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date: 11 November 2019

Africanus, George John Scipiolocked

(1762/3–1834)
  • Kathleen Chater

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Africanus, George John Scipio (1762/3–1834), businessman, was born around 1763, probably in Sierra Leone in West Africa. At the time of his birth the British post on Bunce Island there was managed by a London-based slave-trading company. Africanus may have been born near there or somewhere further inland....

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