Barak Morton, William Whylly and other Planters who owed Government for granted land as Slavery ended 1834

“The land is the only thing in the world worth working for, worth fighting for, worth dying for, because it's ...
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Silver Cup Made In London Given To James Carmichael Smyth by Free Coloured Inhabitants of Bahamas 1834

By March 1833, the Bahamas Assembly, who unequivocally loathed Governor, Sir James Carmichael Smyth, had succeeded in having his governorship ...
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Bahamas Assembly Pays £36 To Stop Slave Compensation Claim For Negro Hanged Four Days After Emancipation 1835

Castletown Roberts, a slave, was hung on August 5th, 1834. It was a Tuesday. Castletown was hung, from the top ...
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Friday 22nd. June, 1832, Columbus Statue Erected Amid Battle Over Slavery Between Assembly and Governor Carmichael Smyth

On 22nd June, 1832, a statue of Christopher Columbus, was unveiled, at Government House for the very first time. While ...
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Photos of The General Strike of 1958

The General Strike of 1958, initially began as a taxicab strike. The government created and politically appointed, Airports Board, gave ...
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Turks and Caicos Forced To Pay Separation Debt To Nassau To Be Free Of Bahama Islands 1848

Independence debt or Separation debt, however one wishes to call it, historically speaking, meant that territories were forced to pay ...
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17-year-old A. F. Adderley Wins Top Essay Prize Denstone College, England 1909

The extraordinary life and achievements of Alfred Francis Adderley continue to reveal themselves. In an era of colonial British Bahamian ...
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Tartan To Commemorate Bahamian-Scottish Heritage Officially Recognised 1966

Scottish-Bahamian heritage, survives in The Bahamas today, through many historical surnames, as well as, a tartan print, officially recognised by ...
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Government Tries But Fails To Recover Money Embezzled by Jailed Member of Assembly Thomas N. G. Clare 1891

Thomas Narcisse George Clare was one of the youngest men ever to be elected to the House of Assembly. Born ...
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Member Of Assembly Convicted of ‘Tiefin’ Da People’s Money’ Election Declared Void 1890

In 1889, the conviction of Thomas Narcisse George Clare for ‘tiefin’ da people’s money’ while in public office, caused his ...
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