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History of the island of St. Domingo

from its first discovery by Columbus to the present period.

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Published by Printed for A. Constable and Co., Edinburgh, and Rest Fenner, London in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Haiti
    • Subjects:
    • Haiti -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Variously attributed to Sir James Basket (probably Barskett) by Halkett & Laing and Charles Malo by BN.

      ContributionsBarskett, James, Sir., Malo, Charles, 1790-1871., John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1921 .H671
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 446 p. ;
      Number of Pages446
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6916391M
      LC Control Number02012421

        An Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo was published in St Domingo (now Haiti) had been one of the most prosperous West Indian economies, producing more sugar and coffee than all the British West Indies combined.2/5(1). An historical survey of the French colony in the island of St. Domingo comprehending a short account of its ancient government, political state, population, productions, and exports: a narrative of the calamities which have desolated the country ever since the year , with some reflections on their causes and probable consequences: and a detail of the military transactions of the British.

      The Navassa Lighthouse. On December 8, , to forestall a Haitian attempt to take possession of Navassa, a Caribbean island south of Cuba, U.S. Secretary of State Lewis Cass made a momentous.   Leonora Mary Hassal Sansay (b. ), also known as Mary Hassal, was U.S. Vice-President Aaron Burr's niece. This work, first published in , takes the form of a series of letters to her uncle, describing the events which she witnessed between and in the French colony of St Domingo, which became the Republic of Haiti in after a fierce revolution.1/5(1).

        The map, from , is titled “Hayti, Formerly Hispaniola or Saint Domingo.” Interestingly, the same mapmaker (Fielding Lucas) and publisher (Carey & Lea) produced another map the same year with the title “Map of Hispaniola, Or St Domingo.” The next year, Lucas created another map titled “Hayti or Saint Domingo.”. On 6 December, , he landed on Môle St. Nicholas (now Haitian territory), then, passing along the north coast of the island to the Bay of Samana, landed again and penetrated inland as far as the summit of Santo Cerro (Holy Hill), where, looking down upon the magnificent upland plain which he named La Vega Real, he planted a wooden cross to.


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An historical survey of the island of Saint Domingo, together with an account of the Maroon negroes in the island of Jamaica; and a history of the war in the West Indies, in and ; Also, a tour through the several islands of Barbadoes, St. Vincent, Antigua, Tobago, and Grenada, in the years and By Sir William Young.Pages: Preview this book» What people are History of the Island of St.

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Santo Domingo was a smoldering ruin by the time he left. The French and Haiti Hispaniola and Santo Domingo took a long time to recover from the pirate raid, and in the mids, France, taking advantage of the still-weakened Spanish defenses and looking for American colonies of its own, attacked and captured the western half of the island.

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History of the island of St. Domingo, from its first discovery by Columbus to the present period. Secret History is the fictionalized account of Aaron Burr's mistress's travels during the early stages of the Haitian Revolution in the s and early s.

In this epistalary novel Sansay divides her own personality and experiences between Mary, the principle letter writer and devoted, responsible sister, and Clara, Mary's sister and an irresistable coquette who suffers miserably at the /5. History of the Island of St.

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Domingo, from its First Discovery by Columbus to the Present Period. Details the history of the island's discovery and colonization by Europeans, the importation of slaves from Africa and ensuring cruelties, rebellion and independence, and "the establishment of social order and regular government among a people.

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Showing nearby items. Browsing Authors With Titles: "Barsis, Max, Lady in waiting, an intimate journal of a labor of love," to "Barsky, George. An Historical Survey of the Island of Saint Domingo, together with an Account of the Maroon Negroes in the Island of Jamaica and a History of the War in the West Indies, in and Author Bryan Edwards; William Young Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher.

Due to Taíno, Spanish and French influences on the island, historically the whole island was often referred to as Haiti, Hayti, Santo Domingo, St.

Domingue, or San Domingo. The colonial terms Saint-Domingue and Santo Domingo are sometimes still applied to the whole island, though these names refer, respectively, to the colonies that became Archipelago: Greater Antilles.

Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic. It is situated on the southeast coast of the island of Hispaniola, at the mouth of the Ozama River, and is the oldest permanent city established by Europeans in the Western Hemisphere.

It is also the seat of the oldest. As far as I can ascertain this is the first history of St. Eustatius written by a native of that island. It might even be the first attempt of putting the history of that island in writing.

Prof. Dr.L. Knappert’s history of the 18 th century was only published inand that of J.H.J. Hamelberg in Other historians mentioned either a. The name “St. Domingo” lived on after his death. Two streets were named after his estate – St. Domingo Vale and St. Domingo Grove. Between those two streets, a chapel was built, which subsequently became St.

Domingo’s Methodist Church in – the birthplace of Everton Football Club. Book/Printed Material An historical survey of the French colony in the island of St. Domingo: comprehending a short account of its ancient government, political state, population, productions, and exports: a narrative of the calamities which have desolated the country ever since the yearwith some reflections of their causes and probable consequences: and a detail of the military.

Empire (English History, History Books, British History Textbook) (History in 50 Events Series Book 11) The West Indies in Being the Journal of a Visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, and Jamaica (Cambridge Library Collection - Slavery and Abolition)File Size: 89KB. Santo Domingo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsanto ðoˈmiŋɡo] meaning "Saint Dominic"), officially Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population.

As ofthe city had a total population of 2, when including the metropolitan area. The city is coterminous with the boundaries of the Country: Dominican Republic. Leonora Sansay’s Secret History; or, The Horrors of St. Domingo provides a personal historical narrative surrounding the Haitian Revolution.

A manuscript in this manner can offer historians a voice to elements of the Revolution that would otherwise be lacking or silent when studying other writings of the period.

The recorded history of the Dominican Republic began when the Genoa-born navigator Christopher Columbus, working for the Spanish Crown, happened upon a large island in the region of the western Atlantic Ocean that later came to be known as the was inhabited by the Taíno, an Arawakan people, who variously called their island Ayiti, Bohio, or Quisqueya (Kiskeya).Location: Hispaniola.in the Island of St.

Domingo Bryan Edwards (–) was a wealthy West Indian planter, politician and historian. He vigorously opposed the abolition of the slave trade, since the sugar industry relied heavily on it. An Historical Survey of the French Colony in .The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British colonies in the West Indies to Which is Added an Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St.

Domingo / abridged from the history written by Bryan Edwards, Esq. Creator: Edwards, Bryan (Author) Contributor: University of California, Berkley (Contributor) Internet Archive (Contributor).