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The British Guiana handbook, 1913.

The British Guiana handbook, 1913.

Containing general and statistical information concerning the colony, its industries, manufacturers and commerce.

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Published by "The Argosy" Co., Ltd., Dulau & Co. in Georgetown, British Guiana, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guyana.,
  • Guyana
    • Subjects:
    • Guyana.,
    • Guyana -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHandbook of British Guiana, 1913.
      StatementEdited by Alleyne Leechman and issued by the Permanent Exhibitions Committee under the direction of His Excellency Sir Walter Egerton, K. C. M. G. (chairman).
      ContributionsLeechman, Alleyne., Permanent Exhibitions Committee of British Guiana.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2368 .D75
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 283 [2] p.
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL241075M
      LC Control Numberca 14000281
      OCLC/WorldCa8885656

      The unitary colony of British Guiana was brought into existence by Royal Proclamation on 21st July To celebrate that event, the British Guiana Centenary Year Book, , edited by E. Sievewright Stoby, was published in In , British Guiana passed a law entitled An Ordinance to Regulate the Sale of Opium and Bhang. Indian Hemp Ordinance. British Guiana passed its Indian Hemp Ordinance in Rastafarian usage. In the s, the Rastafari philosophy gained popularity in Guyana, and along with it came an increased interest in cannabis.

      Map. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Individual map Queenstown section, British Guiana ,, Sh First Edition , sheet size 24 x 22 inches, printed in up to 5 colors; ex-libris but with minimal markings only on the margins. George Hanneman Bennett in his book, “An Illustrated History of British Guiana” wrote that coffee was cultivated on the colony since after it was introduced from what is now Surinam. Inland and coastland plantations were laid out by the Dutch, where it was often cultivated alongside sugar, indigo and cocoa.

      Edwin’s first cousin was Eugene B. Valladares (BIRTH 7 JULY • Georgetown, British Guiana DEATH Toronto, Ontario, Canada) wed Marjorie Doreen de Freitas (BIRTH • British Guiana DEATH Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Eugene was son of Joseph Thistelton Valladares, the brother of John Llewellyn Sharples Valladares. 7. to Ownership by the British -Continuation of the Dutch Court of Policy 30 8. to British Crown Colony- The First Legislative Council of British Guiana 32 9. to The Second Legislative Council 33 to The Third Legislative Council 35 to The Fourth Legislative Council 37 File Size: KB.


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