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ABOLITION ACT absence of proprietors anxious to promote appointment apprenticeship assertions attending attorney attorneyships back lands boys character charge checked civilization colony cording to law cultivated desire EDINBURGH effect expected expenditure expense false former four Book-keepers gistrates governor greater number ignorance ill-timed interference improprieties of conduct improve their minds indifference indolence induce industrious intellect sufficient interest Jamaica Kingston labour latter left the Island manager and apprentice master moral improvement mother country nager native natural necessary negroes nightly meetings Non-apprentices non-effective one-tenth overseer Overseer's parents party peasantry persuasion petitioners place of worship planters possess prejudice prentice present system procure proprietor lived provision punishment read their Bibles reciprocity of feeling regarding reside respect salary sary save deficiency seer sions situation slave slavery ceased soil special magis special magistrate superstitious notions suppose tion truth value of education wages wealth and influence Whole number
Page 14 - If they are left to themselves the little civilisation which they have acquired will disappear and they will sink into a state of barbarity. They will bask in the sun and be contented to live on yams and cocos with a piece of osnaburg or baize to cover their nakedness.
Page 22 - It may be expected, that many of the industrious among the apprentices who have saved a few pounds, will endeavour to purchase an acre or two of land...