Extract of a private letter, St Ann’s, Barbados (CO 28/85)
I assure you the conduct of our Bourbon Blacks, particularly the Light company under Captain Firth (an old twelfth hand) has been the admiration of everybody, and deservedly.« Return to Bussa’s rebellion
3. Read all parts of Source 3. This is an extract of a private letter, St Ann’s, Barbados 27 April 1816.
- What is the attitude of the writer to the insurgents?
- How many men were killed on both sides?