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88. Jamaica. List of Negroes belonging to Mr. Thomas Thistlewood, formerly of Tupholme Lincolnshire, with a Tabular account of their weekly labour, between 1758 & 1766

From: Thomas Thistlewood papers

88. Jamaica. List of Negroes belonging to Mr. Thomas Thistlewood, formerly of Tupholme Lincolnshire, with a Tabular account of their weekly labour, between 1758 & 1766

From: Thomas Thistlewood papers

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Creator: Thistlewood, Thomas, 1721-1786
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Date: 1758-1766
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Abstract:
The papers consist of diaries, weather journals, commonplace books, reading notes and other material documenting the life, work, and intellectual interests of the Jamaican planter and slaveowner Thomas Thistlewood. Thistlewood's 37 diaries, in Series I, contain daily entries dating between 1750 and 1786. Topics include Thistlewood's work as an overseer, and later owner, of slaves, including his methods of assigning work, alloting provisions, and discipline; his personal and sexual relationships with several, including his lengthy relationship with Phibbah; and slave rebellions and rumors of rebellions, including Tacky's Revolt (1760). Other topics include personal and professional relationships with other white Jamaicans, including his first employer, John Cope, and his family; purchases and expenses; meals and other entertainments; and recreational activities. The diary for 1763 is bound with A manuscript treatise on planting, by Mr. John Palley Edwards. There is one diary by Thistlewood's nephew, John Thistlewood (d. 1768).
Physical Description:
1 vol. ; 24 cm.
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Series III. Reading Notes and Other Papers.
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Box 11
Folder:
Folder 83
Volume/Enumeration:
No. 88
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Object ID: 14697840
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