West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)
Evan Bailie & Co. shown in the Bristol P.O. Directory 1838 was presumably a continuation of Evan Baillie & Sons, as was Baillie, Ames & Baillie apparently separately.
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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