Merchant of Amsterdam.
T71/885 British Guiana no. 357.
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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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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CITING THIS RECORD:'Jan Frederick Scharff', Legacies of British Slave-ownership database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/8125 [accessed 18th December 2017].