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Slave Life in the Bahamas

Slave Life in the Bahamas

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Slave Life in The Bahamas
 
 
On the Plantation
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January, 1831 to 31
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December, 1832 Therewere no sugar plantations in The Bahamas.Cotton plantations were more usual.It was also customary to grow other crops toprovide food for the slaves. These includedcorn, pumpkin, peas, beans etcLittle is known about actual slave plantations inThe Bahamas. The only original account comesfrom Farquharson’s journal written from 
 
 
Farquharson’s Estate
The plantation was said to be about 2000acres.The whites lived in the main house or thedwelling houseThe slave quarters were located about800 feet northwest of the main house.The houses were built in a row. Eachhouse was enclosed by a stone wall

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