Overseer on Bloxburgh estate in Port Royal c. 1820. Described by Benjamin McMahon as 'crafty and cruel - a man that had no feeling for any human being but himself - his orders were announced like a tempest sending every reed weeping to the ground.'
Benjamin McMahon, Jamaica Plantership: Eighteen Years Employed in the Planting Line in that Island (1839) p. 22.
We are grateful to Siddharth Singh Ahlawat for his assistance with compiling this entry.
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1820 [EA] - → Overseer