Eunice and Ron Shanahan have shared with readers of the Victorian Web this material from their website, Letters from the Past. Click on thumbnails for larger images.
This letter from the past is about emigrant Scots in the West Indies. It came from Mr Paterson, Jamaica, 9th Decr. 1837 and was addressed to James Murray Esqr, Advocate Aberdeen.
|The situation of Morant Bay (based on the map of Jamaica from Encyclopaedia Britannica)|
Last modified 11 December 2002