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1729 - 1809
Quaker merchant and banker, abolitionist who manumitted enslaved people in Jamaica
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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:'Marguerite Besson', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/899568539/ [accessed 23rd March 2023].