Mathew Gregory Lewis account of his initial residence in Jamaica, from 1815-1816, depicts his distinct perspective on slaves and his interactions with them.Immediately upon his arrival, Lewis claimed a paternal role in relation to his slaves, which he, like all white men, saw as inferior beings, incapable of self-sufficiency.With thanks to Brendan at Bat Gippa photography for all the pictures above, taken when they played Wolverhampton Slade Rooms last year. More writing by him can be found at his author’s archive.In my analysis of two dissimilar accounts of slave resistance in Jamaica during the early 19th century, I hope to construct a broad picture of the types of punishments that plantation owners and their employees used against slaves who chose to resist oppression.Conversely, the slaves also used this uncommon relationship to manipulate Lewis.Knowing that he believed himself to be morally righteous, the slaves knew he would not knowingly allow the brutal tortures and punishments so common on Jamaican plantations.African-Native American Books-Authors-Reviews Caribbean Research Discuss! DNA Research Family Reunions Free Persons of Color Genealogy & History Newspapers Slave Research States Research Surnames & Family Research . We have designed this site to assist the African-ancestored researcher throughout the Diaspora to find a path to the last slaveholder or the suspected last slaveholder.
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When thirty slaves feigned sicknesses on one day "in order to sit idle, and chat away the time with their friends." Lewis responded to this by distributing gifts to them from England.
He then let the slaves take possession of his own dwelling so that they could "amuse themselves." Soon the slaves began to comply once more with their "massa," feeding his already bulging ego.
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