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Jamaica

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Arcedeckne of Glevering papers, 1744-1848

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vanneck-Arc
Scope and Contents This section relates to the Arcedeckne family, a self-contained sub-section of the wider Vanneck family papers, and relates to the family’s estates in Suffolk and plantations in Jamaica. Comprises family and business correspondence, 1757-1839, relating mostly to Andrew Arcedeckne (1691-1763), Chaloner Arcedeckne (1743-1809) and Andrew Arcedeckne (1780-1849), matters of estate management, the 1832 General Election, and other financial matters. The Glevering estate papers comprise property...
Dates: 1744-1848
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Bourbon & Mauritius / Timor / Jamaica / West Indies [distribution of fauna], 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 72: 66r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9581/1/23
Scope and Contents Mostly MS poems, with some printed carols and hymns, letters, agendas and sketches.HCGM, Ode: The Dorset Industrial Exhibition (Minerva Press, Exhibition Building, 1878); printed carols and hymns and songs sung at Fordington, c.1862-80; HCGM, printed hymn, ‘Easter Even’; HCGM, printed card, ‘The place of my tent’, 1919; HCGM, ‘Florence Nightingale, O.M.’, in Time and Talents News, n.d.; printed sheet, ‘Proposed re-seating of Fordington Church’, n.d.; printed sheet, The Moule Memorial...
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Depositions in case Gregory v. Arcedeckne about water course in Jamaica called Plantation Garden River, 1772-1773

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vanneck-Arc/3F/1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This section relates to the Arcedeckne family, a self-contained sub-section of the wider Vanneck family papers, and relates to the family’s estates in Suffolk and plantations in Jamaica. Comprises family and business correspondence, 1757-1839, relating mostly to Andrew Arcedeckne (1691-1763), Chaloner Arcedeckne (1743-1809) and Andrew Arcedeckne (1780-1849), matters of estate management, the 1832 General Election, and other financial matters. The Glevering estate papers comprise property...
Dates: 1772-1773
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from (Jeanie) Lucinda Musgrave to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Jamaica, 1882-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 219.5: 47
Scope and Contents Letter from (Jeanie) Lucinda Musgrave to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Jamaica
(Letter)
Dates: 1882-11-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 File

Letter from Malcolm Laing to William Philip Perrin regarding the sale of enslaved people at Hallhead plantation, Jamaica, 21 July 1780

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/195-196
Scope and Contents Comprises letter from Laing in Jamaica to Perrin in London, with detail of 19 enslaved people to be sold from Hallhead Plantation, adjoining Blue Mountain [owned by Perrin] in the parish of St Thomas in the East, Jamaica. The enclosed note lists the names of individual enslaved people with a valuation ascribed to each.
Dates: 21 July 1780
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from [unidentified] [illeg]acker E to [Sir George Howard Darwin?]; written at Jamaica, 1886-11-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 210.14: 65
Scope and Contents Letter from [unidentified] [illeg]acker E to [Sir George Howard Darwin?]; written at Jamaica
(Letter)
Dates: 1886-11-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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NS I Glacial Period-45 Note, 1862-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E54r
Scope and Contents Brazil 6000-7000ft / Sandwich Is / Jamaica / Cape of Good Hope / Australian Alps [lists of species found there]
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1862-04-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.

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