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date: 26 May 2020

Harris, Richardlocked

(d. 1734)
  • James A. Rawley


Harris, Richard (d. 1734), slave trader and lobbyist, is of obscure ancestry. He was in St Kitts in the West Indies in 1694, where he observed that French privateers, by intercepting provisions from British North America, caused Barbados planters 'to suffer much & their Negroes perish for want...

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