Presumably the same George Colquhoun Grant who was appointed a 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Ceylon Regiment on 15/06/1809, promoted to 1st Lieutenant on 02/02/1811 and who retired on half-pay 19/12/1822.
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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