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The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago

The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago

with a description of the situation, growth, fertility and manufacture of the said island, to which is added proposals for the encouragement of all those that are minded to settle there

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Published by Printed by George Larkin for the author and are to be sold by Thomas Malthus ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe present prospect of the island of Tobago
    Statementby Captain John Poyntz
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 506:15
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[4], 47 p
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15025435M

    Trinidad and Tobago are islands situated between 10° 2' and 11° 12' N latitude and 60° 30' and 61° 56' W the closest point, Trinidad is just 11 kilometres ( mi) from Venezuelan territory. Covering an area of 5, km 2 (1, sq mi), the country consists of the two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and numerous smaller landforms, including Chacachacare, Monos, Huevos Capital: Port of Spain, 10°40′0″N 61°30′27″W / . Island Food Island Life Puerto Rico Trinidadian Recipes Caribbean Recipes Caribbean Food Trini Food Caribbean Culture West Indian What is Chadon Beni Chadon beni or shado beni is a herb with a strong pungent scent and flavor that is used extensively in Caribbean cooking, more so Trini cooking.

    pamphlet The Present Prospect of the Famous and Fertile Island of Tobago (). Shortly thereafter, he reached an agreement with the Duke of Courland to settle twelve-hundred individuals on 41, hectares (, acres) of land in Tobago over a five-year period (Archibald ). Poyntz petitioned Charles II for permission to settle the. VOLUME TWO; C H A P T E R X V I I Distressed Situation of the Army and the Country, from various Causes • General Gates sent to the Southward—Surprised and defeated at Camden by Lord Cornwallis—Superseded • General Greene appointed to the Command in the Carolinas • Major Ferguson’s Defeat • Sir Henry Clinton makes a Diversion in the Chesapeake, in favor of Lord .

    Full text of "Stark's Guide-book and History of Trinidad: Including Tobago, Granada, and St. Vincent; Also a " See other formats. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Trinidad: then and now; Being a series of sketches in connection with the progress and prosperity of Trinidad, and personal reminiscences of life in that island ; By J. N. Brierley.


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Published: (). The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago: with a description of the situation, growth, fertility and manufacture of the said island, to which is added proposals for the encouragement of all those that are minded to settle there.

The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago, to the southward of the island of Barbadoes: with a description of the situation, growth, fertility and manufacture of the said island to which is added proposals for encouragement of all those that are minded to settle there.

English: The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago: to the southward of Barbadoes, by Captain John Poyntz. 2nd edition, Printed by John Attwood for the author, and sold by William Staresmore, London Author: John Poyntz.

The pamphlet is called The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago with a description of the situation, growth, fertility and manufacture of the said island, to which is added proposals for the encouragement of all those that are minded to settle there.

It’s by Captain John Poyntz and it dates from The pamphlet is called The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago with a description of the situation, growth, fertility and manufacture of the said island, to which is added proposals for the encouragement of all those that are minded to settle there.

It’s by. The Present Prospect of the Famous and Fertile Island of Tobago, London,London, 12 DUTERTRE Jean-Baptiste. Histoire Générale des Isles de Saint-Christophe, de la Guadeloupe, de la Martinique et autres dans l’Amérique, Paris, J.

et E. by: 1. The Present Prospect of the Famous and Fertile Island of Tobago (London, ). Infour ships commanded by John Poyntz () captured a Dutch settlement on Tobago. Infour ships commanded by John Poyntz () captured a Dutch settlement on Tobago. A piece of writing about Tobago from shows this rather nicely.

Captain John Poyntz, an adventurer and soldier who had travelled around the islands, produced a document called: Present Prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago - A Description of the Situation, Fertility, Growth and Manufacture of the said island. Pre-colonial era. Both Trinidad and Tobago were originally settled by Amerindians who came through South America.

Trinidad was first settled by pre-agricultural Archaic people at least 7, years ago, making it the earliest settled part of the Caribbean. Banwari Trace in south-west Trinidad is the oldest attested archaeological site in the Caribbean, dating to about l: Port of Spain, 10°40′0″N 61°30′27″W /.

Captain John Poynti’s account of a visit to Tobago in which was undertaken in conjunction with the Duke of Courland to boost the island as a settlement, is a detailed account and entitled ‘The Present Prospect of the Famous and Fertile Island of Tobago”. It was published in John Poyntz, The Present Prospect of the Famous and Fertile Island of Tobago, ; Robert Verney, Englands Interest or the Great Benefit of Trade by Banks and Offices of Credit in London, ; Robert Murray, Corporation-credit, or a Bank of Credit Made Currant, ; Josiah Child, Brief Observations Concerning Trade, and Interest of Money.

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The Present Prospect of the Famous and Fertile Island of 2, × 3, 57 pages; and personal reminiscences of life in that island () () Category combines topics: history, Trinidad and Tobago.

The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago, to the southward of the island of Barbadoes with a description of the situation, growth, fertility and manufacture of the said island to which is added proposals for encouragement of all those that are minded to.

The Present Prospect of the Famous and Fertile Island of Tobago, to the Southward of the Island of Barbadoes [Electronic Resource]: With a Description of the Situation, Growth, Fertility and Manufacture of the Said Island to which is Added Proposals for Encouragement of Author: Michael Agnew.

The Island of Tobago, (British West Indies). Paperback – January 1, See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ Manufacturer: Longmans.

“This book fills a long-standing gap in the history of Trinidad & Tobago, and the southern Caribbean more generally. It provides a clearly written, authoritative account and analysis of the Amerindians (First Peoples) who lived (and still live) in the two islands, from the Cited by: 4.

Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is a twin island country situated off the northern edge of South America mainland, lying 11 Kilometres (6 mi) just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and Kilometres (81 mi) south of ing the Caribbean to the north, it shares maritime boundaries with other nations including Barbados to the northeast.

Trinidad and Tobago (/ ˈ t r ɪ n ɪ d æ d t ə ˈ b eɪ ɡ oʊ / (listen), / t oʊ-/), [14] officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is a twin island sovereign state that is the southernmost nation of the West Indies in the is situated kilometres (81 miles) south of Grenada off the northern edge of the South American mainland, 11 kilometres ( miles) off the.

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Full text of "HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO" See other formats.Little Tobago came to special attention on Septemwhen a certain Mr Woolford Frist arrived in Port-of-Spain Harbour on board the Royal Mail Steamer “Magdalena.” His destination was Little Tobago and he was being sent there by Sir William Ingram who had recently bought the island."Land of Algiers", a Latinization of French colonial name l'Algérie adopted in The city's name derives from French Alger, itself from Catalan Aldjère, from the Ottoman Turkish Cezayir and Arabic al-Jazāʼir (الجزائر ‎, "the Islands").

This was a truncated form of the city's older name, Jazā’ir Banī Māzġānna (جزائر بني مازغان ‎, "Islands of the sons of.