London - 1837 - 1837
Established in London in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram to care for babies at risk of abandonment.
Charles Harrison left the Foundling Hospital £1200 in his will made and proved in 1837.
1787 - 1861
Enslaved boy on Unity Valley Pen, Jamaica. Manumitted in 1795 by David Barclay and removed to Philadelphia, with 29 other freed persons from the estate, where he was placed under the care of Society for Improving the Condition of Free Blacks.
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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