Abortive merger 1865 with Banco Maua of Brazil [and linkages of Baron of Maua with English firms financing slave-trading 'behind the facade of imports and exports': Carruthers & Co.; Mackay, Miller & Co., Hogg, Adam & Co., and 'Andrew and Edward'.]
1.Geoffrey Jones, Banks and money: international and comparative finance in history, pp. 40-1.
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.