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John Murray Forbes

  1. Following the death of his brother, Tom, John_Murray_Forbes entered the Old China Trade at the behest of his uncles, the Perkins family. (Web site)
  2. This was John Murray Forbes's main job during the two years he spent in China (Gibson 2001; Malloy 1998). (Web site)
  3. His family and politics are covered in Sarah Forbes Hughes, ed., Letters and recollections of John Murray Forbes, 2 vols. (Web site)
  4. His family and politics are covered in Sarah Forbes Hughes, ed., Letters and recollections of John_Murray_Forbes, 2 vols. (Web site)
  5. The main reason is one John_Murray_Forbes, a member of the rich Yankee clan that feasted off the China trade. (Web site)


  1. John Murray Forbes ( February 23, 1813 --- October 12, 1898) was an American railroad magnate, merchant, philanthropist and abolitionist.
  2. This biography tells the story of the part played by John Murray Forbes in the development of the railroad system of the Middle West.


  1. The bulk of the John_Murray_Forbes papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. (Web site)
  2. This collection consists of the papers of Boston businessman John_Murray_Forbes, 1854-1898, including correspondence, letterpress books, and account books. (Web site)
  3. The John_Murray_Forbes papers consist of three record cartons (stored offsite) and four extra-tall volumes (stored onsite) that spans the years 1854-1898. (Web site)


  1. John_Murray_Forbes made a considerable fortune from reinvestment in railroads from the 1840s onwards.
  2. Ralph Bennet Forbes's third son, John_Murray_Forbes, like his two older brothers, went to China at an early age and soon acquired a great fortune. (Web site)
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