Last edited by Guzshura
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | History

3 edition of Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands found in the catalog.

Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands

  • 327 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Office of the "Nassau guardian" .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23488397M
OCLC/WorldCa5510422

Nassau & Bahama Islands’ Leading Newspaper forces landed on the islands on 21 May. After some fierce fighting, the capital, Stanley, was liberated when the Argentines surrendered on 14 June.   Dorian has been pummeling the northwestern corner of the Bahamas over the past 24 hours. This is an area that includes Grand Bahama Island, home to the major cruise destination of Freeport. The other major cruise port in the Bahamas, Nassau, is well to the south of Grand Bahama Island in an area less affected by the storm. He told how a youth brought back a cake from Nassau and gave a slice of it to one of his + Ways of setting a fix, e.g., taking an article of clothing, or hair or photograph, etc. See previous chapter diagram. 2. DEFRIES. Amelia, "The Fortunate Islands", London, , Pgs. * She was at Eight Mile Rock on the island of Grand Bahama. Elmira, New York. Elmira was incorporated as a city in The Elmira Water Company was incorporated in by Elijah P. Brooks, William T. Post, William Beach, John T. Rathbon, Gabriel L. Smith, Arcalous Wyckoff and Eli Wheeler "for the purpose of supplying the village of .


Share this book
You might also like
Shifting borders and a tattered passport

Shifting borders and a tattered passport

mathematical sciences

mathematical sciences

Trauma secrets

Trauma secrets

Road to Sodom

Road to Sodom

International Money and Finance

International Money and Finance

Advertising allowances

Advertising allowances

review of water-based recreation in Western Australia

review of water-based recreation in Western Australia

Minitab Handbook - STATS for Business

Minitab Handbook - STATS for Business

Seven fallen pillars

Seven fallen pillars

Divorce in New Zealand

Divorce in New Zealand

2001 census housing series.

2001 census housing series.

Proto-Arawakan and its descendants

Proto-Arawakan and its descendants

MAIDS model of Irish meat demand

MAIDS model of Irish meat demand

Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands Download PDF EPUB FB2

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Excerpt from Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands I hope my fellow colonists will di se pages no hint of unkindly caricat attempt to present the Bahamas picturesque and interesting form.

Rest - athough many volumes ma e been written, each new beholder is another Cortez. About the Publisher Forgotten Books.

Excerpt from Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands I hope my fellow colonists will di se pages no hint of unkindly caricat attempt to present the Bahamas picturesque and interesting form.

Rest - athough many volumes ma e been written, each new beholder is another Cortez. About the PublisherAuthor: George J. Northcroft. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands by George J H. Northcroft. Publication date PublisherPages:   Sketches of Summerland: giving some account of Nassau and the Bahama islands giving some account of Nassau and the Bahama islands by George J.

Northcroft. Publisher Office of the "Nassau guardian", Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of New. Sketches of Summerland: giving some account of Nassau and the Bahama islands / By George J.

Northcroft. Abstract. Edition statement from es bibliographical of access: Internet Publisher: Nassau: Office of the "Nassau Guardian", Year: OAI. Sketches of Summerland, giving some account of Nassau Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands book the Bahama islands.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: George J H. Northcroft. Sketches of Summerland, giving some account of Nassau and the Bahama islands: by G. Northcroft () (Reprint) [Leatherbound] Northcroft, George J H.

Published by Pranava Books (). Sketches of Summerland, Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands An American Private Secretary's Memoir of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor Nassau, Bahamas 16 May by Jean D.

Hardcastle-Taylor and Hugo Vickers. Paperback. Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide. Get this from a library. Sketches of Summerland: giving some account of Nassau and the Bahama islands. [George J H Northcroft]. Rhodora Northcroft, George J. Summerland giving some account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands.

Sketches of Summerland giving some account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands. Chapter 10 Climate. pp Massachusets. 55 pp. Reprinted Proc. Massachusetts Hist. Soc. 2nd Ser. Haweis, Stephen. The following are some of the subject terms used to find Geography books using COBWEB, the library's online catalog: Agricultural geography.

