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Knight, Josephlocked

(b. c. 1753)
  • John W. Cairns

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Knight, Joseph (b.c. 1753), slave and litigant, was born in west Africa, where he was captured and sold to a Captain Knight. Captain Knight, by whose surname he was subsequently known, sold him in Jamaica, aged about thirteen, to John Wedderburn, probably in 1766. ...

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