Tobago 1808

Scope and Content

Includes letters and journals from:

Richard Elliot, Barbardoes [Barbados] and Tobago

Richard Elliott preaches on estates to 'negro' slaves, and in Scarborough town; wishes to be joined by wife; also visits Chinese and Indians. Costs of missionary residence had caused both Moravians and Wesleyans to leave Tobago; Scotch Presbyterian society started which hired a place of worship and will give him salary.

Visits Friendship estate, Golden Grove estate, Richmond estate, Bacolet estate, Cove estate, Riceland, Indian Walk [later Moriah - see Moravian records for 1842]

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Tobago, 1807-1813, (list C2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library. NB pages 3 and 4 of this hand-list are bound in reverse order.

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