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AN

HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL

ACCOUNT OF

THE BERMUDAS,

FROM

THEIR DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TİME.

BY

WILLIAM FRITH WILLIAMS.

“Where the remote Bermudas ride,
['th' Ocean's bosom unespied.”

Andrew Marvell. -

LONDON:
THOMAS CAUTLEY NEW BY, PUBLISHER,

72, MORTIMER STREET, CAVENDISH SQUARE.

1848.

LONDON : W. OSTELL, PRINTER, HART STREET, BLOOMSBURY SQUARE.

TO

HIS EXCELLENCY

LIEUTENANT-COLONEL WILLIAM REID, C.B.,

GOVERNOR

AND

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF

OF

THE BERMUDAS,

This Volume,

WHEREIN AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO FURNISH A SUCCINCT HISTORICAL

ACCOUNT OF A COLONY DAILY INCREASING

IN INTEREST AND IMPORTANCE,

AND THE PROSPERITY OF WHICH IS MAINLY ATTRIBUTABLE

TO HIS UNWEARIED AND DISINTERESTED EFFORTS TO

PROMOTE ITS IMPROVEMENT,

IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED BY

THE AUTHOR.

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