The present prospect of the famous and fertile island of Tobago

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

Publisher: Printed by John Attwood for the author, and sold by William Staresmore ... in London

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Statementby Captain John Poyntz
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1512:2
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[6], 50 p
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL15019060M

THE PRESENT STATE. OF. HAYTI,. OR SAINT DOMINGO. ———— INTRODUCTION. An account of the present state of Hayti I believe has not yet been submitted to the public; to offer one likely to meet with a favourable reception is, I am aware, an undertaking of considerable difficulty: it requires, no doubt, that the author should be well skilled in the various branches of knowledge, in order to. 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. Trinidad and Tobago (n.). 1. an island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 2. An independent state in the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, north of Venezuela, comprising the islands of Trinidad and TobagoIts capital is Port of Spain. Both islands were discovered by Columbus in Capital: Port of Spain, 10°40′N 61°31′W / °N . In the minds of many mercantilists of the older school the most highly esteemed of all these colonial areas was that of the sugar islands of the West Indies. The writers of the s who held to this view, therefore, were eager to add the fertile island of Guadeloupe to the British possessions in that region.

Nicaragua (/ ˌ n ɪ k ə ˈ r ɑː ɡ w ə,-ˈ r æ ɡ-,-ɡ j u ə / (); Spanish: [nikaˈɾaɣwa] ()), officially the Republic of Nicaragua (Spanish: República de Nicaragua (help info)), is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the g code: + The government of the Caribbean island of Tobago has recently embarked on an ambitious plan to develop the island for tourism. In doing so they enter into direct competition with more established Caribbean destinations. Although the present development plan focuses primarily on the "sun and fun" vacationers that typify Caribbean tourism, the.   National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS), Hart and Abercromby Streets, Port of Spain,Trinidad and Tobago, W. I. Phone: +1() Empire’s crossroads: a history of the Caribbean from Columbus to the present day Gibson, Carrie Ever since Christopher Columbus stepped off the Santa Maria onto what is today San Salvador, in the Bahamas, and announced that he had arrived in the Orient, the Caribbean has been a stage for projected fantasies and competition between world powers.

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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”.

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Media in category "History of Trinidad and Tobago" The following files are in this category, out of total. 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.

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“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.

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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.

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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 ).

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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.

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