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Slave-owner of a 'gang of slaves' attached to an estate known as Stuart's Manor in the Bahamas. He was also residuary heir of his cousin John Reid of Grenada and Greenwich (q.v.), who appears to have sold his estates and enslaved people before his [Reid's] death. In the event Sir John Stuart predeceased his cousin by a matter of weeks in 1815.
Gregory, Desmond. "Stuart, Sir John (1761–1815), army officer." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 23 Sep. 2004; Accessed 26 Apr. 2020. https://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-26717.
We are grateful to Victoria Lane of Lloyd's of London for pointing out the sequence in which John Reid of Grenada and Greenwich and Sir John Stuart died, and directing our attention to the references to 'slave-property' in the Bahamas in the will of Sir John Stuart.
Sir John Stuart was the residuary legatee of John Reid of Grenada and Greenwich, who described him as his...
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