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Article on Jacobite Prisoner John Cameron (#2)
Maryland Gazette
March 13, 1755

Daniel Meconekin, living on Kent Island (at Broad Creek), reports a runaway servant man named Thomas Johnson, about age 24.  He's probably gone off with a servant man named John Cameron, and they're probably headed for St. Mary's County.

Editor's Note:  John Cameron was a Jacobite prisoner in the prisons at Carlisle and Chester, and 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.  Unlike the other John Cameron (#1), who was "free" by early 1753, this man had to escape from his owner.  Based on his reported age at this time, he must have been a very young soldier when captured.