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Article on Jacobite Prisoner John Cameron (#1)
Maryland Gazette
March 1, 1753

James Mills, living in St. Mary's County, reports a runaway convict servant man named Thomas M'Clain, about age 17.  He is thought to be with John Cameron, who served his time with Jesse Wharton.

Editor's Note:  John Cameron was a Jacobite prisoner in the prisons at Carlisle and Chester.  He was one of four Camerons (two were named John) who departed Liverpool on either April 22 or May 5, 1747 (records vary).  They were placed aboard the transport "Johnson," which arrived in "Choptank" at Port Oxford, Maryland on July 16/17, 1747.  This first John Cameron was "free" by early 1753, as evidenced by this article.