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Article on Jacobite Prisoner John Cameron (#1 or #2)
Maryland Gazette
November 11, 1756

George Steuart says that John Cameron robbed the store house of John Skinner, of Calvert County.  He was captured near Mr. Snowden's iron works in Prince George's County, but escaped again.  He is a Scotsman who came here after the last rebellion. John Skinner added that he is 'a great Gamester.'

Editor's Note: It is unclear which John Cameron is referenced in the above article.  Jacobite prisoners in the prisons at Carlisle and Chester, four of who were Camerons (two were named John), 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.  John Cameron (#1) was "free" by early 1753, while John (#2) escaped in late January/early February 1755.