Maps of Jamaica by James Robertson, 1804

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James Robertson, originally from the island of Yell in Shetland, emigrated to Jamaica by 1778. From 1796-1799 he surveyed the most detailed maps of Jamaica at the time, which were engraved and published in London in 1804.

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