1st Feb 1836 | 8 Enslaved | £128 4S 11D
Parliamentary Papers p. 29.
T71/861: awarded to Augustus H. Beaumont, assignee from Mary Jane Don
1785 - 1854
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.
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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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© Copyright Legacies of British Slave-ownership - UCL Department of History 2017
CITING THIS RECORD:'Jamaica Kingston 553', Legacies of British Slave-ownership database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/claim/view/11768 [accessed 23rd March 2017].