£15m Loan In 1835 To Compensate British Slaveowners Finally Paid In 2015

On February 9, 2018, HM Treasury (Her Majesty's Treasury) via its Twitter account, from London, tweeted a most extraordinary bit ...
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COFFEE SHOP MEETING ORGANISED BY JOHN CRUDEN LEADS TO EVENTUAL MERCHANT CLASS RULE Nassau 1785

John Cruden, an angry, disgruntled Loyalist driven out Florida in 1784, called a meeting of British Merchants, in Nassau, in ...
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Loyalists Tax Exemption Extended From 7 To 15 Years: AND THEN THEY TOOK THE GOVERNMENT 1784 – 1785

If we are bound to repeat the unheeded lessons of history, then, in the future, the Bahamas will fight for ...
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128 Slaves of Wealthy James Moss Member of the House of Assembly Sold To Jamaica… Here Are Their Names 1822

All who sat in the House of Assembly, before 1834, were slave owners. Slaves were the only source of wealth ...
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We Called Ourselves The First Republic In The Western Hemisphere To Get Tourists 1947

Did the Bahamas really begin life as a Republic! It's second life that is. The first one belonged to the ...
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Edgar Mayhew Bacon, Third Generation Bahamian and Prolific American Writer 1889

In 1889, Bahamian born Edgar Mayhew Bacon, then an acclaimed American author with many published books to his credit, returned ...
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British Transport 109 Irish Convicts To Settle Abaco 1785

As early as 1752, in an effort to populate the many near uninhabited islands of the Bahamas, the British began ...
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Las Vegas Prostitutes For Bahamian Officials in 1969 Revealed In Gambling Licence Testimony in 1979

How did paying for prostitutes, for Bahamian government officials, who ran out of money, on a trip to Las Vegas, ...
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Cannibalism to Incest: Stories in Bahamian Negro Folklore 1895

Cultures and traditions, outside of Europe, between the 15th to 19th centuries, were roundly dismissed as primitive. Whatever intellectual property ...
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300,000 Acres of Crown Land in Grand Bahama Leased for 99 years in 1925

At the beginning of the 20th century, Grand Bahama presented a significant problem, in terms of economic, and social development ...
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