George Griswold (merchant)

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George Griswold was an American merchant in New York City who made an immense fortune in the time of the clipper trade with China. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1777/00/00 Elizabeth Griswold, wife of George Griswold, gives birth to a son, George Griswold. Born
1822/00/00 Brothers Nathaniel Lynde Griswold and George Griswold establish 'N L and G Griswold', a New York shipping firm to import sugar and rum from the Caribbean on clipper ships. They will later carry a large percentage of the China tea trade. Founder
1859/00/00 George Griswold passe away. Died
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