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HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS | EXTRACTS OF RECORDS| ESSAYS, ARTICLES, AND OTHER WRITINGS

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

The Historical Society of Trinidad and Tobago (documents related to Azorean migration to Trinidad)

Colonial Office Correspondence

Extracts from the Port of Spain Gazette

  • Friday, May 1, 1846, p.3 , "MADEIRA IMMIGRATION"
    "The last two or three vessels that have arrived in our river with immigrants from the island of Madeira...."
  • Tuesday, May 12, 1846, p.3 , "ARRIVAL OF MADEIRA IMMIGRANTS"
    "The Barque Senator arrived here on Saturday last from Madeira...."
  • Friday, October 23, 1846, p.2, "MADEIRA IMMIGRATION"
    'We insert the communication signed "EXPERTO CREDE," on the subject of Madeira Immigration......"
  • Tuesday, November 3, 1846, p.3 , "BRITISH GUIANA"
    "We have had one or two arrivals of immigrants from Madeira during the fortnight. Among the vessels.......
  • Friday, November 6, 1846, p.3 , "PORTUGUESE IMMIGRANTS"
    "We copy, for the information of our readers, the following notice issued by the Agent General of Immigrants....."
  • Tuesday, November 10, 1846, p.3, "THE PORTUGUESE VERSION"
    "We gave last week the English version of the Kalley affair at Madeira; the following is a Portuguese account of the matter...."
  • Friday, November 13, 1846, p.3, "IMMIGRATION FROM MADEIRA"
    "Within the short space of a week we have had two arrivals of Madeira Immigrants...."
  • Friday, November 13, 1846, p.3, Extract from the article "IMMIGRATION OF FREE LABOURERS"
    "A free and constant stream of immigration is required...."
  • Tuesday, July 20, 1847, p. 3. "ST. VINCENT"
    "There has been considerable commotion among the planters to stop the ruinous consequences of taking away their Portuguese laborers...."
  • Tuesday, November 9, 1847, p. 2/3. "IMMIGRANTS"
    "The Barque Dalhousie, Captain Wilkie, thirty-five days from Madeira...."
  • "SHIP NEWS", Various Dates, 1846-1847

EXTRACTS OF RECORDS

Extracts from Original Sources

Lists and Compilations

ESSAYS, ARTICLES, AND OTHER WRITINGS

CALVINADAGE - The PoWI Newsletter

Articles by Jo-Anne Ferreira

Articles by Anthony Milne

Other Articles

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