Russell and Company

  • American

Russell and Company was an American shipping company that specialised in trading tea, silk and opium with China. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Person From To
Chief of Operations of Russell and Company in Canton, Partner Warren Delano II 1840
Partner in 1842 Russell R Sturgis 1844
Command of the ship LINTIN moored in the Pearl River Cap Robert Bennet Forbes 1830
Clerk, Partner Abiel Abbot Low 1833 1840

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1839/00/00 Robert B Forbes becomes head of the great China firm of Russell and Company, his uncles' concern having merged with it, in China. History
1840/00/00 Russell and Company acquires opium trader Russell, Sturgis and Company. History
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