British Honduras Plantation Notes
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(30)
Scope and Contents
1866. 17 leaves of notes by an administrator in a calendar journal of daily life on a plantation upriver from Belize. Weather is noted, workers present or sick and their jobs, rations, punishments are mentioned, also flooding, trips to Belize for trading, crops including plantains, rice, pineapples, and corn, such animals as cows, pigs, and chickens, going to the bar, and a Mr. Hamilton, who may be the owner.