The View From Mount Clarence

A look back at settlement along Western Australia's South Coast

Tag: Colonialism elsewhere

  • More thoughts on the Taylor slave money and Patrick’s time at Albany

    Originally Posted 24 May 2014: The Caribbean Connection There is an obvious contradiction between the gaining of Patrick Taylor’s father’s wealth in the business of trading slaves and the pursuit of freedom for Polly Graham, his mixed-race wife and lover owned by his cousin Simon. John Taylor was driven first and foremost by the pursuit…