Demerara Merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)
Merchant of Demerara. In 1840 the partners were given as George Anderson; Thomas Smith; Solomon Swetman; and Duncan M'Donald
London Gazette 19871 03/07/1840 p. 1581.
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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