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Abbott, Peter Harrisslocked

(1774/5–1850)
  • John Richard Edwards

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Abbott, Peter Harriss (1774/5–1850), accountant and official assignee, was born on the island of St Christopher in the West Indies, the son of Peter Abbott and Jane Dijett. Abbott's early career remains obscure, but it is known that by 1812 he was in business as a merchant working from ...

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