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colonial agents of the British West Indies a study in colonial administration, mainly in the eighteenth century by Penson, Lillian Margery Dame

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Published by F. Cass in [London] .
Written in English



  • West Indies, British,
  • Great Britain


  • West Indies, British -- Politics and government,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 18th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Lillian M. Penson.
SeriesCass library of West Indian Studies,, no. 16
LC ClassificationsF2131 .P42 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5457782M
ISBN 100714619442
LC Control Number73160138

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