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ARTICLES, AND OTHER WRITINGS
The Historical Society
of Trinidad and Tobago (documents related to Azorean
migration to Trinidad)
Extracts from the
Port of Spain Gazette
- Friday, May 1, 1846, p.3 , "MADEIRA
"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
'We insert the communication signed "EXPERTO CREDE," on the subject
of Madeira Immigration......"
- Tuesday, November 3, 1846, p.3 ,
"We have had one or two arrivals of immigrants from Madeira during
the fortnight. Among the vessels.......
- Friday, November 6, 1846, p.3 , "PORTUGUESE
"We copy, for the information of our readers, the following notice
issued by the Agent General of Immigrants....."
- Tuesday, November 10, 1846, p.3,
"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
"Within the short space of a week we have had two arrivals of Madeira
- 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.
"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.
"The Barque Dalhousie, Captain Wilkie, thirty-five days from Madeira...."
NEWS", Various Dates, 1846-1847
Extracts from Original
ARTICLES, AND OTHER WRITINGS
- The PoWI Newsletter
Articles by Jo-Anne
- "Madeiran Portuguese Migration to Guyana, St. Vincent, Antigua and Trinidad:
A Comparative Overview",
in Portuguese Studies Review 14:2 (2006): 63-85
Aspects of Portuguese Immigration into Trinidad and Tobago:
An Investigation Based on Oral History",
in OPReP Newsletter 8 (December 1989): 3-5
Portuguese of Trinidad",
in The Book of Trinidad, edited by Gérard Besson and
Bridget Brereton, 263-269. Port-of-Spain: Paria Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Portuguese Cultural Contribution to Trinidad & Tobago",
in OPreP Newsletter, 2002.
Atlântico às Antilhas: O Caso da Trinidad",
in Islenha 19 (June to December 1996): 95-107
Trinidadiana in Portugal",
Newsday, and also Sunday Guardian (25th Anniversary European
Union supplement), 21 June, 2001
by Anthony Milne
- Ser português na Trinidad: Etnicidade, subjectividade e poder, by Miguel Vale de Almeida (Etnográfica 1.1 (1997):9-31).
By-Path of Presbyterian Missions in the West Indies, by Rev. Gilbert
Earle, The Trinidad Presbyterian, June 1923, Reprinted from
"East and West", Canada
of Port of Spain. Catholic Encyclopedia Vol XII (transcribed by
Douglas J.Potter), 1999.
Years in the West Indies, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine Vol.
71 (440) June 1852
Settings of Trinidad and Tobago, by Pantrinbago.com
of the Jews of the Caribbean, by Ralph G. Bennett
to Jamaica, Trinidad and Guyana After Emancipation, by Alden Maddocks
West Indian Colonies, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine Vol. 63 (440)
Madeirenses na Expansão da Fronteira Norte-Americana:Proselitismo
de Robert Reid Kalley, 1838-c.1850, por Maria Zina Gonçalves de
Abreu (Universidade da Madeira) (comunicação apresentada ao primeiro
Congresso Internacional de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses, 6-8 Maio 2001,
Lisboa) *[NOTE: This paper is in Portuguese, and the link leads you
to a Word file. For an abstract in English, click here.
The title of the paper in English is "Pioneers of North-America Frontier
Expansion: Case Study of the Role of the Protestant Faith in Prompting
Immigration from Madeira to America," by Maria Zina Gonçalves de Abreu
(Universidade da Madeira) (paper presented at the first International
Conference for Anglo-Portuguese Studies, 6-8 May 2001, Lisbon.)]
Portuguese in Trinidad, Newsday Historical Digest, June 24, 2001,
and Color in Trinidad & Tobago, by Nakeba Stewart
TT/Portuguese Community Continues to Celebrate Heritage, by Angela
from the Canada
Heirloom Series, Volume
VII - Canada at the Millenium, A Transcultural Society. Published
as part of Canada's
Last of the Jews in T&T, by Tim McDonald
- Contribution of Jews to Jamaica (Review of Arbell's Portuguese Jews of Jamaica)