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Lampson, Sir Curtis Miranda, first baronet (1806–1885), fur merchant and telegraph cable promoter, the fourth son of William Lampson of Newhaven, Vermont, USA, and his wife, Rachel, daughter of George Powell of Louisborough, Massachusetts, was born in Newhaven, Vermont, on 21 September 1806. He worked first as a clerk in a store in ...

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Pender, Sir John (1816–1896), textile merchant and telegraph entrepreneur, was born on 10 September 1816, at Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, the second child of James Pender, textile merchant of the Vale of Leven, Dunbartonshire, and his wife, Marion, née Mason. Pender had a sister, ...