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Donald Cameron (Demerara)

In August 1805 the following advertisement appeared in the Essequebo & Demerara Gazette, referring to the late Donald Cameron of Mahaica, Demerara:

On Monday the 2d of September next, will be exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by order of A. Shanks Esqr, Executor to the late Donald Cameron, at his house at the Ferry of Mahaica; about 20 seasoned Negroes, most of them Carpenters and Wood-Cutters, house Boys a Girl and washer woman; furniture, plate, &c. &c.
On the same day will be exposed for sale, (if not disposed off by that time) from 30 to 40 seasoned Negroes.
3d August 1805. Brereton & Kingston


In Edinburgh in 1816, Maryann Cameron, daughter of the late Donald Cameron, Demerara, married John Gelletly, a writer (solicitor) [GROS 685/01 0540 0215]. This could refer to the same Donald Cameron.



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