Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A document showing the number of slaves owned (including "head people," "tradesmen," "interior tradesmen," "field labourers," "interior field labourers" and their estimated value). At the bottom, the report states there were 11 individuals under the age of six on August 1, 1834 as well as 11 who are "aged, diseased, or otherwise non-effective."

Title: Document. Claim for compensation for manumitted slaves to Thomas Daniel and sons after the abolition of slavery in Essequibo, Guyana

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Date: August 1, 1834

Source: The British Museum

Copyright/Permissions: © Trustees of the British Museum. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Location(s): Guyana

 

Art Hx