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Shepherd, Verene A.; Reid, Ahmed
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Department of History & Archaeology
Article Title
Rebel voices: Confessions, testimonies and trial transcript from the 1831-32 emancipation war in Jamaica
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
28
Issue ID
2-3
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59-64
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ISSN
0021-4124
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Abstract
Presents the largely unedited depositions, testimonies and confessions of fifteen aditional enslaved men are presented, continuing the project of exposing the more unfamiliar 'voices' of those who witnessed or participated in the 1831-32 war. The fifteen are: John McLachlan, Thomas Mitchell, William Atkins Spence, William Binham, William Evans (alias Alexander Benlos), James Ricketts, John Bull, George Haughton, Alexander Grunnell, John Davis, Robert Morris, James Fray, John Morris, William M'Kinley and Richard Flemoe. The testimonies of these men were recorded by magistrates and missionaries and later became a part of the official records, accessible through the Jamaican and UK Archives.....
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