Lady Nugent's Journal of Her Residence in Jamaica from 1801 to 1805: A New and Revised Edition

Lady Nugent's Journal of Her Residence in Jamaica from 1801 to 1805: A New and Revised Edition

By: Wright, Philip

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Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. The dust jacket has a light crease and couple of small marks on the front panel, mild wear at the spine ends and a couple of small edge tears. Protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 331 pages with Index of Persons with Biographical Notes and General Index, endpaper maps, and a frontispiece pencil and wash drawing of Lady Nugent by John Downman. Appendixes: A. A letter to General Nugent from the Mosquito Indians, B. Two letters from Maria Nugent to Admiral Duckworth, and C. Some King's House bills. Lady Nugent was the wife of the governor of Jamaica, one of Britain's most important sugar colonies during the Napoleonic Wars. Her diary offers an extraordinary look back in time to the planter society. Twenty plates in this revised edition are from contemporary portraits, documents, and illustrations of Jamaican life and landscape.

Title: Lady Nugent's Journal of Her Residence in Jamaica from 1801 to 1805: A New and Revised Edition

Author: Wright, Philip

Categories: Women's Studies: Letters, Diaries, and Journals,

Edition: Fourth (Revised) Edition

Publisher: Kingston, Jamaica, Institute of Jamaica: 1966

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 02760

Keywords: JAMAICA LADY NUGENT GOVERNOR 1800S JOURNAL MEMOIR HISTORY,