Account of a Slave Plot in Barbados, 1692

Description

A broadsheet, printed on both sides. Titled A Brief, but most True Relation of the late Barbarous and Bloody Plot of the Negro's in the Island of Barbados On Friday the 21 of October, 1692, this item briefly relates how the plot was uncovered, the alleged intentions of the plotters, and the sanctions imposed on them. For details on this and other slave plots in 17th cent. Barbados, see Jerome S. Handler, Slave Revolts and Conspiracies in Seventeenth Century Barbados, New West Indian Guide, vol. 56 (1982), pp. 5-43.

Source

Anon., written "In a letter to a Friend" (London,1693). (Copy in Newberry Library, Chicago) "

Date Created

1693

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

NW0031

Citation

"Account of a Slave Plot in Barbados, 1692", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed December 14, 2019, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1327
A broadsheet, printed on both sides. Titled A Brief, but most True Relation of the late Barbarous and Bloody Plot of the Negro's in the Island of Barbados On Friday the 21 of October, 1692, this item briefly relates how the plot was uncovered, the alleged intentions of the plotters, and the sanctions imposed on them. For details on this and other slave plots in 17th cent. Barbados, see Jerome S. Handler, Slave Revolts and Conspiracies in Seventeenth Century Barbados,  New West Indian Guide, vol. 56 (1982), pp. 5-43.
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