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Courtauld, Samuellocked

(1793–1881)
  • D. C. Coleman

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Courtauld, Samuel (1793–1881), silk manufacturer, was born in Albany, New York, USA, on 1 June 1793, the eldest son of George Courtauld (1761–1823) and Ruth, daughter of Stephen Minton of Cork. The Courtaulds had come to England as Huguenot refugees at the end of the seventeenth century where for three generations they worked and prospered as silversmiths in ...

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