Dec. 26, 1695

Act for raising money for and towards the defense of this island, passed by the House of Assembly of Jamaica [Jamaica]: “And be it further Enacted and ordained by the authority aforesaid, that the Nation and People of the Jews, residing within this island, pay or cause to be paid […] over and above and besides the tax [the tax on all inhabitants], the sum of Seven Hundred and Fifty Pounds, to be raised, rated, assessed, taxed, collected and paid by [names of 12 Jews follow] or any five of them […] within a month.”
The Portuguese Jews of Jamaica. Mordechai Arbell. Canoe Press, 2000: Jamaica. Page 44. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 3/2017