The Riots in Georgetown, 1905: Details of the Outbreak, Its Cause, and the Measures Taken for Its Suppression

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Estate of C. K. Jardine, 1905 - Riots - 26 pages
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Page 9 - ... raise ? We work for thirty years for the same money and now we want a raise ; we want more money. Ask them if it ent...
Page 9 - Go hack and say, if you please, sir, that we ent want to turn worthless and gamhle and t'ief and drink rum ; that mek so we want more money after we work for the same money for thirty years. Is that thirty yeara cheap work sweeten them white man, that make so they think it hard to pay a price now.
Page 6 - Whereas certain persons who feel aggrieved as to the rate of pay granted to them for work as porters in the loading and unloading of vessels, have...
Page 13 - I see them, and there will he plenty of witnesses for you to know that I am dealing with the matter fairly and squarely to all parties.
Page 13 - If you hreak the law in connection with your grievances it is my duty as Governor of the colony, and as the person who has to protect the...
Page 22 - Yon children, go away from here, it would be a pity if you got destroyed.

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