Petition from the House of Assembly of Jamaica to the King.
Refers to the failing sugar trade in the West Indies; details prices, taxes and also competition from the East Indies trade - "Presented to His Majesty ... on Friday the 19th of April 1822 by George Hibbert, the agent for the Island ... Charles Ellis, William Manning, Alexander Cray Grant and John Grossett, members of the House of Commons, and interested in the prosperity of Jamaica". "Passed the Assembly this 12th day of December 1821. Signed: David Finlayson, speaker".
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[London] : Printed by J. Darling, 31 Leadenhall Street, 19 April 1822.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 folded sheet (4 p.) ; 40 cm.
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