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PRINTED AND SOLD BY JAMES HUMPHREYS,
At the Corner of Second and Walnut-streets.
BARBADOES.-First Arrival of the English at this Island - Origin,
progress, and termination of the Proprietary Government.-Revenue
granted to the crown of four and a half per centum on all the pro-
duce exported, how obtained.-Origin of the Act of Navigation.
Situation and extent of the island. --Soil and prodace.--Population,
-Decline, and causes thereof.-Exports and Imports. ..
Grenada and its Dependencies.--First discovery, name, and inhabitants,
-French invasion and establishment in 1650.-War with, and ex-
termination of the natives. The island and its dependencies conveyed
to the count De Cerillac.-Misconduct and punishment of the deputy
governor.-The colony reverts to the crown of France.- State of the
island in 1700.-And again in 1762, when captured by the English.
-Stipulations in favour of the French inhabitants. First measur es
of the British government.-Claim of the crown to levy a duty of four