Antigua is an island in the West Indies, and the vast wall of coral reef protecting the island is what drew the British Empire to its shores. In 1784, Admiral Horatio Nelson sailed to the island and established a naval base there. Antigua remained a British colony until 1981.1 Sir Stephen John Hill was Governor of Antigua from 1863-69.2
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Antigua. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria.

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