Peter Robertson (Jamaica)

Peter Robertson was a planter and slave-owner in Jamaica. He owned Dunrobin Plantation, Friendship Valley Pen, Prospect pen, and the Weybridge Estate, and had interests in others.[1] He was elected to the House of Assembly of Jamaica in 1820 for the parish of Saint Thomas-in-the-East.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hon. Peter Robertson. Legacies of British Slave-ownership, University College London. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. ^ Hakewill, James. (1825) A Picturesque Tour of the Island of Jamaica, From Drawings Made in the Years 1820 and 1821. London: Hurst and Robinson & E. Lloyd. p. 13.
  3. ^ Votes of the Honourable House of Assembly of Jamaica, in a Session Begun October 31, 1820, and ended January 8, 1821.. Alexander Aikman, Jamaica, 1821. p. 3.

External linksEdit

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