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early postal history of the British West Indies and North America

Harry Cuthbert Westley

early postal history of the British West Indies and North America

by Harry Cuthbert Westley

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Published by Postal History Society in Reigate, Eng .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Postal service -- West Indies, British -- History.,
  • Postal service -- North America -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Mimeograph copy.

    Statementby H. C. Westley.
    SeriesPostal History Society -- Special series, no. 30., Special series (Postal History Society (Great Britain)) -- no. 30..
    ContributionsGreenwood, Jeremy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationleaves a-e, 34 leaves, p. A-C :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16317668M

    India - India - The British, – The English venture to India was entrusted to the (English) East India Company, which received its monopoly rights of trade in The company included a group of London merchants attracted by Eastern prospects, not comparable to the national character of the Dutch company. Its initial capital was less than one-tenth of the Dutch . Postal History, Stamps and Postal Stationery to , Volume 1 Publisher: British West Indies Study Circle, Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + pages, in Very Good condition. No. 5 of a limited edition of copies. Excellent handbook.

    The human history of the west coast of North America is believed to stretch back to the arrival of the earliest people over the Bering Strait, or alternately along a now-submerged coastal plain, through the development of significant pre-Columbian cultures and population densities, to the arrival of the European explorers and colonizers. The west coast of North America today is .   On this day in , the U.S. postal system is established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin as its first postmaster general. Franklin () put in place the.

    Though the title directs readers to early America, for Anderson, America is in reality the Atlantic world. Most of the author's time is spent among the islands of the Caribbean or near the Bay of Honduras in Belize, where mahogany was by: In the United States, all of the states north of Maryland abolished slavery between and But antislavery sentiments had little effect on the centres of slavery themselves: the great plantations of the Deep South, the West Indies, and South America. Turning their attention to these areas, British and American abolitionists began.


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Early Postal History of the British West Indies and North America, 2nd edition. Postal History Society, U.K.,34pp+3. With a preface by Jeremy Greenwood and 3 leaves of illustrations. Selection of late 17th and early 18th century reports and official documents.

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Be mindful that its coverage goes way beyond the American colonies. It is really about the history of Central America, the Caribbean, the United States and Canada, focusing on /5().

This book covers the postal history of the American army, naval and marine forces that used the British mails during World War I. This study encompasses the use of both the British civil or military postal systems. The time period covered is British West Indies and in addition BERMUDA, BRITISH GUIANA (GUYANA) and BRITISH HONDURAS (BELIZE) and the Postal History and markings of all other Caribbean territories during any period that they were under British administration or control, and those British Post Offices which operated in the Caribbean, and Central or South America.

The British were the main colonial power for the thirteen American Colonies, and the only one after They appointed postmasters, established rates, and introduced postmarks, among other things.

The British influence is reflected in select sources throughout the bibliography. A multicultural, multinational history of colonial America from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Internal Enemy and American Revolutions In the first volume in the Penguin History of the United States, edited by Eric Foner, Alan Taylor challenges the traditional story of colonial history by examining the many cultures that helped make America, from the native4/5().

North American Representative: W. CLARY HOLT 1. TO promote interest in and the study of the stamps and postal history of the islands that comprise the British West Indies and in addition BERMUDA, BRITISH GUIANA (GUYANA) and BRITISH HONDURAS (BELIZE) and the Postal History and markings of.

The term British West Indies refers to the former English and British colonies and the present-day overseas territories of the United Kingdom in the Caribbean. In the history of the British West Indies there have been several attempts at political unions. British North America refers to the British Empire's colonial territories in North America from tonot including the Caribbean and Bermuda.

The term was first used informally inbut it was uncommon before the Report on the Affairs of British North America (), called the Durham Report. [citation needed] These territories today form modern-day Canada Common languages: English, French, Gaelic.

The Irish slave trade began when James VI s Irish prisoners as slaves to the New World. His Proclamation of required Irish political prisoners be sent overseas and sold to English settlers in the West Indies.

By the mid s, the Irish were the main slaves sold to Antigua and Montserrat. Sir William Stapleton established the first federation in the British West Indies in He set up a General Assembly of the Leeward Islands in St.

Kitts. Stapleton's Federation was active between andduring his term as governor, and the General Assembly met regularly until By the 18th century. The story of North American exploration spans an entire millennium andinvolves a wide array of European powers and uniquely American characters.

It began with the Vikings’ brief stint in Newfoundland circa A.D. and continued through England’s colonization of the Atlantic coast in the 17th century. Africans in America. This site, associated with the PBS documentary series of the same name, contains numerous primary source documents relating to slaves and slavery in colonial British North America.

University of Virginia and Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record. Records at The National Archives. The following record series are available at The National Archives in Kew.

Click on the following series references to search for records within each respective series using keywords and dates. CO 1 America and West Indies, Colonial Papers ; CO 5 America and West Indies, Original Correspondence. ” (Emphasis added). In the British West Indies, plantation slavery was instituted as early as In Barbados by the s there were an estima slaves, of w were White.

(“ Some Observations on the Island of Barbados,”. The British Windward Islands was a British colony in the Windward Islands of the West Indies, existing between and and consisting of the islands of Grenada, St Lucia, Saint Vincent, the Grenadines, Barbados (the seat of the governor untilwhen it returned to its former status of a completely separate colony), Tobago (untilwhen.

Merchants sent out ships to trade with North America and the West Indies, where England had established a network of colonies, following on from the permanent settlement of Virginia in and. Publication date. New York, New York Public Library. university_of_illinois_urbana-champaign; americana.

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Previous editions published under title: Passenger lists of ships coming to North America, Pages: The Danish West Indies became an insular area of the U.S., called the United States Virgin Islands. Between andthe United Kingdom re-organised all their West Indies island territories (except the British Virgin Islands and the Bahamas) into the West Indies Federation.

Start studying Chapter 1 Quiz History Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The British and French West Indies. the American Southwest prior to the year Cahokia.

What was the location of the largest mound-building culture in the early North America?About 33 percent of all eighteenth-century immigrants to British North America came from. Africa. When bequeathing land, most eighteenth-century New England families earn free time by completing an assignment early.

the West Indies.The West Indies have a tropical maritime maximum temperatures over most of the region range from the mids F (upper 20s C) from December to April to the upper 80s F (low 30s C) from May to November.

Nighttime temperatures are about 10 °F (6 °C) cooler. Most islands experience a wet and a dry season; annual rainfall totals range from 30 to 80 inches .