Biogeography. Classification--Books--Geography. Communism and geography. Economic geography. Environmental geography. Historical geography. Human geography. Maps. Medical geography. Physical geography. The West India Committee Library Catalogue 1 CLASSMARK AUTHOR TITLE IMPRINT AA GUY Guyana. Geological Survey.

Mineral exploration map of Guyana / compiled and drawn in the Geologi. Northcroft, G. Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands. Nassau: Nassau Guardian, (two-thirds of the book), while the second part dealing with.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "History of the Bahama Islands, with a special study of the abolition of slavery in the colony".

Worri → Deutsch. Worri is a mancala game played on the Bahamas. The game was first reported by George J. Northcroft who observed it in at Fort Winton 10 miles east of Nassau. Its rules have not yet been described, but it can be assumed that they are similar to Oware.

The game is also mentioned by Michael Craton and Gail Saunders in their book "Islanders in the Stream: A History of. The Bahamas were inhabited by the Lucayans, a branch of the Arawakan-speaking Taíno people, for many centuries.

Columbus was the first European to see the islands, making his first landfall in the 'New World' in Later, the Spanish shipped the native Lucayans to slavery on Hispaniola, after which the Bahama islands were mostly deserted from untilwhen English colonists from.

The national flag of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas consists of a black triangle situated at the hoist with three horizontal bands: aquamarine, gold and aquamarine.

Adopted in to replace the British Blue Ensign defaced with the emblem of the Crown Colony of the Bahama Islands, it has been the flag of the The Bahamas since the country gained independence that year.

Bahamas -- Nassau. Notes Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in General Note: Description based on: Vol. 49, no. (J ). Funding: Funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: Enabling New Scholarship through Increasing Access to Unique Materials grant program.

McKinnon, Daniel Tour through the British West Indies in the years andgiving a particular account of the Bahama Islands, London, J. White for R. Taylor. Details of a Grand Tour in the nineteenth-century manner. Contains occasional bits of useful information. Google Scholar.

A Plan for Managing the Growth of Tourism in the Commonwealth of the Bahama Islands. Washington: Ministry of Tourism (Bahamas). Chomsky. Aviva. Being Some Studies in Nassau and at Grand Bahama during Sketches of Summerland, Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands.

Plus Chic Pas Cher "Pay Less For The Best!" - Threads of Fate Determine Human Life Plus Chic Pas Cher "Pay Less For The Best!" - Get to know Baden-Baden: A Travel And Town Guide Plus Chic Pas Cher "Pay Less For The Best!" - The Truth About Enochian Magick (Truth About Series) Plus Chic Pas Cher "Pay Less For The Best!" - The Fresh Fire Plus Chic Pas Cher "Pay Less For The Best!".

The same goes for hotels. You can expect all of the hotels outside of the affected Grand Bahama and the Abacos to be open for business.

The Bahamas are also a popular cruise stop and that hasn’t changed. The only port that isn’t open is Freeport in Grand Bahama, but cruise lines are still stopping in Nassau and the Out Islands.

The main islands and groups, beginning from the north-west are: Little and Great Abaco, with Great Bahama to the west; Eleuthera (probably corrupted from Spanish Isla de Tierra) Cat, Watling or Guanahani, and Rum cay on the outer line towards the open ocean, with New Providence, the Exuma chain and Long Island forming an inner line to the west.

Bythe population was ab with about 8, Negroes, and about 8, New Loyalists. Most of these Loyalists settled in the uninhabited Out Islands and set up plantations there. Nassau, also buzzed with activity. McKinnen gives an interesting account of the Bahamian slave trade.

- Explore EMBRACE Resort's board "Bahamas Celebrities", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Bahamas, Bahamian, Celebrities pins. Some were gifts by the Royals to other members of the royal family and some purchased by wealthy individuals for their private pleasure.

This is once again becoming a serious matter of concern on the Exumas as cays are swallowed up by wealthy land speculators and all-inclusive developments that seek to create a four-star Paradise out of natural.

