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Stewart, Johnlocked

  • Keith McClelland


Stewart, John (1789–1860), slave owner and politician, was acknowledged in the will of John Stewart (1754/5–1826), owner of sugar plantations and enslaved in the Berbice, Demerara, Grenada, Trinidad, and elsewhere, as his natural son with Mary Duncan, a resident of Demerara, who was probably either black or mixed race. ...

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