Greig, John, 1779-1858

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Birth 1779
Death 1858

Biographical notes:

Lawyer, landowner, United States Representative.

From the description of Papers, 1816-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122573465

Lawyer, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York State, member of the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.

From the description of Statement of account with Thomas Morris, 1843 April 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122434284

Lawyer, banker, educator, and Congressman, from Canandaigua (Ontario Co.), N.Y.

From the description of Correspondence, 1846-1847. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20748540

Land agent, lawyer.

John Greig was a land speculator prominent in the economic development of western New York State.

From the description of John Greig papers, 1794-1870. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64074647


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