in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 468 words.
Sharpe, Sam (d. 1832), rebel slave leader, was born in Jamaica. He officially belonged to Croydon estate in St James parish, but worked as a domestic slave in Montego Bay, the second...