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Title Letter from William Browne, Governor of Bermuda, Reporting on the Successful Growing of Cotton in Bermuda
Reference CO 37/40/21
Library The National Archives
Date 5 Feb 1787
Description Browne acknowledges the receipt of Thomas Lord Sydney's correspondence and comments on various despatches concerning the possible cultivation of cotton on the island, trade regulations between British colonies and the United States of America, acts regarding shipping and navigation, and an unsuccessful attempt to harm the king.
Document Type Correspondence
Primary Commodity Cotton
Theme Cultivation
Keywords trade regulations, shipping, colony, climate
Region Central America and the Caribbean, North America, Europe
Places Bermuda; Antigua; USA; England
Copyright The National Archives