, 1802
    • III. January to December, 1803
    • IV. January, 1804, to September 2, 1805
    • V. In England, September 3, 1805, to May 29, 1811
  • APPENDIX
    • A. A letter to General Nugent from the Mosquito Indians
    • B. Two letters from Maria Nugent to Admiral Duckworth
    • C. Some King's House bills
  • INDEX OF PERSONS, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
  • GENERAL INDEX
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • V
    • W
    • Y
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