Journal of a West India Proprietor: Kept During a Residence in the Island of Jamaica

@inproceedings{Lewis1999JournalOA,
  title={Journal of a West India Proprietor: Kept During a Residence in the Island of Jamaica},
  author={M. Lewis},
  year={1999}
}
Every man of humanity must wish that slavery, even in its best and most mitigated form, had never found a legal sanction, and must regret that its system is now so incorporated with the welfare of Great Britain as well as of Jamaica, as to make its extirpation an absolute impossibilitiy, without the certainty of producing worse mischiefs than the one which we annihilate. Matthew Lewis is best remembered as the author of the sensational Gothic novel The Monk (1796). He was also a slave-owner… Expand
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