Friday, June 15, 2007

056. American China Traders

In this website one can find the information The House of Perkins 1 : J & T.H. Perkins, The House of Perkins 2 and the Cushing and Sturgis branches. Those were wealthy Americans who accumulated their fortune from China Trade

The success of the Empress of China stimulated a group of New York and Albany businessmen to consider their own venture to Canton, employing an 85-ton sloop appropriately named the Experiment.

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