Satchell, Veront M.
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Steam for sugar-cane milling: The diffusion of the Boulton and Watt stationary steam engine to the Jamaican sugar industry, 1809-1830
Monteith, Kathleen E.A.; Richards, Glen L.
Jamaica in slavery and freedom: History, heritage and culture
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University of the West Indies Press
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Contrary to the belief that the West Indian planters did not make use of the technological improvements that helped to develop British agriculture, shows that the Boulton and Watt steam engine was widely utilised in Jamaica and particularly in the Parish of Vere. Even though the efficiency of the steam engine had not yet been fully proved, by 1830 they had begun to replace water powered mills.....