Now the chief settlement. In 1852 Nicolls Town was the chief settlement. And the island population was 1032. I met individuals who stated that they had Indian ancestry; but with the exception of two women. Mother and daughter. I saw no physical suggestion of it. The Indian descendants are located for the most part. However. At Nicolls Town. And my stay there was brief. These Southern loyalists migrated also to Jamaica. They took their slaves with them. In comparing certain tales in the following collection with tales collected in our Southern States. These facts of migration should be borne in mind.