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Porter, George Richardsonlocked

(1792–1852)
  • Henry Parris

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Porter, George Richardson (1792–1852), civil servant and statistician, was born in London, the son of a merchant. Educated at Merchant Taylors' School, London, he traded from 1813 in sugar and wine from various London addresses. About 1820 he married Sarah, daughter of Abraham Ricardo...

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