Vote Granted To Murray G. Farquharson, Free Person of Colour, By An Act of the Assembly Was Undoubtedly Political 1830

In January 1830, Murray G. Farquharson, a free, person of colour, was politically gifted with one of the highest honours a man could have, in The Bahamas, at that time. Continue Reading

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Elections 1832 – Fights, Cheating, Negroes and Coloureds Vote and Riot, Candidates Beaten Up, Winners Woke Up As Losers

Freeholder blacks and coloureds, in the Bahama Islands, voted in 1832 – a full two years – before the end of slavery in 1834. They were of course, disqualified, by Continue Reading

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Governor John Gregory Dies After Catching Yellow Fever At Funeral Of Man Who Died From Yellow Fever – Nassau July 1853

Bahamas Governor John Gregory took ill with yellow fever on Monday. Got worse on Tuesday. Rallied on Wednesday. Declined on Thursday. Died on Friday. Buried with honours on Saturday 30th Continue Reading

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