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Title The Description of the Cacao, by Sir Thomas Lynch
Reference Eg 2395
Library The British Library
Date 1673
Description A description of cocoa sent to the recipient of a box containing cocoa pods shipped from Jamaica by Thomas Lynch, the Governor of Jamaica at the time.
Document Type Manuscript
Primary Commodity Chocolate
Theme Trade and Commerce; Cultivation
Keywords cocoa, plantation, crop, agriculture, colony, importation, exportation
Region Central America and the Caribbean, Europe
Places Jamaica; England
Additional Information Please note that these folios are from the following collection: Miscellaneous official papers relating to the English settlements in America and the West Indies, chiefly documents submitted to, or, issuing from, the Council of Trade and Plantations, with a few original letters; 1627-1699. A large part of the collection appears to have been formed by Thomas Povey, Secretary to the Council
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