For details of the life and times of Jane Harry, the brilliant illegitimate daughter of Thomas Hibbert 1710-1780 see:
Dr Judith Jennings. A Trio of Talented Women: Abolition, Gender and Political Participation, 1780-1791... and...
Jane Harry Thresher and Mary Morris Knowles Speak Out for Liberty in Jamaica and England.
For the early history of the slave trade see.
The Dynamics of the Slave Market and Slave Purchasing Patterns in Jamaica, 1655-1788. Trevor Burnard and Kenneth Morgan.