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farmers of Barbados James Drax’s will

The first farmers of Barbados grew tobacco, in an attempt to emulate the success of the Virginia colony

A page from James Drax’s will >>

James Drax
Busts of James Drax and his wife Meliora, commissioned by their son Henry. Drax was the first sugar baron, instrumental in making Barbados the richest place in the Americas.
meliora Drax
St. Nicholas Abbey

St. Nicholas Abbey and Drax Hall (below), Barbados: two of the oldest surviving Jacobean mansions in the Americas

Drax Hall
Ruins of the sugar factory at Drax Hal

Sugar cane

Sugar cane growing today at Drax Hall

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