Mar 9, - Explore Vanessa Ansell | Islands's board "Old Bahamas", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Bahamas, Winslow homer paintings, Islands in the stream pins. - Explore outislands's board "Old Bahamas", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Bahamas, Bahamas vacation, Nassau.8 pins. UJ P. Box N, Nassau, Bahama 4 P. Box F, Freeport, Grand B Offices at: o Norfolk House Frederick St. 1 z Trinity Place & Market St.

Tel. 2 0 Glasgow House Robinson Rd. - Churchill Bldg. Freeport Tel.: Interest on Savings Account even HIGHER rates on Fixed 0 0 TO IFINCO SA SAVE AT FINCO SAVE AT TOO EARLY L: '. I '.-P AT PINCO I. Getting back to Abaco is the dream of Betty Edmond, a year-old cook who picked at some fries with her son and husband in a restaurant at a Nassau.

The sculpture was one of several made by Burrows in the s and s to highlight Bahamian culture. His work can be found in Nassau, Exuma, San Salvador and Abaco. The Conch was created in and was displayed on a roundabout near the airport in Nassau; however, it was removed once construction began on the roadways.

20 hours ago  At the same time, some who survived. Breezes Resorts & Spas, Nassau, New Providence. Hurricane Dorian is the strongest storm ever to hit the Bahamas, and the country will struggle to get its tourism-based economy back on track for quite some time.

Discover Bahama Breeze, a Caribbean restaurant & grill serving the best in Caribbean cuisine. NORTHCROFT, G.J.H., "Sketches of Summerland", Nassau Guardian Publication,pages and + This book is a legitimate work on local healing, and has absolutely no connection with Obeah.

I have talked with Mrs. Higgs on many occasions and she disassociates the practise of bush medicine completely from Obeah.

Mrs. W ITHOUT indulging in too familiar details of an ocean voyage, let me briefly sketch some interesting features of my visit to Nassau in the month of March, for the island of New Providence is unique and interesting on account of its wonderful flowers and trees as well as the curious customs of its picturesque natives.

One interesting bit of the voyage from New York was the sight of the. NASSAU, Bahamas -- After a radical rebranding exercise inCable Bahamas has reinvented itself yet again by giving its web presence a complete makeover. The upgraded company site, which goes live on Thursday, June 18 athas been entirely rebuilt to include an ultramodern design, streamlined user experience, enhanced.

Nassau, 23rd Feb., BAHAMA ALHAMC FIB ~ Book Almanac for is printed and ready for salo at this office. Price 4s. sterling. The Sheot Calendar, prico Is.

stg. Guardian Office. Feb. 13, TO L ET IN THE WESTERN DISTRICT, SUITABLE APARTMENTS, with or without furniture. For paiticulars, apply at the Guardian Office. As the breezes wash over us, we must be aware of the richness of our past on these apparently far-flung and, for some, 'unnecessary' islands.

We cannot decrease the physical distance between our islands, but we can work to celebrate our culture and understanding that each island, each community has a special place in Bahamian culture and history.

Find the best deals on vacation packages to destinations in Mexico, Caribbean, Hawaii, Central America, and South America with Your All-Inclusive Apple Vacation includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, round-trip airport transfers, and the services of an in-resort Apple representative.

Book online or call 1 (). She turned her considerable energies and influence to the Women’s Suffrage Movement which was organized in The Bahamas in the s. By the suffragettes had convinced Parliament to give women the right to vote, and Dame Alberta and the women of the Bahama Islands marked their ‘X’ for the first time in the General Election."Eric Wiberg's ability, to unearth obscure historical facts, keeps me in a constant state of surprise.

I commend his relentless determination to verify every detail, with local sources in Nassau's historical community, for corroboration of his findings."--Capt. Paul C. Aranha, Author, The Island Airman and his Bahama Islands Home.The Creative Nassau Market exemplifies community – we work together as a team to make a creative tourism experience that is informative and exciting, not only for the visitors, but also for our fellow artisans and the general public.

[ ] CLICK HERE for more in Bahama Islands info.