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Documents from the St. Joseph Estate, Mayaro

 Collection
Identifier: SC99
Scope and Contents The first set of East Indian Immigrants arrived in Trinidad on May 30, 1845 to provide labour on the sugar estates as indentured labourers, including the St. Joseph estate in Mayaro. This estate was located in South Trinidad. Upon completion of their term of industrial residence, the immigrants were issued with certificates of completion. The collection has 11 of these certificates. The certificates were rolled and held in metal canisters. The two other documents are: a receipt for house and...
Dates: 1873-1890

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  • Subject: Indentured servants -- Trinidad and Tobago -- 19th century. X