Edgar, William, 1739-1820

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Dates:
Birth 1739
Death 1820

Biographical notes:

William Edgar (1736-1820) was an Irish-born merchant of Detroit, Michigan, where he was a financial agent for the British Army post. He moved to New York City in 1780 or 1781 and engaged in trade with China and East India.

From the description of William Edgar papers, 1750-1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122314062

From the guide to the William Edgar papers, 1750-1870, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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Occupations:

  • Merchants

Places:

  • Calcutta (India) (as recorded)
  • Calcutta (India) (as recorded)
  • Canton (China) (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Detroit (Mich.) (as recorded)
  • Guangzhou (China) (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Detroit (Mich.) (as recorded)