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Robert Monroe Harrison Report on Labor Conditions in Jamaica Presented to Abel P. Upshur

Identifier: SC 00606

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This is a 47 page report on labor conditions in the Island of Jamaica.  Submitted by Robert Monroe Harrison, American consul at Kingston, Jamaica, to Abel P. Upshur, US Secretary of State.

Dated October 11, 1843

Item was received with the Tucker Papers.  Presented by Mr. and Mrs. George P. Coleman, Williamsburg, VA, August 27, 1938.

NOTE: page 36 is blank

There is a pdf file and each page scanned on: Z:\\Robert Monroe Harrison to Abel Upshur 10-1848


  • Creation: 1843 October 11
  • Creation: Majority of material found in October 11, 1843

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Biographical Information:

American consul at Kingston, Jamaica ca 1843


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Guide to the Robert Monroe Harrison Report on Labor Conditions in Jamaica Presented to Abel P. Upshur
Finding Aid Authors: Eileen O'Toole.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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