John Davison letter from Demarara, Guyana, 1848

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John Davison, a schooner captain from Augusta, wrote to his wife, Eliza Ann Davison, and commented that since the British abolition of slavery, business diminished in all the English West Indies.

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  • Title: John Davison letter from Demarara, Guyana, 1848
  • Creator: John Davison
  • Creation Date: 1848-02-29
  • Subject Date: 1848-02-29
  • Locations:
    • Augusta, Kennebec County, ME
    • Demarara, Guyana
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 88, Box 1/1
  • Collection: Eliza Ann (Gannett) Davison papers
  • Object Type: Text

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