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Belize Independence Celebrations
A Candid Examination of ‘The Defence of the Settlers of Honduras;' or, a Fair Enquiry into the Justice of Their Accusations against Colonel George Arthur, by John Armstrong (London, 1824), 1824
A Candid Examination of ‘The Defence of the Settlers of Honduras', or, a Fair Inquiry into the Justice of Their Accusations Against Colonel George Arthur' (London, 1824) by John Armstrong, 1824
A copy of the ‘Regulations for the better government of His Majesty’s subjects in the Bay of Honduras, presented to them by the Hon. Sir William Burnaby, Knight’, 1889
This document was compared with the original manuscripts, laws and regulations in the Record Office at Belize, which were compiled in 1809 by William Hunt, Keeper of the Records. It contains extracts from records of meetings of the magistrates and inhabitants, at various dates, from April 1765 to March 1800.
149 x 202 mm. Pictured from left to right are Mr Nicholas Ridley, Minister of State at Britain’s Foreign Office, Mr George Price, the Prime Minister of Belize, and Snr. Rafael Castillo Valdez, the Guatemalan Foreign Minister.
178 x 113 mm. Showing two figures sitting on the steps of a bush house, a wooden cabin on low stilts with a thatched roof.
Miscellaneous monochrome postcards of Belize. Subjects include: Government buildings, Newton Barracks, St. John's Cathedral, Sittee River Ferry, Belize Bridge and a Roman Catholic cathedral.
148 x 202 mm. Pictured from left to right are Mr. George Price, the Prime Minister of Belize, Lord Carrington, Britain’s Foreign Secretary, Snr. Rafael Castillo Valdez, the Guatemalan Foreign Minister, and Mr Nicholas Ridley, Minister of State at the Foreign Office, who signed for Britain.
128 x 101 mm. Showing crowds of Hondurans on the swing bridge over Haulover Creek, Belize City. On the far side of the creek lies Queen Street with the Paslow Building at the right (in which are housed various government departments and the Post Office).
149 x 202 mm. The delegation from Belize at the Constitutional Conference to prepare for the country’s independence from Britain seen at Marlborough House, London, for the opening session of talks. The negotiating team is led by Mr C L B Rogers (third right), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs. The opening round of talks was chaired by Mr Nicholas Ridley, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
139 x 203 mm. Prince Michael of Kent hands over the documents of independence during a ceremony at Belmopan. On the right is Princess Michael of Kent.
139 x 202 mm. Prince Michael of Kent salutes as the Union Flag is lowered outside Government House.
139 x 202 mm. Princess Michael of Kent on the balcony of Government House during the celebrations.
140 x 202 mm. Prince Michael and Princess Michael of Kent after service at Belize Cathedral.
138 x 202 mm. Street scene in Belize City.
139 mm x 203 mm. Members of the school choir during the flag ceremony.
140 x 203 mm. A Panamanian group that took part in the celebrations.
127 x 101 mm. Showing an open courtyard in the market with piles of bananas on the ground.
127 x 101 mm. A view looking along the Belize River outside Belize City, with tree-lined river banks and a small river steamer moored in the foreground.
127 x 101 mm. Showing a flat boat loaded with goods on the Belize River. The Presbyterian Church can be seen at the left of the picture.
127 x 101 mm. A view looking across the river with boats in the foreground, towards the Court House and Church.
127 x 101 mm. Showing chained mahogany trunks (another of Belize's largest exports) being moved down-river towards a steamer in the background.
152 x 207 mm. At Marlborough House in London, Britain’s Secretary of State for the Colonies, Mr. Fred Lee, addresses the opening session of the Bermuda Constitutional Conference, of which he is Chairman. The delegation from Bermuda, drawn from both houses of the legislature and led by the Governor, Lord Martonmere, is seated on the right.