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date: 20 October 2019

Ryland, Johnlocked

(1716/17–1798)
  • W. P. Courtney
  • , revised by Michael Bevan

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Ryland, John (1716/17–1798), friend of Samuel Johnson, was born in London, but spent his early years at Stratford upon Avon. Though trained for the law he entered commerce, and for many years was a West India merchant on Tower Hill, London. As a young man he spent much of his time with ...

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Gentleman's Magazine