Demerara Merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)
Merchant of Demerara. In 1840 the partners were given as George Anderson; Thomas Smith; Solomon Swetman; and Duncan M'Donald
London Gazette 19871 03/07/1840 p. 1581.
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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