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West Indies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Corbett, Mary [Coutts] to George Sibbald, 1796 February 11

 File — Box 1, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents Mary C. Corbett in Kingston, St. Vincent, a personal and business letter. Brief account of her five-week passage to the island and finding herself in the middle of a war: "...for on our arrival here we found the Island in the greatest consternation imaginable on account of the French and Carriab war. They have stormed all our forts and taken a great many field pieces from us, to the shame of the British for there is now in the town of Kingston (that being all of the Island that we at...
Dates: 1796 February 11

George Sibbald Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MA.00274
Abstract The George Sibbald Papers contain correspondence and documentation related to the life and businesses of merchant George Sibbald (lived circa 1756 - 1810). The material illuminates aspects of his dealings as a dry goods merchant along the Atlantic seaboard and in the West Indies, as a land speculator in Georgia, and as a merchant and plantation owner in Florida during the last period of Spanish control.The Papers also contain correspondence and documents of other individuals in...
Dates: circa 1740-1894; Majority of material found within 1790-1810