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Contents to Volumes

Volume One

Of the Etymology of the word Jamaica, and the Discovery of the Island by Christopher Columbus; some account of the Native Indians before they were subdued and (IW) by the Spaniards, with such other Occurrences as hapened which it was in this (IW) ff. 2-31

Of the Etymology of the word Jamaica, and the Discovery of the Island by Christopher Columbus. Some account of the Native Indians before they were subdued and (IW) by the Spaniards, with such other occurrences as hapened while it was in their possession. ff. 32-54

Of the Expedition and miscariage of the Design against St. Domingo; the conquest of Jamaica by the English, and such other occurences as hapned before the Restoration of King Charles the Second, or any form of Government was Established. ff. 55-88

Of the Administration of the Severall Governours of Jamaica. The Rise and Actions of the Buccaniers, And all other Remarkable Transactions, during Their Respective Governments. ff. 89-345

Volume Two

A Geographicall Description of the Island, with its Mountains, Mines, Plains, Precincts(?), Towns, Harbours, Bays, Fortifications and Buildings; together with the Territories thereon depending. ff. 1-47

Of the Climate, Air, Seasons, Winds, Weather, Currents, Waters, and Rivers, as allso of the Diseases and (…?) most frequent in Jamaica, and other Parts of the West Indies. ff. 48-92

Of the Government of the Island. ff. 93-114

Of the Air, Climate, Seasons, Winds, Weather, Water a Diseases allso of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, and other Animalls in Jamaica. ff. 115-135

Of the Situations and Naturall Advantages of Jamaica, and the Trade thereof to and from Great Brittain, Ireland, Africa(?), the Plantations in North America, and other Parts, with some Observations and Proposalls, for their improvement and Security. ff. 136-157

Of the Inhabitants, Masters, Servants and Negros their Number, Strength, and manner of living as allso an Account of the Negros who were many years in Rebellion, and setled in the Mountains, together with the Treaty made with them in 1738, upon which they submitted and became Free Subjects of Great Brittain. ff. 158-191

Of the Soil and Productions the manner of Planting Sugar Canes, and making of sugar, Rum, and Indigo; allso Cocoa, Coffee, Ginger, Pimento, Cotton, and other Commoditys, that are or may be produced in Jamaica.” ff. 192-223

Of the Government of the Island, Civill and Milatary: of the Laws; Courts of Justice; Publick officers; Revenues; and Church Affairs; with some Observations thereupon. ff. 224-250

Of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, and other Animalls, and Insects in Jamaica. ff. 251-282

Of the Climate, Air, weather, Sea and Land breezes(?), Rivers, Water, Fishes, Beasts, Birds. ff. 283

Knight's Correspondents

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