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Barbados Jewish Community

Type / Call #COMMUNAL / I-139CONSISTS OF TYPED COPIES OF VARIOUS MATERIALS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF JEWS IN BARBADOS. AMONG THE ITEMS INCLUDED ARE A LIST OF TAXES CHARGED TO JEWISH INHABITANTS (1679), EXTRACTS FROM THE MINUTE BOOKS OF CONGREGATION NIDHE ISRAEL, WHICH MENTION, AMONG OTHERS, CONG. MIKVEH ISRAEL, PHILADELPHIA, CONG. BETH ELOHIM, CHARLESTON, THE JEWISH CONGEGATION OF ST. EUSTATIA, U.S. PRESIDENTS JAMES GARFIELD AND CHESTER A. ARTHUR, AND THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF JAMAICA (1752-1848), AND AN INDEX OF NAMES AND AGES FROM THE CENSUS OF BARBADOS TAKEN IN 1715. A PORTION OF THIS MATERIAL CAN BE FOUND IN "PUBLICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY," VOL. 26, PP. 250-56
Years1679-1901
LocalityBarbados ,
Size26 pp.

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