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Extract from a despatch

Report on slave resistance to apprenticeship


Extract from a despatch from Lieutenant Govenor of Dominica to Secretary of State, 15th August, 1834. Reporting that the slave resistance to the apprenticeship system has been controlled. It mentions that the women slaves were the most violent and difficult to con trol during the troubles. (Slaves who were freed under the Emancipation Act, were then forced to work as apprentices). From Papers Relative to Abolition of Slavery, Part II, 1833-35.

Date: 15th August 1834

Copyright: Copyright British Empire Commonwealth Mu

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