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List of Nevis compensation claims

List of Nevis compensation claims


St Christopher Gazette and Caribbean Courier . Mar 20th 1835.
List of compensation claims for Nevis.

The Abolition, or end, of slavery happened in 1834.
The slave owners and their supporters accepted the loss of their property (slaves) in return for compensation (money) from the government. £20 million was paid to slave owners by the British government, as compensation for this loss. Slave owners in Bristol received over £500,000 (worth about £25 million today); a vast sum at that time.

Date: Mar 20 1835

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