Steuart, Charles, 1725-1797.

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Born in Scotland, Steuart was sent to Virginia in 1742 as an apprentice to a Scottish tobacco factor. He was a merchant in Norfolk and Portsmouth [Va.] His diplomatic handling of a Norfolk riot led to his appointment as Receiver-General of Customs for the eastern central district and Receiver and Paymaster General of the American Board of Customs. Steuart retired to Edinburgh in 1788 where he died in 1797.

From the description of Papers, 1524-1882 1717-1792 [microform] (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 61679933

From the description of Papers, 1762-1789. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 19835508

Born in Scotland, Steuart was sent to Virginia in 1742 as an apprentice to a Scottish tobacco factor. He was a merchant in Norfolk and Portsmouth. His diplomatic handling of a Norfolk riot led to his appointment as Receiver-General of Customs for the eastern central district and Receiver and Paymaster General of the American Board of Customs. Steuart retired to Edinburgh in 1788 and died there in 1797.

From the guide to the Charles Steuart Papers, 1762-1789., (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

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Virginia
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Spain
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Virginia--Portsmouth
Spain
United States
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Riots
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Tobacco industry
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Death 1820

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