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Attorney and manager
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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CITING THIS RECORD:'William Johnson', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146636349/ [accessed 29th November 2022].